US First Lady Melania Trump Lands in Kenya This Week


First Lady of the United States, Melania Trump, has arrived on the first of her four-leg trip to Africa.

The First Lady of the United States of America, Melania Trump has donated a phototherapy machine to the Greater Accra Regional (Ridge) Hospital.

But unlike her predecessors, her visit will be followed closely to see if she can build bridges after the president reportedly dismissed Africa as a collection of "shithole countries".

I'd like to take a moment and thank the First Lady of Ghana for being with us today.

The tour which is in line with her "Be Best" initiative also focuses on gender equality, with an emphasis on education as tool to combat inequality. The first lady, however, was not wearing a just-off-the-runway look from Celine's new creative director Hedi Slimane, according to her stylist Hervé Pierre.

She spent Tuesday morning visiting Ridge Hospital, noted NBC News, and the first lady greeted mothers and babies and passed out teddy bears and blankets. At an outdoor seating area where about ten mothers sat, Melania Trump picked up a chubby-cheeked baby and made faces at him, to the delight of the assembled mothers and hospital officials.

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Locals who spoke with reporters in Accra said they did not know much about Trump's visit.

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She will then visit Malawi, Kenya and Egypt, though the White House did not disclose further details about her itinerary citing security reasons.

Devermont told VOA, "It's a little bit unfair because that's not what a first lady's trip should be about".

"Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?" the president reportedly said, apparently also asking why more "people from countries like Norway" don't come to the USA instead.