The first lady then ducked inside to observe an English classroom with 186 children in attendance. In an unexpected and potentially unsafe moment, a baby elephant bumped her.
"It is sad to see this", the first lady reportedly told her guide while viewing 105 tons of ash from an ivory burn, Bloomberg reporter Jennifer Jacobs tweeted from the scene.
In Ghana, Mrs Trump visited the Greater Accra Regional Hospital, where she donated hampers and teddy bears to the sick children and also donated a phototherapy machine used for treating complications of jaundice in newborn babies, to the hospital.
Mrs. Trump opened her first extended worldwide tour as first lady on Tuesday in the West African nation of Ghana.
Hours before Washington woke up, critics were pointing out how Trump - who is here representing a husband widely reported to have disparaged African nations as "shitholes" - had fumbled this segment of her visit.
Trump is in Africa on a four-nation tour, with plans to visit Egypt this weekend after stops in Ghana, Malawi and Kenya. Melania held a baby as she thanked the orphanage staff for taking care of the children.
Ramirez went public to the New Yorker with allegations concerning Kavanaugh while both were at Yale University in the 1980s. This undated photo provided by Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence shows Deborah Ramirez.
Greater Accra Regional Hospital was the first stop of the day, where the two first ladies joined ten mothers and their babies. She toured an infant clinic in Accra and met with Ghana's first lady at the presidential palace after she arrived Tuesday.
North Korea's foreign minister says continued United States sanctions on Pyongyang are deepening mistrust in his country. Kim and Trump are actively planning a second summit, but there are still signs that the talks haven't advanced.
In simple words, adultery is defined as a person having sex with a man's wife without taking prior consent from the husband. The ruling jettisoning the 158-year-old colonial-era law means adultery is no longer a crime in India , the BBC reports.
Kennedy administered the Judicial Oath in a private ceremony later today in the Justices' Conference Room at the Supreme Court. The 98-year-old, since retiring, called for the repeal of the Second Amendment in a New York Times op-ed earlier this year.
Musk has said that he expected Tesla to achieve positive cash flow and profitability in the quarter, which ended on Sunday. Tesla's shares soared 16% on Monday after chief executive Elon Musk settled a fraud lawsuit with the USA regulator.
Five people suffered injuries in storm-related accidents in Okinawa, but no one was feared dead, local officials said. Japan issued evacuation orders and warnings to about 700,000 households in southern and western Japan.
New US Policy Tears LGBT UN Staff From Partners
Most diplomats affected come from countries where same-sex marriage is legal, another official said, without providing numbers. But the Human Rights Campaign also noted that getting married in the US still poses dangers back at home for many foreigners.
White House denies ‘micromanaging’ Kavanaugh probe
She indirectly criticized Trump last week after he questioned why Ford didn't report her assault decades ago. Kavanaugh, testifying hours later, said he was "100 percent" certain that he was innocent of the accusation.
Ford says she thinks Kavanaugh tried to rape her
Judge is a boyhood friend of Kavanaugh who has written a book describing the debauchary of his high school years. Republicans plan to vote on Kavanaugh less than 24 hours later on Friday, though that could be postponed .
Michael Kors to take control of Italy's Versace
Versace had revenue of €686m euros and returned to profit in 2017, according to figures provided by the company. Donatella herself owns 30 percent of the holding, with the remainder in the hands of her brother Santo.