Melania Trump greeted in Malawi with signs protesting her husband

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US First Lady Melania Trump has arrived in Nairobi on the third day of her solo trip to Africa to promote health and education.

Mrs. Trump opened her first extended worldwide tour as first lady on Tuesday in the West African nation of Ghana.

Melania Trump is on a four-nation tour of the African continent, and her most recent stop was to the country of Malawi, The Hill reports. She approached a crowd of children in royal-blue-and-orange school uniforms who sang in English, "Welcome, welcome, welcome, welcome all of you".


Spokesperson for the protestors, Rachael Pope, said the Americans living in Malawi had a "take-home" message for US First Lady.

The American First Lady described her visit to Cape Coast as "impactful" and said it "was a solemn reminder of a time in our history that should never be forgotten", after she was told the horror story of how slaves were kept at the fort before they were shipped to the Caribbean. "We are happy today, we are happy today, we are happy to see you".

Melania first landed in Ghana where she was warmly received by Ghana's First Lady Rebbecca Akufo-Addo. To say her visit didn't get off to a warm start would be an understatement.


Commenting on the visit, Melania said: "I wanted to be here to see the successful programs the United States is providing the children and thank you for everything you've done".

President Trump supported his wife's visit, sharing that, "It is a lovely thing to see".

The White House is donating "Be Best"-themed school supplies, including totes, chalk for teachers, and soccer balls".


After leaving the ambassador's residence, Mrs. Trump went to the State House for tea with Gertrude Mutharika, her Malawian counterpart. They then watched dancers perform three traditional dances, with Malawi's first lady appearing to explain some of the words and movements to Trump.

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