Melania Trump feeds baby elephants as Kenya visit begins

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Even before the American First Lady would complete her four-country tour of Africa, Donald Trump, in a tweet, said: "She is doing well in Africa".

On her second day in Ghana, the first lady toured Cape Coast Castle, a former slave fort. Melania disembarking from the plane.

"Meeting those children and understanding their different way of life is why I wanted to travel here", Melania said during her visit.

The First Lady, 48, who has undertaken the trip without her husband, President Donald Trump, 72, visited a national park in Kenya to highlight conservation efforts on Friday morning.

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A quick safari is planned for later as Mrs Trump learns more about steps the East African nation is taking to conserve elephants, rhinos and other wildlife.

Also at the airport to receive the us first lady was the us ambassador to Kenya Robert Godec.

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Melania embarked on her maiden trip to Africa on Tuesday, October 2, and first landed in Ghana where she was warmly received by the country's First Lady Rebbecca Akufo-Addo.

"I am very proud to see the first lady", high school student Sharon Sibo told AFP after being among a group of welcoming pupils at the airport.

The Kenya Wildlife Service headquarters is also anticipating a visit by Melania Trump.

Melania and her host are expected to head to State House for talks before going to the Kenya National Theatre where they will be treated to Kenyan creative cultural performances.

The soccer balls bore the logo for her anti-bullying campaign "Be Best", which has been accused of being a rip-off of one of forever first lady Michelle Obama's initiatives.

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

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