It’s happening! Prince Harry and Meghan planning to visit Africa

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, who sealed their blossoming romance with a trip to Botswana, are firming up plans to return to Africa.

I hear that officials in South Africa have been told to expect a visit by Prince Harry, Meghan and baby Archie later this year.

‘PEOPLE HAVE BEEN INFORMED THAT THE DUKE AND DUCHESS WILL BE COMING,’ A SOURCE CLAIMS. ‘EARLY PREPARATIONS HAVE BEGUN.’

Harry, who is currently in Italy on his second foreign trip since Archie was born 19 days ago, is expected to be joined by Meghan and their baby when they visit South Africa and a number of other countries on the continent.

The trip is being seen as a possible prelude to a much longer stay in Africa, of several months, next year.

Harry has a deep love of Africa, explaining that it’s the place ‘where I feel more like myself than anywhere else in the world’.

After only two dates with Meghan, who was then an actress in the legal drama Suits, smitten Harry decided to whisk her off to Botswana to enjoy five nights camping under the African stars.

He later said he felt the ‘stars were aligned’ when he met the American.

The couple returned again the next summer, and the southern African state was still very much in his mind when the Prince began designing Meghan’s engagement ring: at its centre is a diamond from Botswana.

Meghan Markle, the wife of Prince Harry plans to have her child at her new home.photo credit:Commons Wikimedia

He has been to South Africa many times and his long-term former girlfriend, Chelsy Davy, who was born in Zimbabwe, went to the University of Cape Town.

Harry’s uncle, Earl Spencer, lived in Cape Town during his first marriage, to Victoria Lockwood, and several of his cousins remain there.

A spokesman for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will say only: ‘Nothing has been confirmed about upcoming tours.’

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Prince Harry and Meghan to leave their Sh300M mansion as they struggle to pay for upkeep

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are expected to move out of their Cotswolds bolthole within weeks.

The couple took a two-year lease on the £2.5million former farmhouse in a picturesque hamlet in the run-up to their wedding last year and spend most weekends there.

Friends say it gives Harry and Meghan the chance to escape the ‘goldfish bowl’ of royal life at Kensington Palace, where they live in two-bedroom Nottingham Cottage.

It had been anticipated that the couple, who are expecting their first child in April, would keep the house on after moving from London to Frogmore Cottage on the Queen’s Windsor estate this spring.

But the Daily Mail has learnt that the couple will be cancelling the lease early and moving out in March.

Bolthole: Harry and Meghan’s secret £2.5million Oxfordshire mansion where they entertain friends. It boasts four bedrooms and an outhouse with a further two bedrooms for guests

One source suggested yesterday that the sudden move is down to the fact they are struggling to pay for the upkeep of two properties, particularly as the building works on Frogmore Cottage are expected to cost up to £3million.

While taxpayers will shoulder the bulk of the bill, Harry, 34, and Meghan, 37, are having to pay for all the fixtures and fittings themselves.

However, another source insisted that finance was not an issue and suggested that the real reason behind the move was security.

The isolated luxury home, which the Mail has chosen not to identify, is near the trendy private members’ retreat Soho Farmhouse, where many of Meghan’s UK-based friends hang out.

Friends claim that Harry and Meghan enjoy the bolthole because it gives them the chance to escape the ‘goldfish bowl’ of royal life at Kensington Palace

The estate, owned by multi-millionaire Old Etonian Nicholas Johnston, lies eight miles north-east of Chipping Norton and is at the heart of an area described as ‘Poshfordshire’ thanks to its regular celebrity visitors and weekend residents.

Little more than a decade ago, the 18th century listed farmstead comprised a pair of decaying buildings for cattle, along with the unusable stables and barns next door, beside a burnt-out farmhouse. It has since been transformed into a stunning country residence, nestled in a hidden vale.

But the house is not situated on a heavily guarded estate, like Windsor or Sandringham. And while security measures have been put in place, the house is not a permanent royal residence and so not as heavily protected as it could be.

It is understood that locals are less than happy at the attention the couple’s presence has brought and worry about the added strain on local police resources. Costs for guarding the property would be split between the Metropolitan and Thames Valley police forces.

With the couple’s baby due in April, it seems they have decided to up sticks to Windsor entirely. Frogmore Cottage is undergoing massive renovations.

A spokesman declined to discuss plans for the Cotswolds property.

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Video Of Oprah Winfrey Struggling To Locate Her Seat At The Royal Wedding Goes Viral

A video of media mogul Oprah Winfrey struggling to locate her seat at the ongoing royal wedding has taken the internet by storm.

She’ll put a ring on it! Modern man Prince Harry will wear a wedding band after marrying Meghan Markle

The legendary Oprah Winfrey is among the few high-end international celebrities invited to witness and celebrate the marriage of prince harry and meghan markle in Great Britain.

other celebrities spotted at the wedding is English actor, producer, musician, and DJ, Idris Elba and tennis legend, Serena Williams.

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In the now widely shared video, Oprah is seen stranded trying to locate her designated seat and the social media user who shared the video had no option but to pose the million dollar question, where are the ushers?

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Well the talk show queen was not the only one to find herself in that embarrassing situation as legendary British footballer, David Beckham and his wife, Victoria Beckham were also seen trying to locate their seats.

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This is despite Beckham being an OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) Does this mean the who is who are not recognized or would you call it a breach of protocol?

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See the video below.

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