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Baby Sussex's first official royal outing has been revealed

That baby is going to have one hell of a passport!

By Rebecca Sullivan
Baby Sussex hasn't even arrived yet (the wait is killing us!), but plans about the little bub's future travel plans are already being dropped.
And while Harry and Meghan have literally just settled into their brand new home at Frogmore Cottage in Windsor, after moving from Kensington Palace in London, newly surfaced reports reveal they could be on the move again very soon.
According to a report in The Sunday Times, the Sussex family will go on an official royal tour of Africa once their baby is born, and could even relocate permanently.
It's believed Baby Sussex's first overseas trip will happen in a few months' time - during the British autumn to be exact.
The couple are reportedly considering moving to Africa to live and work for extended periods of time, continuing their extensive charity and humanitarian work in the region.
Both the Duke and Duchess are passionate about youth empowerment, particularly women's education, as well as environmental conservation.
A royal source told The Times: "They hope to take the baby with them but will make a decision nearer the time. Potentially, Meghan and the baby could do some, if not all, of the trip."
The couple could be doing some extensive travelling overseas with their little one. (Image: Getty)
Both Harry and Meghan have strong ties to Africa. (Image: Getty)
Buckingham Palace did not deny the reports.
"Any future plans for the Duke and Duchess are speculative at this stage," the Palace said in a statement.
"No decisions have been taken about future roles. The Duke will continue to fulfil his role as Commonwealth Youth Ambassador."
CNN reports that former British ambassador to the US and special adviser on international affairs to Prince Harry, David Manning, has proposed a new role for the royal couple that would involved a broader, more international role doing work for the Commonwealth.
There are 19 Commonwealth nations in Africa, including South Africa, Nigeria, Uganda and Ghana.
Harry and Meghan visiting Botswana in 2017, where they worked with Elephants Without Borders and equipped a bull elephant with a satellite collar. (Image: @sussexroyal/Instagram)
Africa is a place that holds a special significance for the couple, who were both independently involved in charity work on the continent prior to meeting in 2016.
Harry spent his gap year in the African kingdom of Lesotho in 2004 and later founded the charity Sentebale, which supports the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people affected by HIV in Lesotho and Botswana.
And Meghan visited Rwanda in 2016 as an ambassador for the World Vision charity.
Early on in their courtship in 2016, Harry whisked Meghan away to a romantic trip to Botswana, a country Harry often refers to as his "second home" and where he is also the Patron of Rhino Conservation Botswana.
A year later, the couple returned to celebrate her 36th birthday with a safari trip.
Even Meghan's engagement ring features a symbolic nod to the continent.
The sparkler features a large ethically-sourced diamond from Botswana, as well as two diamonds from his late mother Princess Diana's personal collection.
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Africa, particularly Botswana, is clearly a place that holds a special connection for the Prince, so it would make sense that he would want to bring his young family along to continue his work in the region.
"I first went to Botswana in 1997, straight after my mum died," Prince Harry told US outlet ABC News in 2017 .
"My dad told my brother and me we were going to Africa to get away from it all. This is where I feel more like myself than anywhere else in the world," he said.
"I have this intense sense of complete relaxation and normality here."

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