There have been 59 female leaders in the past half century, according to a 2016 report from the World Economic Forum.
Sirimavo Bandaranaike, from Sri Lanka, was the first back in 1960.
Hillary Clinton, if elected, will become the 60th female leader and the most powerful woman in history.
Listen to the audio below for more detail.
Enter your email address in the form below to receive a newsletter containing the most-read articles of the week from Bruce Whitfield’s The Money Show every Friday morning in your inbox.
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield played a clip from his colleague Xolani Gwala, who interviewed the deputy minister.
The Money Show's Bruce Whitfield interviews NUM Head of Transformation Luthando Brukwe.
The recent closure of two illegal online marketplaces selling contraband has put the dark web back in the spotlight.
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Ratcliffe for his weekly “ShapeShifter” feature.
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Otto, a man who has learned a thing or five these last few weeks.
Trump biographer Tim O'Brien (he’s also the Opinion Executive Editor at Bloomberg) speaks to Bruce Whitfield on The Money Show.
Dr Khoza is admired by South Africans for her role in the SABC inquiry as a ANC member of parliament.
Government is intending to change the way foreign income is taxed by introducing taxes to a large South African diaspora.
Got a spare R200 or R300 a month? Here’s how to make that money work hard and grow…
"Recognise that it’s not the end, it’s the beginning." Expert advise for school-leavers who want to improve their results.
Warren Ingram discusses his new book in which he shares practical ways for ordinary people to achieve financial freedom.
WIN R2000! But only if you can prove you're a whiz of the MTN Biz Quiz by answering the following three questions...
Is social trend Blesserfinder, where girls are allegedly matching up with rich 'benefactors' in exchange for sex, a real thing?