Prince Charles and Camilla in Ghana on second Africa stop

Prince Charles and Camilla in Ghana on second Africa stop

Following the event at MacCarthy Square, where the Union Jack was lowered in 1965 and the Gambian flag raised, the Duchess of Cornwall visited a middle school on the outskirts of Banjul to donate a metalwork lathe and plant a tree.

Prince Charles who arrived in Gambia on Wednesday evening is expected to visit the Medical Research Council and conduct a tour of the Gambian Armed Forces Training Centre, who are training to play a rôle in the United Nations.

Prince Charles and Camilla attended a welcome ceremony where they met the president of Ghana Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the first lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo.

The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, have finally touched down in Ghana to begin their historic visit. So we are very happy to have you here.


In a TV interview in 1995, when speaking about her troubled relationship with Prince Charles, the Princess famously declared: "Well, there were three of us in the marriage, so it was a bit crowded". On Saturday, the Prince and Duchess will visit Kumasi to meet His Majesty Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, the Ashantehene, at the Manhyia Palace and will attend a traditional procession with the Ashantehene and local chiefs.

After Prince Charles married Diana Spencer in 1981 he went on to have an affair with Camilla Parker-Bowles, whom he had known since his single days. Mike Ocquaye and other top Ghanaian government officials.

A statement issued by the British High Commission in Accra and copied to the Ghana News Agency said the visit would celebrate the shared values and culture between the two nations.

The Prince of Wales and his wife have started their tour of West Africa in Gambia, which was re-admitted into the Commonwealth in February this year.

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