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Melania Trump recycles $595 Veronica Beard jacket in Ghana

Melania Trump recycles $595 Veronica Beard jacket in Ghana

Trump's tour of Africa may well be meant to help heal some wounds caused by her husband, who once reportedly referred to Haiti and some African nations as "shitholes" during a meeting on immigration back in January.

The Cape Coast castle, now a monument, has attracted world dignitaries including Trump's predecessor, America's first black president Barack Obama, his wife, Michelle, and their two children.

Mrs. Trump told reporters on the trip "this is a very special place".

"It's very emotional", the first lady said before departing. She passed a row of cannons and descended into a dungeon where male slaves were held in chains.

The setting was Cape Coast Castle, a 17th century structure overlooking the Atlantic on the coast of the West African nation of Ghana.

"I will never forget the stories.really, really touching".

Those who met her on Tuesday said they found the enigmatic former model "warm" and "gentle", although she made no speech and on Wednesday was heard largely thanking local dignitaries.

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Melania's visit shall also highlight her passion for wildlife and conservation as she takes a trip to the Nairobi National Park in one of the animal orphanages where she will adopt an animal.

She was also seen wearing a pair of her favorite Manolo Blahnik heels first thing in the morning - however she changed out of the sky high pumps and into the low-cost flats by the time she reached the 17th Century castle, no doubt in order to ensure she could enjoy the walking tour without worrying about her feet.

In August of this year, Melania re-wore a $1,280 striped shirt dress by designer Adam Lippes, having first stepped out in the number back in March during a visit to Palm Beach's St. Mary's Medical Center, where she delivered Easter baskets to young children.

With the Africa visit, the first lady aims to take "Be Best" and its focus on opioid abuse and online behaviour to an worldwide audience.

Mrs Trump receives flowers during an arrival ceremony after landing at Kotoka International Airport in Accra October 2, 2018.

She offered to spend a historical moment with mothers and babies at the Greater Accra Regional (Ridge) Hospital.

They exchanged gifts: a Chippendale silver tray embossed with an image of the White House inside a leather case signed by "First Lady Melania Trump" for Akufo-Addo, and Kente cloth and artifacts for Trump, according to Grisham. She also has stops planned this week in Malawi, Kenya and Egypt.

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