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Melania Trump in Kenya

2018-10-05 19:11
U.S. first lady Melania Trump visited a theater in Nairobi on Friday (October 5) to watch a dance along with Kenya president's wife Margaret Wanjiru Gakuo. Gakuo sat next to Trump at the Kenya National Theatre, where local media said they watched a performance by dancers from Nairobi-based Sarakasi Trust. The performance featured a story of a poor Kenyan girl who overcame her difficulties through the arts, local media said. Trump arrived in Kenya on Thursday for the third stop of her four-nation tour of Africa. She will visit Egypt on Saturday (October 6) before returning to the United States. Melania Trump nearly took a tumble after an orphaned elephant calf ran into her at an animal rescue centre in Nairobi, Kenya on Friday (October 5), prompting staff members nearby to hold up the U.S. first lady. The incident happened while Trump was helping to feed the elephants during a visit to the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, which operates an orphan elephant rescue and rehabilitation programme. The first lady arrived in Kenya on Thursday for the third stop of her four-nation tour of Africa. She will visit Egypt on Saturday (October 6) before returning to the United States. U.S. First Lady Melania Trump fed orphaned baby elephants on Friday (October 5) as she arrived in Kenya on the next stage of her trip to Africa. She was accompanied by Margaret Kenyatta, the wife of Kenya's President, as she visited the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Nairobi, which operates an orphan elephant rescue and rehabilitation programme. Trump is on her first major solo international trip as first lady, visiting Ghana, Malawi and Egypt as well as Kenya. Her husband, President Donald Trump has not visited Africa since taking office in 2017. In January, U.S. media reported widely that he had described African states as "shithole countries" during a discussion with lawmakers about immigration. He has denied making the remark.