Just In: Prince Charles And Wife Arrives Nigeria

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The Prince of Wales has been forced to cancel a visit to a Nigerian city on the final leg of his royal tour of Africa, after security measures introduced following deadly regional clashes disrupted plans for the trip.

Oba of Benin, Eheneden ErediauwaBritain's Prince Charles (R) stands with the Oba of Benin, Eheneden Erediauwa during a meeting with traditional leaders at the British High Commission residence in Abuja on November 6, 2018.

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

Showing off his natural charm and charisma, Charles took hold of the first lady's hands and swayed on the dance floor, while Camilla and the president did their own jive next to them.

Nigeria, a former British colony, attained the status of an independent nation in 1960.

Britain abolished the trans-Atlantic slave trade in 1807 although the full abolition of slavery did not follow for another generation.

Sandra Borghi sufrió un violento robo: la golpearon brutalmente en un taxi
Según Borghi , " no había un solo policía ", pese a que "hace dos meses hicimos la denuncia pública en el canal". Y lo hizo con un nivel de violencia, me pegó una trompada en las costillas y yo empecé a gritar: '¡Policía!'.

Earlier this year, Prince Charles was approved as successor to his 92-year-old mother Queen Elizabeth, as head of the Commonwealth.

The royals will conclude their tour a week before Charles celebrates his 70th birthday on November 14.

Prince Charles and Princess Camilla would visit Lagos on Wednesday, where they will engage the business community on a wide range of businesses, trade and investment.

It is popular belief that some first class kings are only to step out on very rare occasions as most people were required to visit them at their palace, given the power of their crown and throne.

The Prince of Wales has acknowledged Britain's role in the transatlantic slave trade but stopped short of giving an official apology, which is likely to disappoint campaigners who have long called on the British Royal Family to do so.

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