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Mama Janet Museveni voted Africa’s most decent First Lady

Mama Janet Museveni of Uganda has been crowned as the most decent First Lady in Africa for the year 2024 (Photo/File)

Kampala, (UG):- Uganda’s First Lady and Minister of Education and Sports, Hon Janet Kataha Museveni, has been voted Africa’s most decent First Lady.

Mama Janet topped the latest rankings by Decent Africa Magazine scoring a satisfying 8.3 score out of 10 in a survey of the continent’s “10 Most Decent First Ladies.”

Crowning her as the most decent First Lady in Africa for the year 2024, Decent Africa Magazine hailed Mrs Museveni’s servant leadership, grace, and dedication to promoting African fashion and culture have earned her the top spot.

Mama Janet has been serving as Uganda’s First Lady since 1986, showcasing a remarkable longevity in her role and a profound influence on fashion and cultural preservation across the continent.

Her impeccable sense of style, which seamlessly blends traditional attire with modern elegance, has made her a role model for women and girls throughout Africa.

The rankings also recognized nine other remarkable First Ladies from across the continent for their exemplary conduct and contributions to their respective nations:

Below is the full list of top 10 most decent First Ladies in Africa

  1. First Lady Janet Museveni (Uganda) – Dedication to inspiring the girl child and empowering a new generation through fashion that respects and revives African culture.
  2. First Lady Mutinta Hichilema (Zambia) – Champion of decency and advocacy, known for her dedication to humanitarian causes and community development initiatives.
  3. First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo (Ghana) – Upholding health and cultural integrity, particularly notable for her advocacy in combating malaria and improving healthcare outcomes.
  4. First Lady Fatima Jabbe-Bio (Sierra Leone) – Pioneering cultural leadership, actively engaged in empowering women and children through various social initiatives.
  5. First Lady Dominique Claudine Nouvian Ouattara (Ivory Coast) – Championing children’s welfare and decency, celebrated for her diverse heritage and extensive education.
  6. First Lady Rachel Ruto (Kenya) – Advancing women’s empowerment and community ties, notable for her dedication to women’s rights and economic empowerment initiatives.
  7. First Lady Jeannette Kagame (Rwanda) – Leading with decency and vision, recognized for her significant contributions to social development and healthcare in Rwanda.
  8. First Lady Ichraf Saied (Tunisia) – Embodying tradition and integrity, known for upholding Tunisian traditions and values with dignity and respect.
  9. First Lady Remi Tinubu (Nigeria) – Championing public service and cultural integrity, distinguished for her commitment to promoting Nigeria’s cultural heritage and women’s rights.
  10. First Lady Tshepo Motsepe (South Africa) – Exemplifying elegance and professionalism, celebrated for her focus on healthcare and women’s economic empowerment initiatives.

Congratulations 🎉 🎉 🎉 Mama Janet

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