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Mabela is the first African woman to assume this position, which is a thing of endless pride for both women and Africans all over the world.

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Lieutenant Commander, Zimasa Mabela, made history today, August 26, when she took command of a navy vessel.

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Lieutenant Commander, Zimasa Mabela, with family play

Lieutenant Commander, Zimasa Mabela, with family

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Mabela is the first African woman to assume this position, which is a thing of endless pride for both women and Africans all over the world.

The Navy Vessel to be commandeered by Lieutenant commander, Zimasa Mabela play

The Navy Vessel to be commandeered by Lieutenant commander, Zimasa Mabela

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Mabela will be at the helm of SAS Umhloti (South African Navy ship) after taking over from the officer in charge, Commander Brian Shor.

The outgoing commanding officer, Commander Brian Shor, and Lieutenant Commander, Zimasa Mabela play

The outgoing commanding officer, Commander Brian Shor, and Lieutenant Commander, Zimasa Mabela

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"She will be taking over from Commander Brian Shor, who is currently the officer in commanding, SAS Umhloti. We are looking up at more women taking over commanding vessels.” said Lieutenant Obed Medupe.

Photos from the swearing in ceremony of Lieutenant Commander, Zimasa Mabela play

Photos from the swearing in ceremony of Lieutenant Commander, Zimasa Mabela

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