First Lady Melania Trump Will Visit Africa During Solo International Trip


On Monday, The Hill reported that First Lady Melania Trump will visit Africa during a solo international trip.

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The first lady’s solo tour will commence in October. Americans have not learned the specific dates. However, Trump did issue the following public statement:

“This will be my first time traveling to Africa and I am excited to educate myself on the issues facing children throughout the continent, while also learning about its rich culture and history. We are a global society. I believe it is through open dialogue and the exchanging of ideas that we have a real opportunity to learn from one another.”

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Development programs in Africa are what reportedly motivated the first lady to schedule a trip to the continent.

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