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In Pictures: Surf’s up! Harry and Meghan hit the beach in South Africa

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are on the second day of their visit to Africa.

The Duchess of Sussex wears a flower in her hair during a visit to the Bo Kaap area of Cape Town (Dominic Lipinski/PA)
The Duchess of Sussex wears a flower in her hair during a visit to the Bo Kaap area of Cape Town (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have carried out a range of visits on the second day of their tour to Africa.

Meghan wore a headscarf during a visit to the Auwal Mosque, the oldest in South Africa, and the couple also learned about the Lunchbox Fund charity, which provides nearly 30,000 meals every day for children.

The royal couple started their day at the beach where they met surf mentors at the Waves for Change mental health programme, and ended it at a reception for young people, community and civil society leaders at the Residence of the British High Commissioner in Cape Town.

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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex during a visit to Auwal Mosque (Tim Rooke/PA)
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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex sat cross-legged at the mosque (Tim Rooke/PA)
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The also visited a family in the Bo Kaap area of Cape Town to mark Heritage Day (Toby Melville/PA)
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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex arrive at the mosque (Dominic Lipinski/PA)
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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex visit the Bo Kaap area of Cape Town (Toby Melville/PA)
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Meghan and Harry marked Heritage Day, a celebration of the great diversity of cultures, beliefs and traditions in South Africa (Toby Melville/PA)

The couple were welcomed by a large crowd of wellwishers at the Residence of the British High Commissioner in Cape Town.

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Harry and Meghan share a joke with Jade Bothma and Hunter Mitchell (Facundo Arrizabalaga/PA)
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Meghan accepts a kiss from one of the guests (Facundo Arrizabalaga/PA)
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Meghan wore a dress she had also worn on the couple’s tour to Australia before Archie was born (Paul Edwards/The Sun/PA)

The couple were also told about the Lunchbox Fund charity, which provides nearly 30,000 meals every day for children.

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Harry and Meghan first visited The Lunchbox Fund charity, which provides nearly 30,000 meals every day to Waves for Change programmes and schools in South Africa’s townships and rural areas (Chris Jackson/PA)
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The Lunchbox Fund was one of four charities to benefit from the public donations made following the birth of the couple’s son Archie (Chris Jackson/PA)

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex also hit the beach in Cape Town to learn about the Waves for Change mental health project.

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Waves for Change trains and supports local surf mentors to provide mental health services to youngsters in need (Chris Jackson/PA)
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Meghan hugs a surf mentor after being presented with a gift (Chris Jackson/PA)
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The duke and duchess pose for a group photo (Chris Jackson/PA)
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Harry also travelled on a South African Maritime Police Unit RIB during a visit to Kalk Bay Harbour (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

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