U.S. First Lady Melania Trump to Visit Africa

On the margins of her speech on abusive use of social media, U.S. First Lady Melania Trump’s announced that she will be making a trip alone to Africa in the coming autumn. There were no details as to which countries she would visit of what her specific agenda will be, other than to highlight humanitarian and development programs. She said that she had never been to Africa before, and that she “is excited to educate myself on issues facing children throughout the continent, while also learning about its rich culture and history.” While her statement is conventional for first ladies to make, the visit is likely to be a success. Notably, Laura Bush and Michelle Obama made solo trips to Africa, and both received positive reviews.

President Donald Trump is, of course, notorious for his comment…

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