Queen Elizabeth II’s trip to Ghana and dance with Nkrumah captured in photo and video

Queen Elizabeth II’s trip to Ghana and dance with Nkrumah captured in photo and video

- A photo of Queen Elizabeth of Great Britain dancing with Ghana's first president, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah has surfaced online

- A video of her arrival in Ghana has also popped up on the internet and shows a durbar was held in her honour

- Queen Elizabeth's trip to Ghana was considered ill-timed because of the security situation in the country

YEN.com.gh has gathered that the queen of Great Britain, Elizabeth II arrived in Ghana in the year 1961.

The trip to the African country was climaxed by a dance with the then president, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah.

The act reportedly caused a stir and various meanings were read into it, leading to a myriad of conclusions.

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In a video that has gone viral, the queen is seen arriving in Ghana and a durbar was held to welcome her.

The chiefs in the Ashanti region converged at the Kumasi sports stadium, to welcome the queen.

In a photo taken on Saturday, November 18, 1961, they are seen smiling as they hit the dance floor and enjoy high life music

YEN.com.gh understands that the queen was cautioned about the trip to Ghana as there were reports of security challenges in Accra.

Per a report by pinterest.com, she, however, insisted on coming to Ghana in a bid to ensure that the African country did not leave the Commonwealth.

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The fear was premised on the belief that Dr. Nkrumah had drawn too close to the Soviet Union.

In other news, YEN.com.gh is in possession of a video which shows that between 3 million to 6 million Black women in the United States of America are without partners.

In the video, a number of possible reasons have been given with respect to the situation.

They include academic qualifications, salary levels and the ratio of Black men to Black women in the country.

Nicole Marshand, who is 31 years old, is a prosecuting attorney and aiming to be a state court judge.

She stated that she looks forward to marriage but is wary of the reasons she has remained single for long.

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