Prince Harry was pictured
looking visibly upset in new photos released from his secret trip to Africa.
The Duke of Sussex visited the
Kigali Genocide Memorial in Rwanda last week and looked pensive as he paid
respects to victims of the genocide against the Tutsi which killed hundreds of
thousands of people in 1994.
Captioning the photos on
Twitter, the official account for the Kigali Genocide Memorial wrote:
“While in Rwanda, Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex paid his respects to
victims of the Genocide against the Tutsi at the Kigali Genocide
Royal fans respected Harry’s
choice to make the emotional visit, with one writing: “His mother’s son in
every way. Actions speak louder than words. Full of kindness and full of
empathy. A great human being really,” alongside a red love heart emoji.
|The touching update was shared on Twitter
A second added: “Thank
you for supporting such an important issue.” Whilst a third wrote:
“Good heart Harry,” and added a red love heart emoji.
Harry travelled to Africa in
his capacity as President of African Parks – a non-profit conservation
group that manages national parks across the continent.
Whilst in Africa, the Prince also met
up with President Paul Kagame. A picture shared by the president’s office shows
Harry, dressed casually in a green shirt and beige trousers, standing next to
The tweet read:
“President Kagame received Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex, who visited
Rwanda as part of his work as President of African Parks.
“The Government of Rwanda
has agreements with African Parks to manage Akagera and Nyungwe National
|Prince Harry met with President Kagame
The dad-of-two has a long
association with and fondness for Africa, where he’s been involved in many
In a moving speech to the
United Nations last month, the Prince said: “Since I first visited Africa
at 13 years old, I’ve always found hope on the continent. In fact, for most of
my life, it has been my lifeline… It’s where I’ve felt closest to my mother
and sought solace after she died, and where I knew I had found a soulmate in my
It appears as though wife
Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, hasn’t joined him on the trip, although
the pair will be travelling together next month on a joint visit to the UK and
then on to Germany for the Invictus Games.
A spokesperson for the couple said:
“Prince Harry and Meghan, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, are delighted to
visit with several charities close to their hearts in early September.”