Prince Harry will make poignant visit to Angola to see mum Princess Diana’s anti-landmine legacy

Prince Harry will make poignant visit to Angola to see mum Princess Diana’s anti-landmine legacy

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PRINCE Harry will make a “poignant” journey during his tour of Africa to see the anti-landmine legacy left by his mother Diana, Buckingham Palace announced.

He and Meghan fly to South Africa for a ten-day trip this month — taking son Archie abroad for the first time.

Prince Harry is looking to show his support for mum Princess Diana’s work
Princess Diana has saved countless lives thanks to her anti-landmine work
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Harry will also go to Angola, where Diana famously walked through a minefield in 1997 to highlight awareness.

An international treaty banning landmines was signed just months after her death.

Sam Cohen, Harry’s private secretary, said: “In a particularly significant and poignant journey, the Duke of Sussex will have the opportunity to return to Angola to see first-hand the legacy of his mother.”

It was also revealed four-month-old Archie would not be seen when they arrive in South Africa on September 23.

There is normally an “arrival picture” when royals step off a plane to greet hosts. But Harry and Meghan are opting for a private arrival and departure — though it is hoped there may be a family pic on tour.

Harry and Meghan will use commercial flights, but he will take charter planes to Angola, Botswana and Malawi, where he will pay tribute to a Brit soldier killed by an elephant in anti-poaching operations.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will fly baby Archie out later in the visit
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