Sussex Royal Tour Africa Day 2
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SUSSEX ROYAL TOUR AFRICA – DAY 2

Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and their five-month-old son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor are currently on a ten-day tour to Africa – from Monday, September 23rd until Wednesday, October 2nd. 

They will visit South Africa, specifically Cape Town and Johannesburg. Prince Harry will travel alone to Botswana, Malawi and Angola.

Tuesday, September 24th

Duke and Duchess of Sussex Visited Waves for Change (W4C)

Prince Harry and The Duchess of Sussex visited Monwabisi Beach to learn about the work of Waves for Change (W4C), an NGO which provides mental health services for young people via local surf mentors.

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A general view of Monwabisi Beach.

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Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex meet surf mentors.

W4C provides a child-friendly mental health service to vulnerable and differently abled young people living in unstable communities. Through connections to safe spaces, caring mentors, and a 12-month weekly Surf Therapy curriculum, W4C gives children skills to cope with stress, regulate behaviour, build healing relationships, and make positive life choices.

W4C in communities affected by violence, poverty and conflict, where mental health services are stigmatized and under-resourced

Waves for Change
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Duke and Duchess of Sussex Learn about The Lunchbox Fund

The Duke and The Duchess of Sussex also heared about the work of The Lunchbox Fund, which provides 30,000 meals a day for schools and programmes in South Africa’s poorest areas. The Lunchbox was funded in 2005.

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The Lunchbox Fund is one of the four charities to which the Duke and Duchess of Sussex suggested people might donate instead of sending gifts for their newborn son Archie in 2019.

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Duke and Duchess of Sussex Learn about Commonwealth Litter Programme (CLiP)

The Royal Couple met Dr Thomas Maes, who is leading the Commonwealth Litter Programme (CLiP) to tackle plastic waste. CLiP support developing countries across the Commonwealth to take action on plastics entering the oceans.

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Duchess of Sussex Outfit Details

For the first event Meghan wore Madewell Denim Jacket, J Crew Perfect Shirt in Irish Linen and Black denim jeans, Brother Vellies Huaraches flats and Hamsa necklace.

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Tote: Madewell Canvas Medium Surplus Tote.

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Brother Vellies Huaraches flats.



Prince Harry Learn About Abalone Poaching

As Captain General of Royal Marines Prince Harry joined the City of Cape Town Marine Unit on a boat to Seal Island, Kalk Bay, to learn about abalone poaching. The shellfish has suffered from critical levels of illegal wildlife trade.

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Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex with wet clothes after travelling on a South African Maritime Police Unit RIB during a visit to Kalk Bay Harbour

The Duchess of Sussex took a break.



Duke and Duchess of Sussex visited the Bo-Kaap

In the afternoon, The Duke and The Duchess of Sussex visited the Bo-Kaap área (“above the Cape” in Afrikaans), a neighborhood of Cape Town with its distinctive pastel coloured houses in the foreground with the city centre to the left and Table Mountain in the background.

The Royal Couple took part in Heritage Day public holiday celebrations.

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Afterwards, Prince Harry and The Duchess enjoy a cup of tea in the home of local residents.

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Duke and Duchess of Sussex Visited Auwal Mosque

They visited the Auwal Mosque, the oldest mosque in the country, constructed in 1794.

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Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex is greeted by Father Michael Lapsley, a South African Anglican priest and social justice activist.

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The Duchess of Sussex Outfit Details

The Duchess opted for STAUD ‘Millie’ olive shirt dress. As a sign of respect, she wore a headscarf by TBC for the visit to the Mosue.

Meghan worn Sam Edelman “Sally” flats in Nude Suede. She completed her look with Diamond and Turquoise Studs Earrings and ‘Turquoise Marquise’ Ring by Jennifer Meyer.

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Turquoise Marquise’ Ring by Jennifer Meyer.

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Duke and Duchess of Sussex at the Residence of the British High Commissioner

The day finished with Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attended a reception for young people, community and civil society leaders at the Residence of the British High Commissioner.

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Duchess of Sussex Outfit Details

The Duchess wore Striped Maxi Dress from Martin Grant, bracelets, ring and earring by TBC.

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Outfit Details via Meghan’s Mirror



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