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September 25, 2019

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry Take Son Archie to 1st Public Engagement on Royal Tour of South Africa

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Prince Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, marks his first royal engagement by meeting Nobel Peace Prize winner, Archbishop Desmond Tutu.

Prince Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor makes his Africa tour debut at a meeting with Archbishop Desmond Tutu. 

Accompanied by his parents Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the royal family arrived at the Archbishop's "Legacy Foundation's" office, in Cape Town. The Royal Sussex account writes:

"Arch meets Archie! This morning The Duke and Duchess were honoured to introduce their son Archie, to Archbishop, Desmond Tutu and his daughter, Thandeka."

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"The Archbishop, a globally respected figure in anti-apartheid movement, is one of the world's great champions of equality, and has spent his life tirelessly battling injustice," it is revealed about the Archbishop.

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During the meeting the Archbishop's daughter Thandeka Tutu Gxashe joked with Meghan that Archie better get used a life in front of the cameras. Meghan replied:

"I have cameras in my genes. He's an old soul."

Responding to the question, Harry adds:

"I think he is used to it already."

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"You like the ladies. He's going to be a ladies' man," joked Thandeka. 

It is reported, the couple had a 30 minute meeting with Archbishop and his wife Nomalizo Leah. The Archbishop expressed his gratitude for the royal famiy's visit to South Africa, he said:

"It's very heart-warming, let me tell you, very heart-warming to realise that you really, genuinely are caring people."

The royal couple who arrived with donations, they collected from the many gifts they had received for Archie, were also gifted with several items from the Archbishop. 

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Some of the gifts presented to Arichie include; beaded bracelets from the foundation, signed children's books and a signed bible written by the Archbishop. Ending their visit Sussex Royal says:

"Thank you Archbishop Tutu for your incredibly warm hospitality, Archie loved meeting you!' - The Duke and Duchess."

The visit ends the couple's joint engagements in Africa. Harry will travel to Botswana to continue the rest of the tour of Africa. Megan with stay with Archie in South Africa to visit the "mothers2mothers" charity. The organization helps support and train community health workers living with HIV/AIDS.

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