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The Sussexes in southern Africa: the final day


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The visit of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex to southern Africa comes to an end on October 2nd 2019. The couple have a full diary in South Africa before they, along with baby Archie, begin their journey home. Here’s Royal Central’s look at what to expect from day ten of the Sussexes in southern Africa.

Looking to the future

Harry and Meghan start day ten at a township in Johannesburg. The couple are set to meet young people and entrepreneurs. There will also be a chance to see projects focused on helping young people into work amidst an increasing problem of unemployment in South Africa.

High Level Meetings

There are two big audiences for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex as they conclude their tour. The couple will be welcomed by the President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa and his wife, Tshepo Motsepe, to an audience at the end of their itinerary. Earlier in the day they are set to meet Graca Machel, the widow of Nelson Mandela.

The Tour’s Finale

Last on the agenda for Harry and Meghan is a reception celebrating the business relationship between the United Kingdom and South Africa. The event also looks ahead to the Africa Investment Summit being held in Britain in 2020. After that, the Sussexes will start their journey back to the UK.

Day Ten Summary

All today’s events take place in Johannesburg where the time is one hour ahead of the UK.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will visit a township. They will have audiences with President Ramaphosa and Graca Michel. They will attend a reception marking the business relationship between the UK and South Africa.

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