Monday 14 October 2019

Meghan visits therapy surfers in Cape Town

First tour: Prince Harry’s wife Meghan Markle during a visit to the Auwal Mosque in Bo-Kaap, Cape Town, on day two of the British royal couple’s visit to South Africa. Photo: PA
First tour: Prince Harry’s wife Meghan Markle during a visit to the Auwal Mosque in Bo-Kaap, Cape Town, on day two of the British royal couple’s visit to South Africa. Photo: PA
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, on the second day of a whirlwind African tour, spent yesterday morning at Monwabisi beach near Cape Town meeting young surfers who use the ocean as therapy for youth at risk.

They are on their first overseas tour since the birth of their first child and started in a township known as South Africa's "murder capital".

Harry will later in the trip rekindle memories of the couple's courtship in Botswana and of his mother Diana in Angola.

Waves for Change (W4C), founded by avid surfer Tim Conibear as a small surfing club in Masiphumelele township in 2009, uses surfing as a way to build trust and confidence among youth living in poor and violent communities.

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