Prince Harry Retraces Late Princess Diana's Steps in Angola's Former Minefield

Taking a moment from his 10-day African royal tour, the Duke of Sussex pays a visit to the suburban street in the city of Huambo, twenty two years after his mother made headlines.

AceShowbiz - Prince Harry has visited the former minefield in Angola that his mother, Princess Diana, walked shortly before she died in 1997.

Diana made headlines around the world when she walked through the then-live minefield in January 1997 - just seven months before her death in a car crash in Paris, France.

On Friday, September 27, Harry retraced her steps in what is now a bustling suburban street in the Angolan city of Huambo.

According to the BBC, the Duke of Sussex said it was "quite emotional" to walk where his mother had been "and to see the transformation that has taken place, from an unsafe and desolate place into a vibrant community of local businesses and colleges".

He also donned body armour to visit a partially-cleared minefield nearby and set off a controlled explosion with experts from the Halo Trust, who organised his mother's visit 22 years ago.

The Princess's campaigning had a huge impact, with an international treaty outlawing the weapons signed shortly after her death.

The Prince and his wife Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex are currently in the middle of a 10-day African royal tour, with the former actress and their baby son Archie staying in South Africa while Harry visits Botswana, Angola and Malawi.

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