United States First Lady, Melania Trump, has arrived Accra, the Ghanaian capital on her first solo African tour.
First lady Melania Trump arrives in Ghana on her first major solo foreign trip to Africa. Malawi, Kenya and Egypt are next.
Her itinerary is geared toward her “Be Best” initiative that encompasses a broad array of issues affecting children’s wellbeing. pic.twitter.com/6vMPW2Xmag
— TransGhanaTourism (@Transgh_tourism) October 3, 2018
Melania Trump arrives in Ghana on the first leg of her four-country Africa swing, greeted my drummers, flowers and reporters. pic.twitter.com/8uyL5qhwlm
— Jennifer Jacobs (@JenniferJJacobs) October 2, 2018
During her tour, she hopes to promote her ‘Be Best’ campaign for young African children on the continent.The American First Lady is also expected to use the opportunity of her visit to cast a positive light on her embattled husband’s administration.
US First Lady @MELANIATRUMP arrives in Ghana on solo African trip.
Why is it that when sitting US Presidents and their wives visit Africa they choose to go to Ghana or Kenya but never Nigeria? pic.twitter.com/J7acEiGwfc
— Dr. Peter Atangwho (@PeterAtangwho) October 2, 2018
Ahead of her trip Mrs Trump said that she was looking forward to visiting “four beautiful and very different countries in Africa”.“She is interested in Africa because she has never been before and knows that each country will have its own unique history and culture.” Stephanie Grisham, her communications director, said.