South African woman makes landmark Everest summit - News Summed Up

South African woman makes landmark Everest summit


Nepal's Tourism Department confirmed that Khumalo had made the summit but had no record on whether she was the first black African woman. By AFPMore by this AuthorA South African business executive reached the top of Mount Everest on Thursday in what is believed to be the first summit of the world's highest mountain by a black African woman. Khumalo's Summits with a Purpose expedition organiser said she was the first black African woman to reach the top of Everest. FIRST BLACK AFRICAN WOMANNepal's Tourism Department confirmed that Khumalo had made the summit but had no record on whether she was the first black African woman. In 2003, South African park ranger Sibusiso Vilane became the first black person to summit Mount Everest.


Source: Daily Nation May 16, 2019 11:19 UTC



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