Melania Trump’s visit to Africa in Pictures

On October 1st 2018, the First Lady of the United States, Melania Trump began her first solo international mission to Africa, touring Ghana, Malawi, Kenya and Egypt.

Melania also used this medium to spread the message of her ‘Be Best’ Child Welfare Initiative. A campaign she launched in May to focus on overall child well-being, with emphasis on opioid addiction and online behaviour.

However, following reports of her husband, President Donald Trump describing some African countries as a “shithole” in February, Mrs Trump’s visit could also be an attempt to build diplomatic relations.

Here are pictures of her four-nation Africa tour which ended in Egypt:

Melania Trump shaking hands with a chief in the Cape Coast Fante in Ghana. Photo credit: watoday.comMelania Trump at one of the dungeon doors at Cape Coast Castle. Photo credit: watoday.comMelania Trump receiving flowers from a flower girl on her arrival to the Cape Coast Fante, Ghana. Photo credit: jimhealth.tvMelania Trump being warmly received in Malawi as she touched down from Ghana. Photo credit: Africafeed.comMelania Trump with school kids in Kenya. Photo credit: seattletimes.comMelania Trump stepping back after being nudged by a baby elephant at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust elephant orphanage in Nairobi, Kenya. Photo credit: Ben CurtisUS First Lady, Melania Trump looks on as she visits a school in Lilongwe, Malawi. Photo credit: Melania Trump and Entissar Mohameed Amer, Egyptian First lady. Photo credit: thenational.aeFirst Lady Melania Trump meets with Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and his wife Entissar Mohameed Amer at the Presidential Palace in Cairo, Egypt. Photo credit: AP/voanews.comMelania trump posing for a picture behind Giza Pyramids, Egypt. Photo credit: Saul Loeb/AFPGetty Images/ yahoo.comComments

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