24 January 2014
Last updated at 04:54 ET
A cyclist takes the baton through the streets of Freetown, Sierra Leone. The country was the first stop for the Queen's Baton Relay in the African continent.
The Queen's baton is held by members of the Metropolitan Police during the relay in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
The sunset during the Queen's Baton Relay visit to Freetown, Sierra Leone.
Musicians play in honour of the Queen's baton at a ceremonial event in Accra, Ghana. The baton travelled through the various districts of the Ghanaian capital, carried by past and present athletes.
Ezekiel Cofie holds the Queen's baton with his daughter Zetta Cofie, in Accra, Ghana. The 93 year-old also known as Nii Kojo Ababio V competed for Scotland at the 1947 World Student Games.
Dr Ro Oladipo the President General of the Nigerian Sports Supports Union holds the Queen's baton during celebrations in Lagos, Nigeria.
Mark Beaumont meets Cameroon's sprinters as they prepare for the para-sport events at the Commownealth Games.
The Queen's baton is greeted with a display of traditional culture, music and dancing in Yaounde, Cameroon.
School children hold the Queen's baton in Karura Forest in Nairobi, Kenya.
Cyclists hold the Queen's baton during the cycle to the Uganda National Olympic Committee compound in Kampala, Uganda.
The local police band welcomes the baton in great style in the Ugandan capital, Kampala.
The Queen's baton visits Musanze, Rwanda, where it was met by hundreds of enthusiastic school children.
Community elders in Musanze, Rwanda hold the Queen's baton during the tour of the country.
The crowds wait patiently for the Queen's baton in Musanze, Rwanda, including one local in a heavily customised bike.
Children play music as part of the baton celebrations during a visit to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.