African first ladies

As they are called ‘first ladies’, that is exactly how they are expected to take the lead in everything that is good, from virtues down to good looks. Africa as a whole has got an avalanche of beautiful women. And presidents hardly make mistakes. Whenever they want to pick a wife, they go for the very best among them. Here are the most beautiful African first ladies – No.1 is a goddess.

Most Beautiful African First ladies



Margaret Gakuo Kenyatta is the wife of Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta, 4th President of Kenya and the First Lady of Kenya. She assumed the office after the inauguration of her husband on ninth of April 2013 at Kasarani. She took over from the former first lady Lucy Kibaki. Margaret was very instrumental during her husband’s campaign, often seen by her husband’s side all through. She is a former Kianda school student. She is liked by many for her simplicity in regards to her dressing, nature and manner. On October 24, 2014, she was named UN Person of the Year. The 1964 born woman looks very beautiful and elegant, even with her unique grey hair.



Marie Olive Lembe di Sita, the current First Lady of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, is an epitome of a true African woman. Simple in her fashion sense, but very beautiful. She was the long-term fiancée of Congolese President Joseph Kabila whom she married on 17 June 2006, becoming her country’s First Lady. Olive was born on 29 July 1976.



Ana Paula Cristovão Lemos dos Santos is the wife of current President of Angola, José Eduardo dos Santos and First Lady of the South-West African state. Paula is a former fashion model and air hostess of the Angolan presidential aeroplane, Ana Paula dos Santos knew her husband during the time in which she was working on presidential flights. They married on 17 May 1991 and are parents of three children, Eduane Danilo dos Santos (born 29 September 1991), Joseana dos Santos (born 5 April 1995) and Eduardo Breno dos Santos (born 2 October 1998). Ana is still looking glamorous and as beautiful as you could ever imagine.



Though Zeinab has shockingly negative records as a first lady, that won’t revoke the fact that she is a very beautiful woman, and of course one of the most beautiful first ladies we’ve got in Africa. She is remarkably known for her flawless beauty and unique stylishness that makes her exceptional each time she steps out.

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Hinda is the first lady of Chad and according to sources, is often by her husband, Idriss Deby Itno, the president of Chad. Hinda Deby Itno is a beautiful, humble, and fashionable person. She is known for her signature style of flowing gowns and matching scarves. She is also an intellectual lady and the president claims she helps him in his affairs. Hinda’s smile and mature sense of mind make her the preferred most famous of all the president’s wives. She was born on April 2nd, 1980.



Sylvia Bongo Ondimba is the wife of Ali Bongo Ondimba since 1989. She became the First Lady of Gabon following the inauguration of her husband as President of Gabon on 16 October 2009. She created the Sylvia Bongo Ondimba Foundation entitled “For the family” in January 2011 “to improve the plight of vulnerable and disadvantaged people around the world”. You won’t believe she is already over 50, considering her beauty and youthfulness. She was born on March 11, 1963.



Dominique Quottara is the wife of President Alassane Ouattara and First Lady of Ivory Coast. Her first husband died in 1984 and she got re-married to the Ivory Coast President in 1991. Even at over 60, Dominique makes a beautiful First Lady – among the most beautiful in the whole world. She is Algerian by birth and a businesswoman. The first lady of Ivory Coast was born on 16 December 1955.



Chantal Biya is the wife of the Cameroonian President. She is a First Lady that is exceptionally remarkable for her (rather) outrageous fashion sense – especially her hairstyles. Her extraordinary beauty actually earned her the third place in our list of most beautiful African First Ladies. Chantal Biya was born on 4 December 1970 in Dimako, Cameroon.

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Aisha Muhammadu Buhari is the wife of Muhammadu Buhari, the President of Nigeria. She is one of the latest African First Ladies as her husband assumed office just a few months ago, on 29, May 2015. She married the president at the age of 18 after he divorced his first wife; she has five children with him and a grandchild. Her exceptional and spotless beauty may be traced to her career: She is a Cosmetologist and Beauty therapist. She obtained a Diploma in Beauty Therapy from the Carlton Institute of Beauty Therapy, Windsor, United Kingdom and specialized in Permanent Make-up, Mesotherapy and Micro-dermabrasion. She holds a post-graduate diploma in cosmetology and beauty from Academy Esthetique Beauty Institute of France. She is a member of the United Kingdom Vocational Training and Charitable Trust and the International Health and Beauty Council. She was born on 17th February 1976 in Adamawa state, North Eastern Nigerian.



Princess Lalla Salma is married to the King of Morocco, Mohammed the. VI.; they got married on 12 October 2001. She is the first wife of a Moroccan ruler to have been publicly acknowledged and given a royal title. She has two children with the King. I need not say too much about Princess Lalla as her beauty is conspicuous enough and needs no further hyping! As earlier mentioned, Princess Lalla is just a goddess.

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