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[change | change source]
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.
References[change | change source]
- Zulu, Delphine (2014-11-19). "Zambia: Kaseba in". Times of Zambia (AllAfrica.com). Retrieved March 26, 2018.
- "Michael Sata - obituary". The Daily Telegraph. 2014-10-29. Retrieved March 26, 2018.
- Smith, David (2014-11-29). "Guy Scott takes interim role after Zambian president Sata's death". The Guardian. Retrieved March 26, 2018.
- Malambo, Clement (2014-11-30). "Edgar Lungu Wins PF Candidacy but Faces Challenges". Zambia Reports (AllAfrica.com). Retrieved March 26, 2018.
- Adamu, Peter (2016-06-01). "It's Dr Kaseba-Sata For UPND Running Mate?". Zambia Reports. Retrieved 2016-08-21.
- "The Global Task Force on Expanded Access to Cancer Care and Control (GTF.CCC)". The Global Task Force on Expanded Access to Cancer Care and Control (GTF.CCC). Retrieved 5 August 2016.