WCW: Mzansi's First Ladies

WCW: Mzansi's First Ladies

Oct 19, 2016, 04:04 AM

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First Lady, a term that is used to define a wife of the head of State.  Must be nice to have this title on your shoulders.

Here is a list of South Africa's current and former first ladies:

Sizakele 'MaKhumalo' Zuma is President Jacob Zuma's first wife, they got married in 1973.

Nompumelelo Ntuli Zuma got married to the president in 2007, but got casted out of the President house in 2015 due to a plot to poison her husband (Jacob Zuma).

Bongekile Ngema, or rather the wife who usually accompanies the President on most of his international trips got married to the president in 2012.

First Lady, Madam Bongi Ngema-Zuma being interviewed by SABC 2's Motswako on International Women's Day

A photo posted by Madam Bongi Ngema-Zuma (@bongingema_zuma.foundation) on

The fashionable Thobeka Madiba Zuma got married to Zuma in 2010.

Then we have our gracious former first ladies.

Zanele Mbeki got married to former President of South Africa, Thabo Mbeki in 1974. Now this picture should be classified as #RelationshipGoals

Graca Machel is the wife of the late world icon, former President of South Africa Nelson Mandela. They got married in 1998. She was also married to late Mozambican President Samora Machel who passed away in a plane crash in 1986.

Happy birthday Makoti.....#gracamachel

A photo posted by Franco Magoshi Nong III (@magoshi_the3rd) on

Mother of our Nation Mam' Winnie Mandela. Mam' Winnie got married to Mandela in 1958 and got divorced in 1996.

Image Credit: Instagram & Twitter

Written by

Thokozile Mahlangu

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