According to an AP report, the first lady was "joyously welcomed at the airport" by a troupe of women singing and dancing, but "a few signs of protest were afoot, too, as President Trump is not widely seen as a friend of Africa".
Earlier this year, President Donald Trump quietly made a decision to once again allow Americans to import body parts of African elephants shot for sport. "I wanted to be here to see the successful programs that the United States is providing to the children".
Kenyan first lady Margaret Kenyatta accompanied Trump on the safari, and the pair is expected to take in a traditional performance later Friday.
"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. "I want to thank the teachers and children at Chipala Primary school for today's warm welcome and commend the staff for their commitment to providing their students the education and tools needed to grow and to be able to contribute to a prosperous society".
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To say her visit didn't get off to a warm start would be an understatement.
Trump at first decried lifting the ban, but he did not intervene in a federal agency decision to begin judging the importation of elephant trophies on a "case-by-case basis".
The US President Trump has always denied making the comments insisting that its fake news.
Her visit to Africa comes months after President Trump became under fire for calling African countries "Shithole". "Do U?" jacket she wore on the way to visit detained migrant children in Texas in June. The first lady reportedly donated soccer balls and textbooks at other points on her trip.
Melania's entourage then proceeded to the Nest Children's Orphanage in Nairobi where she spent time with children.