A Gweru based entrepreneur, Mrs Smelly Dube has scooped five awards at a Women’s Leadership Awards held in Harare.

Mrs Dube says she dedicates her awards to every woman in Zimbabwe and Africa.

The Minister Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare, Cde Prisca Mupfumira, who also received an award, encouraged women to support each other at work places and to avoid  undermining each other.

The national broadcaster, ZBC also received an award for championing women’s issues through broadcasting.

Other award winners called on the corporate world to provide quality service in order to be recognised.

The Minister for State for Harare Metropolitan Province, Cde Miriam Chikukwa and the Minister of Women Affairs, Gender and Community Development, Cde Nyasha Chikwinya were also honoured for championing community development.