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Day 89 - Ghana

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Ezekiel Cofie (93 years old), also known as Nii Kojo Ababio V, holds the Queen's Baton with his daughter Zetta Cofie, in Accra, Ghana, on Sunday 5 January 2014. Ezekiel, Ghana’s first dental surgeon, competed for Scotland at the 1947 World Student Games in Paris whilst he was studying dentistry in Scotland. His daughter was a sprinter and long jump athlete for Ghana. Ghana is nation 23 of 70 Commonwealth nations and territories to be visited by the Queen's Baton.

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The handover ceremony of the Queen’s Baton ‘granite gemstone’ from Commonwealth Games Federation Honorary Legal Advisor Sharad Rao to President of the Ghana Olympic Committee, Professor Francis Dodoo in Accra, Ghana, on Sunday 5 January 2014. Ghana is nation 23 of 70 Commonwealth nations and territories to be visited by the Queen's Baton.

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The handover ceremony of the Queen’s Baton ‘granite gemstone’ from Commonwealth Games Federation Honorary Legal Advisor Sharad Rao (centre) to President of the Ghana Olympic Committee, Professor Francis Dodoo (right) in Accra, Ghana, on Sunday 5 January 2014. Ghana is nation 23 of 70 Commonwealth nations and territories to be visited by the Queen's Baton.

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The Queen's Baton was guest of honour at a reception held by HE British High Commissioner Peter Jones at his residence, in Accra, Ghana, on Sunday 5 January 2014. Ghana is nation 23 of 70 Commonwealth nations and territories to be visited by the Queen's Baton.

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Students from the Ghana International School carry the baton to the residence of the British High Commission where a reception was held by HE Peter Jones, in Accra, Ghana, on Sunday 5 January 2014. Ghana is nation 23 of 70 Commonwealth nations and territories to be visited by the Queen's Baton.

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Children enjoy the festivities as the Queen's Baton journeys through their community in the Volta region, near Akrade, Ghana, on Sunday 5 January 2014. Ghana is nation 23 of 70 Commonwealth nations and territories to be visited by the Queen's Baton.

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The Queen's Baton carried by tribal Queen Mother Nana Samanko II, at a 'durbar' meeting in the Volta region, near Akrade, Ghana, on Sunday 5 January 2014. Ghana is nation 23 of 70 Commonwealth nations and territories to be visited by the Queen's Baton.

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The Queen's Baton being presented to tribal Queen Mother Nana Samanko II, at a 'durbar' meeting in the Volta region, near Akrade, Ghana, on Sunday 5 January 2014. Ghana is nation 23 of 70 Commonwealth nations and territories to be visited by the Queen's Baton.

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The Queen's Baton carried by tribal chief Nana Okru Kata IV, at a 'durbar' meeting in the Volta region, near Akrade, Ghana, on Sunday 5 January 2014. Ghana is nation 23 of 70 Commonwealth nations and territories to be visited by the Queen's Baton.

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The Queen's Baton to be presented to tribal chief Nana Okru Kata IV, at a 'durbar' meeting in the Volta region, near Akrade, Ghana, on Sunday 5 January 2014. Ghana is nation 23 of 70 Commonwealth nations and territories to be visited by the Queen's Baton.

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The Queen's Baton was presented at a church as it journeyed through various districts outside of Accra in the Volta region, Ghana, on Sunday 5 January 2014. Ghana is nation 23 of 70 Commonwealth nations and territories to be visited by the Queen's Baton.

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The Queen's Baton was presented at a church as it journeyed through various districts outside of Accra in the Volta region, Ghana, on Sunday 5 January 2014. Ghana is nation 23 of 70 Commonwealth nations and territories to be visited by the Queen's Baton.

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The Queen's Baton journeyed through various districts outside of Accra, being presented to tribal Chiefs, Kings and Queens, at 'durbar' meeting in the Volta region, Ghana, on Sunday 5 January 2014. Ghana is nation 23 of 70 Commonwealth nations and territories to be visited by the Queen's Baton.

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The Queen's Baton being carried by tribal Paramount Chief Odenoho Kwafo Akoto III, at a 'durbar' meeting in Krotia in the Volta region, Ghana, on Sunday 5 January 2014. Ghana is nation 23 of 70 Commonwealth nations and territories to be visited by the Queen's Baton.

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The Queen's Baton being received by tribal Paramount Chief Odenoho Kwafo Akoto III, at a 'durbar' meeting in Krotia in the Volta region, Ghana, on Sunday 5 January 2014. Ghana is nation 23 of 70 Commonwealth nations and territories to be visited by the Queen's Baton.

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