Melania Trump dances to African beat, feeds baby elephants
Melania Trump dances to African beat, feeds baby elephants
First lady Melania Trump brings "Be Best" campaign to Malawi school
08 October, 2018, 11:42
She is also set to visit Egypt.
Mrs. Trump seemed reticent at first but she eventually stepped down from the platform she was standing on to take a large milk bottle with a big red nipple and feed some of the orphaned elephants being raised at the park a few miles outside of downtown Nairobi.
People on Twitter agree with Bennett's sentiment - suggesting that it's likely a result of her distance from her husband and the controversy surrounding his Supreme Court nominee. His statement referred to Donald Trump's actions and words that caused the U.S first lady took her visit to Africa.
"She loves meeting people, learning new things, and being around kids", Grisham said. The internet thinks so.
Melania Trump, the U.S first lady visited Ghana as her Africa solo tour.
Nana Amba Eyiaba, queen mother of Cape Coast, told the newspaper that Ghanaians were both excited and anxious about her visit.
She was later expected at State House, accompanied by her host First Lady Margaret Kenyatta, who received her at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) on arrival.
The Egypt stop on her tour will focus on child welfare, education, tourism, and conservation.
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Following the school visit, Mrs. Trump met with Ambassador Virginia Palmer and the Embassy staff, thanking them for their service on behalf of the United States and their continued efforts in Malawi.
Speaking to Quartz, Myra Gutin, a professor at Rider University in New Jersey who studies American first ladies, said she may be able to put out a "positive vibe" and engage Africans by speaking up on healthcare and education. The soccer balls as well as tote bags donated for the teachers bore the logo of "Be Best", the child well-being initiative she launched earlier this year and is promoting on the trip.
"Do you see the cameras?" she said to the boy before cradling another baby.
"The growth and success of a country starts with educating our children", said First Lady Melania Trump.
Others are not convinced the White House sees Africa as "extremely important", the first lady's trip notwithstanding. "I was heartened to spend time with the students and was honoured to donate school supplies and soccer balls".
"I don't think it squares at all", said Reuben E. Brigety, a former US ambassador to the African Union and now dean of George Washington University's school of global affairs.
Reporters with Melania Trump are not as euphoric. She will learn something about our culture and learn at first hand what Ghana is like.
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