Meghan Markle and Prince Harry set to tour South Africa

Buckingham Palace revealed that their itinerary will focus on community, grassroots leadership and environmental conservation.
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Transcript for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry set to tour South Africa
Moving on, it's off to southern Africa for prince Harry and Meghan Markle as well as baby Archie. The Royals starting their first official tour as a family. Maggie Rulli has details. On how this visit follows in the foot steps of princess Diana. Good morning, Maggie. Reporter: Hey, Eva. We're waiting for the royal trio. I have to say not a bad place to wait. It's absolutely stunning here in Cape Town. This tour is huge for the three of them. Many are calling it their coming out party as a royal family, their chance to show people what they're all about. It kicks off tomorrow and everyone is waiting to see why they chose here, South Africa. The couple's first trip as a royal family is taking them to the continent Harry has called his second home. Harry and Meghan's romantic story started here. Now they're bringing Archie here and it's part of the family story. Reporter: For ten days the duke and duchess of Sussex and new baby Archie, who is one of the youngest Royals to ever go on tour will travel to south Africa with hairy going on to Botswana, Angola and Malawi. Their love marked forever with Meghan's engagement ring having a diamond from the country. Harry saying I can't wait to introduce my wife and son to South Africa. For Harry the connection to the continent runs deeper. His mother princess Diana dedicated the last few months of her life to raising awareness about land mines in Angola. She changed legislation and had the whole world talking about the land mine crisis. Reporter: This trip, Harry will walk down the same streets, even meeting some of the local leaders, pledging to continue her legacy. This is a chance for the two of them to flex their philanthropic muscles on the trip. It can shine a spotlight on things important. Reporter: Harry will focus on charities focusing on conservation in Botswana and Meghan is dedicating her time to organizations that empower women and young people. Now the big question is, when are we going to see baby Archie? There are no appearances for Archie planned yet. The palace says that's because it's hard to plan around a 5 month old. We'll be watching. Tough assignment, Maggie. Someone's got to do it. Caught on camera, a teenage athlete punched by an adult during a basketball brawl.

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