After Donald Trump's derogatory comment, his wife Melania visits Africa

After Donald Trump's derogatory comment, his wife Melania visits Africa

Melania kicked off her visit to the continent this week in Ghana where she watched babies being weighed and spoke about cyberbullying.

US First lady Melania Trump arrives at Emintsimadze Palace on the Cape Coast of Ghana, Oct. 3, 2018.

Mrs. Akufo-Addo later held closed door discussions with Mrs Trump at the Presidential Palace, in the Jubilee House.

Though she arrived clad in her signature stilettos for the event, she later swapped her shoes for more practical flats as she toured the castle; she pulled the same stiletto-swap yesterday while visiting the maternity ward of a hospital.

The US First Lady cuddled some babies at the hospital, before also donating a phototherapy machine, teddy bears and assorted baby items.

Melania Trump opened her first big solo worldwide trip as US first lady on Tuesday with a wave, a smile and a baby in her arms, aiming to promote child welfare during a five-day tour of Africa.

Former President Barack Obama and his family toured the castle in 2009.




"It's very emotional", she said, adding the castle is "really something that people should see and experience".

The castle is one of dozens scattered along Africa's Gold Coast which was originally built by European traders but then used to house slaves in dungeons before shipping them overseas. "I will never forget the incredible experience and the stories that I heard from the gentleman. what happened so many years ago, it's really a tragedy". "Thank you very much", she said with a smile.

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The 48-year-old, who is now on the second official day of her Africa tour, stepped out wearing a Veronica Beard design that she first modeled back in September 2017 during a trip to Joint Base Andrews in Maryland with her husband.

The mood before the arrival of the First Lady and her entourage was euphoric, as the Apamkro Cultural Troupe from the University of Cape Coast Primary School waited patiently to welcome the First Lady with their mmensuon (flute) performance. The two first met last week in NY at a reception on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly, where Mrs. Trump spoke about her upcoming trip.

"Whether it is education, drug addiction, hunger, online safety or bullying, poverty or disease, it is too often children who are hit first, and hardest, across the globe", Melania said in a brief address to a group that included the spouses of foreign leaders last week in NY, when they were in town for the United Nations General Assembly.

Mrs Trump is expected to leave Ghana, on Thursday, October 4, to Malawi, after which she is expected to tour Kenya and Egypt.

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