Sunday, 21 October, 2018


Melania Trump slammed for 'colonial' fashion choice while visiting Africa

US First Lady Melania Trump in front of the sphinx at the Giza pyramids Feminist statement or fancy dress costume? Decoding Melania Trump’s Egypt trouser suit
Bennie Garza | 08 October, 2018, 14:59

US First Lady Melania Trump (L) is welcomed by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (C) and his wife Intissar Amer (R) upon arrival at the Presidential palace in the Egyptian capital Cairo.

The trip, which had been in the works for months, provided a welcome escape from the ugly political battle in the USA capital over Brett Kavanaugh, the president's Supreme Court nominee.

But the New York Times described her presence as providing acts of grace for a government with tense relations with Africa, including "softening the image" of the Trump administration. The helmet has always been associated with colonial rule, particularly in Africa, and are a symbol of oppression.

She was shown a pile of ashes, after the park burnt 105 tonnes of ivory to dissuade people from the trade.

Melania Trump has said she tells her husband off when she disagrees with what he tweets.

Trump made a brief stop at the heavily fortified U.S. Embassy in downtown Cairo, driving through streets almost deserted because of a national holiday marking the 45th anniversary of Egypt's 1973 war with Israel.

"Although not an elected official of the USA government, that President Trump allowed the visit is a good signal and I will not be surprised if, after she goes back, we hear of plans by President Trump to visit Africa in the near future", he said.

Make no mistake, everything the First Lady wears is calculated, from a simple dress to a "I really don't care, do u?".

Melania was in Africa to "educate herself on the issues facing children on the African continent" while children of immigrants including Africans are being kept in cages by her husband without any remorse.

The first lady has already travelled to Ghana, Malawi and Kenya as part of her trip focusing on child welfare, education and conservation.

However, during a conclusive press conference, Trump responded to the criticism and commented, "You know what, we just completed an incredible trip".

On Friday, she visited the Nairobi National Park in Nairobi, Kenya, where she was spotted wearing a white blouse, brown riding trousers, boots and the white pith helmet - which is associated with colonial rule across Africa, The Guardian reported.

Melania arrived in Africa on her first solo trip on October 1 with the aim of partnering USAID to advance the activities of her "Be Best" campaign aimed at children and women empowerment efforts.

The low-key tour, during which she has made no comment to reporters, has contrasted with the political tumult back home where her husband was set to score a big political win after days of acrimonious deadlock inside and outside the Senate over his Supreme Court pick.

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