Prince Charles describes era of "slave trade" as shameful

Joann Johnston
November 7, 2018

He added that the United Kingdom and the rest of the World must ensure that slave trade does not re-occur in any form in the human history.

Charles and Camilla took to the dance floor with Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo and First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo.

Britain's Prince Charles spoke out strongly against modern slavery at a conference in Ghana, once the embarkation point for many Africans traded as slaves.

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall showed off their dance moves during a lavish State Dinner in Accra, Ghana, on their royal tour.

Despite the heat, Prince Charles looked his usual dapper self in a pale grey suit, complete with a lilac shirt, patterned tie and a smart pocket square.

On Monday, Charles is scheduled to address young entrepreneurs.

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"Britain can be proud that it later led the way in the abolition of this shameful trade", said Charles, the heir apparent to the British throne.

Charles and his wife Camilla are now are now on their second day of a five stay in Ghana during their tour of West Africa.

After four days in Ghana, they will then head to Nigeria on Tuesday where they will be welcomed by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa. Afterwards, the Duchess visited the Ghana International School where she launched the Commonwealth Essay Competition prize.

Prince Charles thought that though numerous instances of the impact of climate abound, such as rising oceans, hurricanes, heat waves, floods and cyclones, the Commonwealth of Nations could still join hands and share best practices to arrest the situation.

The royal couple really want their kid to live a far more regular life than their cousins Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and newborn Prince Louis.

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