Prince Harry carries on Diana's charity work in royal African tour

As the details from the Duke and Duchess' royal tour have been announced, Prince Harry shares that he will be working on his late mother's landmine charity, Halo Trust.

As the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are due to embark on their royal tour through Africa in two weeks, the tour's details have been revealed on their Instagram, announcing a very special trip.

While the royal couple have listed a variety of charities they'll be working with, the Prince highlighted a particular charity he'll be joining this time, one that is very close to his heart. 

"The Duke is especially proud to continue the legacy left by his mother with her work in Angola as he joins Halo Trust again in an effort to rid the world of landmines," the post detailed.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The post features a series of images, with the second being of Princess Diana of Wales standing with landmine victims in Angola.

It was that 1997 trip that also featured the famous photo of the Princess walking through an active mine field, highlighting the issue which then led to an international ban on mine fields. However, the crisis continues to impact the lives of many, which is what inspired her son to carry on her mission. 

As well as working on Halo Trust, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex reveal their trip will be, "focusing on community, grassroots leadership, women’s and girls’ rights, mental health, HIV/AIDS and the environment."

While the royals will work together throughout the tour, they will also focus on their own initiatives:

"HRH will travel to Malawi where he will check in on the British Army’s partnership with African Parks and will be working on the ground supporting local communities," the post read.

"The Duke is particularly proud to be able to deliver an exciting new initiative, a Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy three-country partnership which he designed and consulted with Governments in Namibia, Botswana and Angola to protect forest and wildlife corridors around the Okavango Delta," it was added.

"The Duchess will be working with local organisations to promote women and girls’ health and education, entrepreneurship and leadership," the tour revealed.

Meghan Markle will carry out her work in the first few weeks, and will then stay behind with her young baby, Archie while her husband carries out the tour.

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