Queen Elizabeth II’s legacies in Ghana 

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In 1961, at the height of the Cold War, Britain and America feared Ghana would leave the British Commonwealth and fall under the influence of the Soviet Union. The Queen, then 35, went on a mission to persuade Ghana's president not to leave the partnership of nations. From the capital, Accra, Ridwan Karim Dini-Osman reports on this crucial moment in the country's history, and how Queen Elizabeth II is being remembered in Ghana today.

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