More photos of Melania Trump’ s visit to Ghana

04 October, 2018, 14:57 | Author: Sheri Evans
  • US First lady Melania Trump and Ghana's first lady Rebecca Akufo Addo watch dancers during an arrival ceremony

Mrs. Trump is visiting Africa on her first extended solo global tour as first lady.

Emintsimadze Palace, in Cape Coast, named after the former President of the United States, after his visit to the Palace.

She also donated a phototherapy machine used for treating complications of jaundice in newborn babies, to the hospital. The young girl was described as looking starstruck as she welcomed the US first lady.

The first lady shook hands with everyone in the front row and gave a wave before taking her seat before the chief to begin the ceremonial negotiation process.

USA first lady Melania Trump poses with Osabarima Kwesi Atta II, the chieftain of the regional Fante tribe (2ndL), at the Emintsimadze palace in Cape Coast, Ghana, Oct. 3.

Trump, wearing an olive-green shirt and brown trousers, with her ubiquitous five-inch high heels, asked the girl her name and said she was "beautiful", bending down to give her a hug. A large photo of Obama greeting the chiefs hangs in the lobby. Amidst smiles and grins, she was formally introduced her to the Omanhene.

Earlier in the morning, Trump had arrived at the Emintsimadze Palace to meet with Osabarima Kwesi Atta II, the chieftain of the regional Fante (or Fanti) tribe.

It's also her first visit to Africa.

The Cape Coast castle, at one time, shipped most of its slaves to America.

He said he was, however, happy that tragedy had ended and peoples across the world were trying to get close to each other through visits like her's.

After receiving ceremonial permission to enter the area, Trump made the brief motorcade drive to Cape Coast Castle, a massive compound on the beach that was built in the mid-1600s.

The American First Lady thanked her hosts for the warm welcome she had received; describing her hosts "as attractive and warm people".

"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 ocean.

".I am sure it will be emotional", she said. A plaque at the Ghana fortress commemorates Obama's visit.

He stated that those who attended the ceremony would leave with sweet memories of the visit from the warm interactions, which they would cherish for the rest of their lives.

As she was led around the Cape Coast Castle, ...

She arrived in Ghana on the first stop of her first solo worldwide trip as first lady, a tour of Africa, a continent her husband has been reported to have referred to derisively.

When announcing the tour, Trump said she will visit four lovely and different African countries.

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