Melania Trump Goes on Safari in Kenya and Visits an Orphanage

By Reuters
October 5, 2018Politics

NAIROBI—U.S. first lady Melania Trump read to children at an orphanage, fed a baby elephant, and went on a short safari in Kenya, on Oct. 5, the third country on her nearly week-long Africa tour.

Trump, who has also visited Ghana and Malawi, kicked off her day with a stop at an elephant orphanage, where she helped bottle feed an elephant and patted another, clearly having a good time.

Afterward, she donned a white hat and took a short safari in Nairobi National Park, passing by zebras, giraffes and other animals.

The first lady then visited a local children’s orphanage. She delighted in holding babies and held hands with older children, who sang and danced. She also read them a book.

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U.S. First Lady Melania Trump holds a child at The Nest Children’s Home in Nairobi, Kenya, on Oct. 5, 2018. (Carlo Allegri/Reuters)

Trump met with her counterpart, Kenya’s first lady Margaret Kenyatta, and attended a theater performance.

Trump departs for Egypt on Saturday morning before returning to the United States.

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