Prince Harry heading to SA
London - Officials say that Prince Harry will visit
South Africa and Lesotho at the end of February on behalf of a charity that he
St James's Palace said on Monday that the 28-year-old
prince will spend 25 to 26 February visiting the charity's programmes in
Lesotho, before attending a gala dinner in Johannesburg on his third evening.
The charity, Sentebale - which means
"forget-me-not" - was founded by Harry and Lesotho's Prince Seeiso to
help children affected by poverty and HIV in the tiny southern African country.
Harry, who is third in line to the throne, was last in
Lesotho in June 2010 when he took his brother William to see Sentebale's work.
Harry recently completed a deployment to Afghanistan,
where he spent 20 weeks as co-pilot gunner on an Apache attack helicopter.