African Emperor - Mogho Naba In Paris 1953

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    Paris, France.

    Mogho Naba 33rd Emperor of the dynasty which has been ruling over the Mossis Tribes in the West African hinterland called High Volta country for the last 900 years was today received by President Vincent Auriol in the gardens of Elsyee Palace in Paris. Naba rules over 1,500,000 men and has received an invitation from the French Government to stay for a three week visit in France as a token of Franco-Upper-Volta friendship and an award of his continuous cooperation with French authorities in the conduct of his important country's affair.

    LS. MS. The Emperor inspecting French troops. MS. Emperor entering the Palace. MS. CU. Auriol shaking hands with West African Emperor Mogho Naba. LS. MS. CU. French President Auriol and Mogho Naba walking in ground of Elysee Palace.

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