The Diplomat: Meet the First African-Pakistani Lawmaker

At just 39, mother-of-three Tanzeela Qambrani has made history. Qambrani secured a seat in the legislature of Sindh province in Pakistan, making her the first member of the Sheedi minority to become a lawmaker in Pakistan. (Photo courtesy: Tanzeela Qambrani)
Updated 29 September 2018
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The Diplomat: Meet the First African-Pakistani Lawmaker

September 28 – The Diplomat report by Jeremy Luedi states that at just 39, mother-of-three Tanzeela Qambrani has made history. Qambrani secured a seat in the legislature of Sindh province in Pakistan, making her the first member of the Sheedi minority to become a lawmaker in Pakistan. Unlike other minorities in the country, the Sheedis can trace their roots far beyond Sindh — they are the descendants of the African slaves, sailors, and soldiers who made South Asia their home in centuries past.

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IOL: Proteas Women draw level in T20 thriller against Pakistan

Updated 23 May 2019
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IOL: Proteas Women draw level in T20 thriller against Pakistan

May 22: IOL states that Shabnim Ismail grabbed two wickets and Lizelle Lee scored a half-century as the Proteas Women pulled off a last-over T20 international victory over Pakistan at Willowmoore Park in Benoni on Wednesday.

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