Harry meets the Rwandan president on a wildlife conservation trip
The Duke of Sussex met the President of Rwanda during a visit to Africa.
His trip to Rwanda came after making a solo visit to Mozambique to highlight wildlife conservation.
The official President’s Office Twitter account said that Harry had been to Rwanda as part of his job as President of African Parks.
A photo released by the president’s office shows Harry, casually dressed in a green shirt and beige pants, standing next to President Paul Kagame.
The tweet read: “President Kagame received Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, who visited Rwanda as part of his work as Chairman of African Parks.
“The Government of Rwanda has agreements with African Parks to manage Akagera and Nyungwe National Parks.”
The Kigali Genocide Memorial Twitter account also posted photos of Harry paying tribute to the victims of the Genocide against the Tutsi which killed hundreds of thousands of people in 1994.
Harry traveled from California without the Duchess of Sussex for the short stay in Mozambique last week.
The Duke’s spokesman said Harry was hosting and co-hosting a group of US officials, conservationists and philanthropists as they tour protected wilderness and natural areas.
Harry was shown, in images that surfaced on Twitter, casually dressed in a cap, polo shirt, shorts and trainers in the coastal town of Vilanculos.
The popular resort town is the gateway to the islands of the Bazaruto Archipelago, renowned for their idyllic beaches and diverse marine wildlife.
In 2010, Harry traveled to Mozambique to visit a minefield with the Halo Trust, dressing in a visor and protective vest in scenes reminiscent of his late mother, Diana, Princess of Wales.
African Parks is one of the few private patronages Harry retained when he stepped down as senior royal in 2020.
He has worked with the charity since 2016, when he helped complete the relocation of 500 elephants to Malawi.
The non-profit conservation organization manages around 20 national parks in partnership with governments and local communities, in nearly a dozen countries including Malawi, Zambia, Rwanda and Chad.
Harry’s latest visit comes after his father, the Prince of Wales, reportedly described the UK government’s policy of sending migrants to Rwanda as “appalling”.
The Times newspaper said a source had heard Charles take issue with the policy several times in private and was “beyond disappointed”.
Harry is gearing up for a whirlwind return to the UK in early September with Meghan, as the pair are due to attend the One Young World Summit in Manchester and the WellChild Awards in London.
They will also travel to Germany for a landmark event a year before the Invictus Games in Dusseldorf.
The Royal Family are preparing for Harry’s next tell-all book, which he has sworn will be an “accurate and entirely truthful” account of his life.