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In Pictures: When the Queen’s Baton Relay came to Africa – Glasgow 2014

Photo Gallery – Some of the incredible images as the Queen’s Baton Relay made its way across 18 African Commonwealth nations and territories in Africa

Two smiling girls hold the Queen’s Baton in Freetown, Sierra Leone, on Tuesday 31 December 2013 / Glasgow 2014 OC Flickr
Two smiling girls hold the Queen’s Baton in Freetown, Sierra Leone, on Tuesday 31 December 2013 / Glasgow 2014 OC Flickr
The British High Commissioner to Uganda HE Alison Blackburne and dignitaries at a sports event and reception organised by the British High Commission, to honour the Queen's Baton, in Kampala, Uganda, on Tuesday 14 January 2014 / Glasgow 2014 OC Flickr

The British High Commissioner to Uganda HE Alison Blackburne and dignitaries at a sports event and reception organised by the British High Commission, to honour the Queen’s Baton, in Kampala, Uganda, on Tuesday 14 January 2014 / Glasgow 2014 OC Flickr

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 / Glasgow 2014 OC Flickr

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 / Glasgow 2014 OC Flickr

The Queen's Baton relayed through Reiger Park, Johannesburg, South Africa, on Tuesday 11 February 2014 / Glasgow 2014 OC Flickr

The Queen’s Baton relayed through Reiger Park, Johannesburg, South Africa, on Tuesday 11 February 2014 / Glasgow 2014 OC Flickr

The Queen's Baton visited Soweto, where it was carried by marathon runner Bongani Possa, Johannesburg, South Africa, on Monday 10 February 2014 / Glasgow 2014 OC Flickr

The Queen’s Baton visited Soweto, where it was carried by marathon runner Bongani Possa, Johannesburg, South Africa, on Monday 10 February 2014 / Glasgow 2014 OC Flickr

Two smiling girls hold the Queen’s Baton in Freetown, Sierra Leone, on Tuesday 31 December 2013 / Glasgow 2014 OC Flickr

Two smiling girls hold the Queen’s Baton in Freetown, Sierra Leone, on Tuesday 31 December 2013 / Glasgow 2014 OC Flickr

Cameroon Triple Jump Champion Francoise Mbango whilst with the Queen's Baton in Yaoundé Cameroon Friday 10 January 2014 / Glasgow 2014 OC Flickr

Cameroon Triple Jump Champion Francoise Mbango whilst with the Queen’s Baton in Yaoundé Cameroon Friday 10 January 2014 / Glasgow 2014 OC Flickr

Photo Gallery – Some of the incredible images as the Queen’s Baton Relay made its way across 18 African Commonwealth nations and territories in Africa.

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