Christine Kaseba facts for kids
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Kaseba in September 2014
|Former First Lady of Zambia|
September 23, 2011 – October 28, 2014
|Preceded by||Thandiwe Banda|
|Succeeded by||Charlotte Scott|
|Political party||Patriotic Front|
|Spouse(s)||Michael Sata (?-2014; his death)|
Christine Kaseba is a Zambian physician, surgeon and politician. She was the First Lady of Zambia from September 2011 until October 2014. She is the widow of former President Michael Sata, who died in office on October 28, 2014. She is also a long-time physician and surgeon, specializing in gynecology and obstetrics, at University Teaching Hospital in Lusaka.
Life and career
Kaseba was the second wife of Michael Sata, the country's president from 2011 to 2014. Christine Kaseba and Michael Sata had eight children together.
On November 18, 2014 Kaseba filed her nomination papers to contest the January 2015 presidential by-election under the Patriotic Front party shortly after her husband's death. However, she and other seven PF candidates lost their party's nomination to Edgar Lungu at the party's November general conference.
Kaseba serves on the Global Task Force on Expanded Access to Cancer Care and Control in Developing Countries.
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