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The first lady reportedly donated soccer balls and textbooks at other points on her trip.

Mrs Trump arrived in Ghana on Tuesday with a big wave, a smile and a baby in her arms, aiming to promote child welfare during a five-day tour of Africa.

"Meeting those children and understanding their different way of life is why I wanted to travel here", she said.

Nairobi motorists should brace themselves for a day of heavy traffic as US First Lady Melania Trump tours the city. She also read them a book.

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"It is sad to see this", the first lady reportedly told her guide while viewing 105 tons of ash from an ivory burn, Bloomberg reporter Jennifer Jacobs tweeted from the scene. With just 22 classrooms, many students are forced to take their lessons outdoors, seated shoulder to shoulder in their uniforms on loose, red dirt.

Her most significant accessories, however, were the Be Best-branded tote bags loaded with school supplies that she gave to teachers at the Chipala Primary School in Lilongwe. He credited the partnership between the US and Malawi with "significantly" improving students' English and Chichewa reading skills. In southern Africa, the vocalization is often done as a celebratory welcome by women.

And with Washington imploding over a battle to confirm Brett Kavanaugh, the president's nominee for the Supreme Court, Melania Trump seemed free of the usual scrutiny that nips at her stilettos in Washington.

Africans have not forgotten the president's foul-mouthed and contemptuous dismissal of them earlier this year.

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Another sign said "69 Days Past the Deadline to Reunite Families".

"I don't think it squares at all", said Reuben E. Brigety, a former USA ambassador to the African Union and now dean of George Washington University's school of global affairs.

Later the US First Lady was photographed playing with one of the children who was scrolling as the toddler looked at her with dismay.

"It's very emotional. I will never forget [the] incredible experience and the stories that I heard", she said after seeing the dungeons and walking through the "door of no return", the castle's final exit towards the Atlantic Ocean.

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