Melania Trump’s Five-Day Trip to Africa in Photos

The first lady is in Africa on her first big solo international trip, aiming to make child well-being the focus of a five-day, four-country tour.

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First lady Melania Trump feeds a baby elephant milk from a bottle, at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust elephant orphanage in Nairobi, Kenya, Friday, Oct. 5, 2018. Trump took part in a baby elephant feeding on Friday as she visited a national park in Kenya to highlight conservation efforts. Kenya is the third stop on her Africa tour, which began Tuesday in Ghana and continued in Malawi on Thursday.
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First lady Melania Trump is greeted by Ghana's first lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo as she arrives at Kotoka International Airport in Accra, Ghana, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. Mrs. Trump is visiting Africa on her first big solo international trip, aiming to make child well-being the focus of a five-day, four-country tour.
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First lady Melania Trump and Rebecca Akufo-Addo, left, watch a baby just weighed during a visit to the Greater Accra Regional Hospital in Accra, on Oct. 2, 2018, Trump begins a week-long trip to Africa to promote her "Be Best" campaign.
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Trump waves next to Ghana's First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo, left, during a visit to the Greater Accra Regional Hospital in Accra, Ghana, on Oct. 2, 2018.
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Trump is greeted by Ghana officials during an arrival ceremony after landing at Kotoka International Airport in Accra Oct. 2, 2018.
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Trump walks alongside Rebecca Akufo-Addo, the First Lady of Ghana, during an arrival ceremony after landing at Kotoka International Airport in Accra Oct. 2, 2018.
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Trump receives flowers during an arrival ceremony after landing at Kotoka International Airport in Accra Oct. 2, 2018.
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Trump is presented with gifts by Osabarimba Kwesi Atta II, the chieftain of the Cape Coast Fante, during a cultural ceremony at the Emintsimadze Palace in Cape Coast, Ghana, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018.
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Trump shakes hands with chieftains of the Cape Coast Fante during a cultural ceremony in "Obama Hall" of Emintsimadze Palace in Cape Coast, Ghana, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018.
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Trump walks through the Door of No Return (where slaves were loaded onto ships and sold in the Americas) as she tours the Cape Coast Castle, a former slave trading fort, in Cape Coast, Ghana, on Oct. 3, 2018.
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First lady Melania Trump looks out over Nairobi National Park in Nairobi, Kenya, Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, during a safari guided by Nelly Palmeris.
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First lady Melania Trump feeds a baby elephant milk from a bottle, at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust elephant orphanage in Nairobi, Kenya, Friday, Oct. 5, 2018. Trump took part in a baby elephant feeding on Friday as she visited a national park in Kenya to highlight conservation efforts. Kenya is the third stop on her Africa tour, which began Tuesday in Ghana and continued in Malawi on Thursday.
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First lady Melania Trump visits the Nest Orphanage with children in Limuru, Kenya, Friday, Oct. 5, 2018. Mrs. Trump is on her <a href="/news/national-international/Melania-Trump-Ghana-Africa-Visit-495075931.html" target="_blank">first-ever visit to Africa</a> and her first extended solo international trip as first lady, with child care and animal conservation a large focus of her trip.
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First lady Melania Trump visits the Nest Orphanage in Limuru, Kenya, Friday, Oct. 5, 2018.
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