Prince Harry's orphaned friend from Lesotho, Mutsu, invited to Royal wedding

Prince Harry's orphaned friend from Lesotho, Mutsu, invited to Royal wedding

- An 18 year old orphan from Lesotho was apparently one of the first guests to greet newlyweds at the Royal Wedding

- Relebohile “Mutsu” Potsane represented Prince Harry’s charity Sentebale and was among charity representatives who celebrated the wedding inside the grounds of Windsor castle

- Mutsu first met Harry 14 years ago in Africa and the two have stayed in touch and developed a friendship over the years

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A prince and an orphan from a tiny country in Africa might not seem to have much in common. However, Prince Harry flew one particular orphan from Lesotho, Africa, over for the royal wedding.

Briefly.co.za learned from reports in the Daily Mail and social media postings that Mutsu Potsane was apparently one of the first guests to greet the royal newlyweds after the wedding.

Potsane, now 18, was only four years old when he first met the newly titled Duke of Sussex during a gap-year stay the prince spent in the landlocked southern African country.

The pair have each grown into men and Harry reportedly felt it was only fitting that his young friend share in the special day when Harry married Meghan.

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The two boys struck up a close friendship and have stayed in touch over the years - with Harry returning to the kingdom in 2016 to continue his charity work for the nation.

Harry co-founded the charity Sentebale – meaning 'forget me not' – with Prince Seeiso of Lesotho in 2006. Together the two princes set out to improve prospects for the thousands of children and young people affected by HIV/Aids.

Prince Seeiso, also attended the wedding with his wife, Princess Mabereng. “The young Harry who first arrived in Lesotho in 2004 is now a grown man getting married,” he reportedly said.

"I’ve come here with all the wishes of Lesotho, I’m not here on my own behalf I’m here representing the entire nation who are so happy."

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