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Harry adopts Diana mine cause

Prince Harry has followed in his mother's footsteps with a visit to landmine clearance projects in Angola. He has expressed his frustration that countries which supplied landmines to African countries are doing nothing to get rid of them.

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Prince Harry follows in Diana's footsteps in Angola

Prince Harry's trip to Angola comes 16 years after his mother, Princess Diana, gave the landmine clearance cause a global profile with a visit to the African country.

Princess Diana visited a minefield in Angola in January 1997 to see the work of the British Red Cross. Credit: John Stillwell/PA Archive
The Princess of Wales was shown a selection of landmines at a training centre during her four-day visit to the African country. Credit: PA Archive
Her walk through minefields with body armour, barely months before her death, became a defining image of her charity work. Credit: John Stillwell/PA Archive

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