LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 27: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle attend an official photocall to announce their engagement at The Sunken Gardens at Kensington Palace on November 27, 2017 in London, England. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been a couple officially since November 2016 and are due to marry in Spring 2018. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)

Archie would be having his first official tour with Meghan Markle and father Harry!

Archie, who was born on May 6, will visit South Africa with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex in spring, in what his proud parents describe as their “first official tour as a family”.He is thought to be youngest member of the modern royal generation to undertake a tour.

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Last week, HRH The Duke of Sussex was proud to co-host a fundraising event for National Geographic’s @intotheokavango – a documentary film that highlights the vulnerability of the critical ecosystem that is The Okavango Delta and its source rivers in Angola. The Okavango Delta is the primary water source for a million people and is home to the world's largest remaining elephant population. His Royal Highness has a long-standing love of Africa and a connection with Botswana and Angola for over 20 years. The Duke is grateful to see National Geographic partnering with the Angolan government, @thehalotrust, @africanparksnetwork and many others in protecting this extraordinary habitat by supporting the sustainable management of the river basin's resources and focusing on a conservation economy. HRH – “Millions of people, food security and regional power generation are dependant on these free-flowing rivers. Threats such as uncontrolled fires, the bushmeat trade, unsustainable harvesting of the forest and rapid biodiversity loss are already destroying this incredible and delicate landscape. Known by the locals as ‘Source of life’, this ecosystem is wilderness at its best, playing an absolutely crucial role for the planet, people and wildlife. This is our one and only chance to save this magnificent last Eden.” (Photos: Cory Richards and John Hilton)

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Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, and their newborn son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor are going to Africa.His father, Prince Harry, went on his first visit to Italy in 1985 at around eight months old, while his uncle Prince William visited Australia and New Zealand at nine months old in 1983.

Buckingham Palace did not confirm whether Archie would join his parents for any public official engagements, but he will likely be seen several times on the trip – at least or arrival and departure – as the Sussexes use the visit to build a relationship with the people of the Commonwealth in South Africa.The South African leg of the tour will start in Johannesburg and end in Cape Town.

The extent of the baby’s involvement in the trip would be a “decision for their Royal Highnesses”, a source said

“This will be their first official tour as a family!”The trip will focus on conservation and, along with all official visits arranged by the Government, will involve a range of engagements designed to further the UK’s relationship with the region.

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