Who was Queen Elizabeth II to Africa?
Queen Elizabeth II has died at the age of 96. Her 70- year reign ran parallel with significant events in Africa. At the time of her coronation, she became the ruler of 14 territories across Africa, as part of the British Empire.
And her decades on the throne were a period of immense change. One after another, each African country became independent and took their own path in the world.
So, who was Queen Elizabeth to Africa? And what did her life and reign mean for the continent?