Melania Trump has tea with Kenya’s 1st lady | Lexington Herald Leader

Melania Trump has tea with Kenya’s 1st lady | Lexington Herald Leader

Melania Trump has tea with Kenya’s 1st lady | Lexington Herald Leader

Children living at The Nest in Nairobi greeted her with singing and dancing, and it didn't take long before the typically reserved USA first lady gave in to the moment.

Melania will leave Kenya for Egypt on Saturday where she will conclude her solo week-long tour of four African countries.

Mrs. Trump was on hand as the USA ambassador handed over another 1.4 million books through a US -funded national reading program.

The baby jumbo made a run, startling the US First Lady who jumped off and nearly fell on her back.

The White House is donating "Be Best"-themed school supplies, including totes, chalk for teachers, and soccer balls".

It is her first major solo worldwide trip ever since her husband, Donald Trump became president.

"When people think of Africa, they have these standard narratives", Kim Yi Dionne, a political science professor who specializes in African politics at the University of California, Riverside, told the Times.

But on social media, the angry tweets and hashtags about the helmet rolled in: #FLOTUSinAfricaBingo documented what some felt were Trump's tone-deaf fashion choices. More girls than boys were in the first outside lesson, which totaled 275 students.

Donald Trump in Minnesota: Sen. Al Franken Folded 'Like A Wet Rag'
Clinton won big here in 2016, and emboldened Democrats see the Trump agenda as a liability in the heavily Hispanic district. The president's sinking support in the suburbs has put both lawmakers in a tricky position against well-financed Democrats.

Cristiano Ronaldo ready to play for Juventus despite rape allegations - Allegri
The accusation is also deeply worrying for the Agnelli family, who own both Juventus and Jeep's parent firm Fiat Chrysler. Der Spiegel said Ms Mayorga had filed a report with Las Vegas police shortly after the alleged incident.

Verizon Stops Selling Pixel 2 Days Before Pixel 3 Arrives
We are waiting on a duo of Pixel 3 phones, a Pixelbook , a wireless charging stand and the next-generation Chromecast device . Only after both smartphones have officially been launched, will we know the pricing details of the handsets in India.

It didn't take long for the typically reserved USA first lady to dive fully into the moment. He credited the partnership between the USA and Malawi with "significantly" improving students' English and Chichewa reading skills.

Upon arrival in Nairobi, Kenya, Mrs Trump is expected to visit State House as her first stop. In southern Africa, ululation - a sound made with the mouth - is often a celebratory welcome by women.

One said #MELANIATOO, with the "ME" in bold black.

Africans have not forgotten the president's foul-mouthed and contemptuous dismissal of them earlier this year.

Another sign said "69 Days Past the Deadline to Reunite Families". After the readings, she was encircled by the singing children and danced some more.

Melania Trump's visit to Africa is seen by some observers as an effort to mend fences after her husband's reported comment that the continent contained "shithole" countries.

The first lady's visit to Africa is not something new since the other first ladies have also done the same including Hillary Clinton, Laura Bush, and Michelle Obama.

Related news