First Lady Melania Trump boards her military plane at Cairo International Airport, following the final stop of her week-long trip to four countries in Africa.
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In pictures: Melania Trump in Africa

Updated 0127 GMT (0927 HKT) October 8, 2018

First Lady Melania Trump boards her military plane at Cairo International Airport, following the final stop of her week-long trip to four countries in Africa.
Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

Melania Trump is taking her first major solo trip abroad as first lady of the United States.

She is zigzagging across Africa, visiting Ghana, Malawi, Kenya and Egypt. She is promoting her "Be Best" campaign and highlighting women's and children's health.

See the best photos from her weeklong trip, which ends Saturday.