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The Prince of Wales is greeted by traditional dancers as he arrives for a visit to Osu Castle also known as Fort Christiansborg in Accra Ghana on day four of his trip to west Africa with the Duchess of Cornwall. PRESS ASSOCIATION

The Prince of Wales is greeted by traditional dancers as he arrives for a visit to Osu Castle also known as Fort Christiansborg in Accra Ghana on day four of his trip to west Africa with the Duchess of Cornwall. PRESS ASSOCIATION

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 the Duchess of Cornwall are also expected to have audience with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa.

"The appalling atrocity of the slave trade, and the unimaginable suffering it caused, left an indelible stain on the history of our world".

Britain had been involved in the transatlantic slave trade for more than 200 years by the time it abolished the trade in 1807, although the full abolition of slavery did not follow for another generation.

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The royal couple are completing a nine-day tour of West Africa, which kicked off in the Gambia on Wednesday, celebrating the country's return to the Commonwealth this year.

Prince Charles will be addressing Nigeria's herdsmen crisis and strengthening relations between United Kingdom and Africa's most populous nation. Prince Charles, who was on the dais, was seen pointing at the dead lion.

During their visit, their Royal Highnesses will attend a number of events, including an arts festival at the British Council in Lagos to mark the 75th anniversary of the British Council in Nigeria.

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