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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, pictured with their new son Archie, are making the trip to South Africa later this year, the British High Commissioner for the country has confirmed

Harry and Meghan WILL visit South Africa as part of a continent tour this year, confirms the High Commissioner of Great Britain

  • The couple will visit South Africa in the fall, it was confirmed today
  • British High Commissioner for South Africa, Nigel Casey, made the announcement at a press conference in London this morning
  • It is unclear whether baby Archie, born on May 6, will travel with his parents
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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will visit South Africa later this year, the British High Commissioner of the country has confirmed.

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At a press conference in London this morning, Commissioner Nigel Casey confirmed that Meghan and Harry will undertake a royal tour of the Rainbow Nation, although he has not offered a specific date.

It is unclear whether the couple's son, Archie, will travel with his parents or stay in the UK.

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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, pictured with their new son Archie, are making the trip to South Africa later this year, the British High Commissioner for the country has confirmed

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, pictured with their new son Archie, are making the trip to South Africa later this year, the British High Commissioner for the country has confirmed

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The news comes after speculation that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will travel to Asia this fall for an important official tour.

It is clear that the journey focuses on Commonwealth countries, which means that destinations may include Bangladesh, India, Malaysia and Singapore.

It was recently announced that the couple have separated ways of William and Kate to work together in the charity Royal Foundation

It was recently announced that the couple have separated ways of William and Kate to work together in the charity Royal Foundation

It was recently announced that the couple have separated ways of William and Kate to work together in the charity Royal Foundation

Sources believe there is a good chance of a visit to Sri Lanka, where a terror attack on Easter Sunday killed at least 258 people, but less likely a stop in Brunei, which was criticized for its human rights record. It is believed that China was considered but excluded.

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Extensive information about the tour, which will take weeks, apart from a visit by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex to Africa, will be announced in the coming weeks.

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