Prince Harry describes Cape Town as: 'An amazing place to base ourselves'

Prince Harry (Photo: Channel24/Bashiera Parker)
Prince Harry (Photo: Channel24/Bashiera Parker)
Bashiera Parker

Cape Town – Earlier this year rumours were rife that Prince Harry, Meghan and their young baby Archie were considering moving to Africa for a little while to escape the scrutiny of the British media.

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The pair then came to the continent on a highly successful tour and of course, the question a move came up in an interview with ITV anchor Tom Bradby while chatting to Harry about his love of Africa.

In a clip of the interview – which forms part of the documentary film Harry & Meghan: An African Journey - Harry candidly answers: "I don't know where we could live in Africa at the moment, you know".

He then went on to say: "We just came from Cape Town, that would be an amazing place for us to base ourselves, but with all the problems going on there, I just don't see how we'd really be able to make as much of a difference as we want to without the issues and the judgment of how we would be with those surroundings. It's a very hard place to live when you know what's going on, but then you're slightly disconnected from it."


Meghan recently opened up about the toll that all the negative headlines have taken on her and had to hold back tears when a journalist asked her if she was ok? (Read more here)

While in The Mother City the royal couple, visited a historic mosque, introduced baby Archie to Desmond Tutu (and the world) and even ate samosas in The Bo-Kaap.

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Compiled by Alex Isaacs. (Sources: Channel24, ITV

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