Melania Trump weighs in on her African trip, her wardrobe, and h

Melania Trump weighs in on her African trip, her wardrobe, and h

Melania Trump weighs in on her African trip, her wardrobe, and h

Melania Trump is in Egypt to wrap up a four-country tour of Africa by visiting the pyramids and the Great Sphinx.

The First Lady laughed as she admitted she's told her husband to put the phone down amid one of his famed rants.

US first lady Melania Trump feeds a baby elephant a bottle of milk at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust elephant orphanage in Nairobi, Kenya, October 5, 2018.

For her part, Melania Trump expressed her keenness to promote cooperation between the two countries, especially in the social fields, as an extension of the fruitful partnership between Egypt and the United States.

"That's very important what I do, what we're doing with USA aid and what I do with my initiatives and I wish people would focus on what I do, not what I wear", she said.

"Meeting those children and understanding their different way of life is why I wanted to travel here", she said after the school visit.

Still, it was hard to overlook the disconnect between the goodwill Melania Trump exuded on her trip and the Trump administration's hard-edge approach to foreign aid.

"The effort is always one of teamwork with the first lady always having the final word", he told Women's Wear Daily.

Back in Washington, the US Senate is expected to give President Trump a big political win later on Saturday by confirming conservative judge Brett Kavanaugh as the next Supreme Court justice. The people love her, and she loves them!

Pepfar was established in 2003 by former US President George W Bush to help African countries cope with the HIV/AIDS emergency across the continent. Some commentators said she had made a mistake by wearing a white pith helmet, a hat favoured by 19th century European colonialists, because of its association with the exploitation of Africans.

Military guards stood to attention as Sisi and his wife greeted Trump at the front door. No statements were made to the press.

If she wants to grasp how white American evangelicals - a solid constituency supporting her husband - are shaping the world in their own image, she should visit some of the megachurches in Nairobi, which might make her feel like she's in a congregation right in Oklahoma or North Carolina, except for the Swahili praise and worship.

The first lady was similarly immersed in the moment earlier at Nairobi National Park, where she had gone early Friday to highlight elephant conservation. Articles appear on euronews.com for a limited time.

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