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Buhari receives Prince Charles, duchess of Cornwall in Aso Rock

Buhari receives Prince Charles, duchess of Cornwall in Aso Rock

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.

Charles, on the second leg of a West African tour, said Monday it was unimaginable the suffering the trans-Atlantic slave trade caused and that it left an "indelible stain on the history of our world".

They arrived to a welcome ceremony at Jubilee House where they met President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the First Lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo.

In a busy day of engagements, the Prince also visited Kumasi market, where he saw a new building, partly funded by the United Kingdom, which will replace an expansive market of make-shift stalls where evil are fires put the lives of traders, and its one million daily shoppers, at risk.

The "Antenna" hitmaker, quizzed whether the kind of respect given to Prince Charles and his wife, that same can be given to the Royalties in Ghana.

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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.

Charles and Camilla's sixth day of their royal tour, which found them in Accra, was a whirlwind!

Ahead of the visit, Prince Charles said he was delighted to be returning to Ghana which he first visited more than 40 years ago.

Camilla was given colourful gifts in Kumasi.

The decision was made "upon advice from the Nigerian government and others involved in security and operational aspects of the visit", according to a spokesperson for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. There, he'll learn about their rural lives of local people and attend a service, as well as contribute to an hour-long discussion on peace-building and conflict resolution.