The 48-year-old stepped out in a camel-hued, button-down Warren dress from Joseph for the second leg of her trip, which will also take her to Kenya and Egypt. She previously visited Ghana and Malawi.
Melania Trump spent Thursday in southern Africa promoting the work of a USA worldwide development agency whose funding President Donald Trump has twice proposed slashing by almost a third.
Her most significant accessories, however, were the Be Best-branded tote bags loaded with school supplies that she gave to teachers at the Chipala Primary School in Lilongwe. The internet thinks so.
Melania Trump has met with Kenyan first lady Margaret Kenyatta for tea.
She later called the school visit "an fantastic experience".
Kenyan first lady Margaret Kenyatta accompanied Trump in the baby elephant feeding.
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She arrived in Kenya late Thursday for a series of events on Friday before she continues on to Egypt, her final stop. The visit will "focus on maternal and newborn care in hospitals, education for children, the deep culture and history are woven into each African country, and how the United States is supporting each country on its journey to self-reliance".
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Melania has so far visited Ghana, Malawi, and Kenya.
"I wanted to be here to see the successful programs that (the) United States is providing the children and thank you for everything you've done", the USA first lady said at the book donation ceremony, held inside the school's library.
"We've been watching from afar as we see the pictures of her with children and our colleagues on the ground who are doing such good work", Nauert told reporters at a briefing Tuesday.
Melania Trump has sashayed to the beat of African music while being welcomed to an orphanage in Kenya.
Others are not convinced the White House sees Africa as "extremely important", the first lady's trip notwithstanding.
"The first lady is going to spend time in schools and hospitals, and that's wonderful", Brigety said.
"I don't think it squares at all", said Reuben E. Brigety, a former USA ambassador to the African Union and now dean of George Washington University's school of worldwide affairs.
Melania Trump also laughed after one of the baby elephants made a sudden move and she momentarily lost her footing.
Mrs Trump also took a brief safari as she learns more about steps the East African nation is taking to conserve wildlife.