Prince Charles and Duchess of Cornwall begin tour of The Gambia


The Duke and Duchess were met at the Kotoka International Airport by the Speaker of Parliament Prof.

Addressing Prince Charles and his wife at the ceremonial room of the Jubilee House, President Akufo-Addo said his administration will do all within its power to make sure that their four to five days in Ghana are well spent.

Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, are taking a page from sons William and Harry and their wives by posing in a series of intimate photos for Vanity Fair to complement the magazine's candid interview with the heir apparent. Meanwhile, Camilla, who is President of the Women of the World Festival, will attend an event featuring Ghana's top female leaders.

The Prince of Wales has begun the first full day of his west African tour by highlighting the "important milestone" taken by Gambians in turning their backs on "22 years of autocratic rule".

The royals landed on Friday afternoon in Accra where they walked down a red carpet at the start of their five-day stay.

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"We know the relations between our two countries go back centuries. It's a relationship that we value".

Prince Charles also plans to meet with a number of British Ghanaians in the business, arts, culture and media sectors.

The swoon-worthy images provide an inside look at the Prince of Wale's life with the Duchess, 71, at Clarence House, their official residence in London.

He will also meet with key players in Ghana's cocoa industry where he will discuss innovative ways to sustain one of the country's most profitable resources. They plan on "meeting as many people as possible during our forthcoming visit, bearing in mind the very special memories I have from 40 years ago to re-experiencing the irresistible attractions of highlife and afro-beat", he said in a pre-recorded video released ahead of the visit.