Ladies First: Africa's Michelle Obamas

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  • First Ladies Club
  • Chantal Campaore, First Lady of Burkina Faso
  • Maria da Luz Dai Guebuza, First Lady of Mozambique
  • Christine Kaseba, First Lady of Zambia
  • Salma Kikwete, First Lady of Tanzania
  • Sia Nyama Koroma, First Lady of Sierra Leone
  • Janet Kataaha Museveni, First Lady of Uganda
  • Roman Tesfaye, First Lady of Ethiopia
  • Nompumelelo Zuma, First Lady of South Africa

Maria da Luz Dai Guebuza, First Lady of Mozambique

Guebuza has been a first lady since 2005. During this time she has championed causes related to literacy, HIV/AIDS and orphaned and vulnerable children. She also launched with UNICEF a five-year initiative called the "Unite for Children, Unite Against AIDS Campaign" and is the vice chair of the non-governmental organization African Synergy Against AIDS and Suffering.


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