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    Unissued / Unused material.

    Conference of Independent African states. Location of events unclear / unknown.

    CU map of Africa on wall of the lobby in Parliament House showing the eight states participating in the conference. CU as a workman fixes nameplate of Ethiopia on the map. CU flag symbols of the eight states fixed on wall, tilt down to man dusting them. MS as carpenter nails Libya sign on door post outside office in Parliament House. MS electricians installing electric bell cables.

    MS Joint Secretariat at a meeting. MS Mr A L Adu, Ghana Permanent Secretary to the Ministry of External Affairs and Secretary General of the Conference, discussing a point with Mr George Padmore, Adviser to Dr Nkrumah on African Affairs, sitting next to him. MS members of the joint secretariat from Liberia and Sudan. MS Mr Fauzi from the United Arab Republic. MS 'Conference of Independent African States' over map. MS cleaners polishing table. CU hand nailing up sign of 'United Arab Republic' over office door.

    CU one of the plaques at the base of Dr Nkrumah's statue "To me the liberation of Ghana will be meaningless unless it is linked up with the liberation of Africa". MS Dr Nkrumah's statue, pan to Parliament House where the conference is taking place. CU pile of old road signboards. MS sign 'Libya Road', a man removes sign 'Third Road'. MS Secretaries from the United Arab Republic of Morocco and Tunisia leaving the Ambassador Hotel where all the delegates are staying. LS hotel.

    Cataloguer's note: poor picture quality.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:35:00 / 01:35:43:00
    UN 3073 D
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    UN 3073 D
  • Appears in...

    Religion & Politics
    African Union Libya Libya 2 Fela Nkrumah Nkrumah/independence Independência African material, 1950-70 Decolonisation/ Independence of African/Caribbean nations
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