Ladies First: Africa's Michelle Obamas

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  • 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
  • First Ladies Club
  • Chantal Campaore, First Lady of Burkina Faso
  • Maria da Luz Dai Guebuza, First Lady of Mozambique

Sia Nyama Koroma, First Lady of Sierra Leone

Koroma is fondly referred to as the "Mother of the Nation." Since becoming first lady, she has launched a Campaign for the Accelerated Reduction of Maternal Mortality in Africa and the Women's Initiative for Safer Health Project.

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