An interesting pattern emerges when you unscientifically categorise African First Ladies into two categories – whether they are ‘Beautiful’ or ‘Matronly’ and their husband’s politics into ‘Strongman leaning’ or ‘Democrats’. We’ll let you discover it for yourself.
First Lady of Cameroon, Chantal Biya, meets her US counterpart Michelle Obama at the White House in 2014. (Photo/U.S. Department of State).