First Lady Melania Trump Greets Children in Ghana on Africa trip

02 October, 2018, 22:22 | Author: Emmett Rice
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First Lady Melania Trump is on her big solo trip to Africa this week - and one of her first stops Tuesday morning was at a hospital in Accra, Ghana where she handed out blankets and teddy bears to new mothers.

US first lady Melania Trump is greeted by a child on arrival in Accra, Ghana, as she begins her tour of several African countries, October 2, 2018. She will visit Kenya, Malawi and Egypt before returning to the United States at the end of the week.

She arrived in the West African nation of Ghana after an overnight flight from Washington and quickly made her way to the Greater Accra Regional Hospital.

She would also be making a donation to the facility.

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Her son, Barron, did not accompany her on the trip. The items carried the logo of "Be Best", the child well-being initiative Mrs. Trump launched last May.

Mrs Trump announced her visit at a reception for spouses of world leaders, held on the sidelines of the 73rd United Nations General Assembly, in NY.

She landed in the capital of Accra on Tuesday morning after an overnight flight from Washington and was welcomed to the West African nation with dancing and drumming and schoolchildren waving mini USA and Ghanaian flags.

Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had earlier shared a post talking about the evolution of Meghan Markle's fashion ever since she became a royal. Akufo-Addo was at the airport to welcome her.

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