The Organization of African First Ladies Against HIV/AIDS (OAFLA) were also present as their husbands attended the African Union (AU) Summit in the Rwandan capital, Kigali.
The OAFLA are engaged in the fight against Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and against breast and cervical cancer.
The current head of the organization is First Lady of Ghana, HE Dr. Lordina Mahama even though she was absent from the summit.
Mrs Kagame and Mrs Issoufou, first ladies of Rwanda and Niger
Mrs Margaret Kenyatta, seated in the middle
Mrs Idris Deby Itno, First lady of Chad
Mrs Boubakar Keita and Mrs Hailemariam Desalegn , first ladies of Mali and Ethiopia
Mrs Antoinette Sassou Nguesso, first lady of the Republic of Congo
Mrs Azali Assoumani, First Lady of Comoros
Photo Credit: Ghana government Communications Bureau