Melania Trump feeds baby elephants as Kenya visit begins

US First Lady Melania Trump who is in Africa to promote her children's welfare programme described her visit to the Chipala primary school in Malawi as

Melania Trump visits Malawi school on solo Africa tour

Her husband tweeted: "Our country's great First Lady, Melania, is doing really well in Africa".

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She is now in Malawi and will end up visiting Kenya and Egypt to complete her week-long visit to Africa. After recovering her confidence she approached again to give a young orphan a lengthy pat, apparently absorbed by the texture of its ear.

The tour, which also takes in Kenya and Egypt, will focus on promoting health and education. The people love her, and she loves them!

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The United States First Lady, Melania Trump, yesterday paid a courtesy call on the Paramount Chief of Oguaa, Osabarimba Kwesi Atta II, who doubles as President of the Oguaa Traditional Council in the Central Region.

In Malawi, Melania donated millions of textbooks, balls and supplies to the children and teachers of Chipala Primary School, where USAID runs a reading programme.

A group of children is also listed to entertain her on Friday.

During the Friday trip the first lady laughed after one of the baby elephants made a sudden move and she momentarily lost her footing.

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Kenya is the third stop on her Africa tour, which began Tuesday in Ghana and continued in Malawi on Thursday.

The convoy of the US First Lady however passed by without any incident and Mrs Trump might have seen the protests.

The event was meant to "highlight friendly U.S. -Malawi relations" and the pair's "shared interest in helping children and, in particular, helping girls in school", according to the White House.

Mrs Trump has been received by First Lady Margaret Kenyatta and former U.S. ambassador Robert Godec at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport this evening.

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She also addressed staffers at the United States embassy in Malawi's capital, Lilongwe.

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