Melania Trump Visits Ex-Slave Holding Facility in Ghana

Mrs Trump and Rebecca Akufo-Addo the First

Anyway, just a few short months after that debacle, Melania Trump stepped out for day two of her week-long tour of Africa wearing yep, another olive green lightweight jacket.

Former President Barack Obama and his family toured the castle in 2009.

She also visited the Cape Coast castle, a former slave fort, on the second day of her solo trip to Ghana.

"Whether it is education, drug addiction, hunger, online safety or bullying, poverty or disease, it is too often children who are hit first, and hardest, across the globe", Melania said in a brief address to a group that included the spouses of foreign leaders last week in NY, when they were in town for the United Nations General Assembly.

Mrs. Trump spent 10 minutes inside the cramped male slave dungeon.

Meanwhile, First Lady Getrude Mutharika returns home Wednesday in time to welcome the US Firs Lady. "The dungeons that I saw, it's really something that people should see and experience, and what happened so many years ago - it's really a tragedy".

Her office said it will also "showcase" the work of the US Agency for International Development (USAID), even at a time when her husband's government is looking to slash US aid across the world.

Those who met her on Tuesday said they found the enigmatic former model "warm" and "gentle", although she made no speech and on Wednesday was heard largely thanking local dignitaries.


A tour guide told Mrs Trump the story of the castle and how the slaves were treated and traded off.

In Africa, interest in Melania Trump's visit is being watched to see if she can mend fences after her husband's reported comment that the continent contained "shithole" countries.

Melania's visit shall also highlight her passion for wildlife and conservation as she takes a trip to the Nairobi National Park in one of the animal orphanages where she will adopt an animal.

Earlier the first lady visited Emintsimadze Palace for a formal welcoming ceremony.

Melania Trump receives flowers during an arrival ceremony after landing at Kotoka International Airport in Accra October 2, 2018. She will visit Malawi, Kenya and Egypt as well.

A relaxed and smiling Melania Trump arrived in Accra from Washington on Tuesday to a red-carpet welcome of traditional dancing and flag-waving schoolchildren.

The US First Lady cuddled some babies at the hospital, before also donating a phototherapy machine, teddy bears and assorted baby items.

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