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Meghan meets female entrepreneurs during Cape Town outing

The duchess visited an organisation that encourages networking.

The Duchess of Sussex during a visit to the Woodstock Exchange in Cape Town (Chris Jackson/PA)
The Duchess of Sussex during a visit to the Woodstock Exchange in Cape Town (Chris Jackson/PA)

By Ellie Cunningham, PA

The Duchess of Sussex chatted enthusiastically with women as she arrived at the Woodstock Exchange in Cape Town to meet female entrepreneurs.

Wearing a back jumpsuit, she was greeted at the organisation by Shirley Gilbey, director of the UK-SA Tech Hub, and inside she was introduced to 12 other women taking part in the initiative.

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The Duchess of Sussex speaks with 12 female entrepreneurs (Chris Jackson/PA)

The duchess was shown around the organisation, which acts as a virtual hub working to develop strong digital economic growth.

She met with female entrepreneurs, who gathered around a table for a discussion, sharing their experiences.

Meghan was told about the Ladies Who Launch conversation series the hub offers, which brings together a cross-section of female entrepreneurs and investors.

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Meghan waves to wellwishers at the Woodstock Exchange (Halden Krog/PA)

Crowds of well-wishers sung to their ‘African Queen’ as the Duchess of Sussex left her second engagement of the day today.

Around 50 women sung “African queen, there’s a new tomorrow, African queen, a dream we can follow”, as Meghan left the Woodstock Exchange.

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