JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Prince Harry of Britain is due to arrive in Malawi on Sunday, the final stop of his solo tour of southern Africa, before meeting with his wife Meghan and their four-month-old son Archie, in Johannesburg.
The Duke of Sussex left the Duchess and Archie – who stole the spotlight as he sat on his mother's lap while his parents talked with Desmond Tutu, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate – in Cape Town – to visit Botswana, Angola and Malawi. .
Although Harry has visited Malawi several times in particular, this trip will mark his first official visit.
He arrives in the capital Lilongwe on Sunday, where he will visit a college and interact with young women whose education is supported by funds from Britain.
After that, he will meet President Peter Mutharika, whom he meets after meeting several times before, and then attend a reception hosted by the British High Commissioner.
Harry, grandson of Queen Elizabeth and sixth in the line of the throne, has been visiting southern Africa for vacation and conservation work two decades ago. This trip is part of an international tour with Meghan and Archie – the first in the family.
After attracting crowds of supporters in Cape Town, South Africa, the 35-year-old Duke of Sussex set off to travel alone to Botswana and Angola – two visits that have special significance for the Duke – before continuing on. Malawi
On Monday, Harry will fly to Malawi's Liwonde National Park, where he will join an anti-poaching patrol with local rangers and witness a joint anti-poaching demonstration conducted by local rangers and US military. UK.
On Tuesday, he will visit a health center, pharmacy and youth reproductive health extension program, before joining his family in South Africa for another visit to the municipality, this time in Johannesburg.
(Reporting by Emma Rumney; Edition by Emelia Sithole-Matarise)