• Short Summary

    EIGHT NEW MINISTERS OF THE CONGO-KINSHASA CABINET WERE SWORN IN BEFORE PRESIDENT JOSEPH MOBUTU IN A CEREMONY IN KINSHASA RECENTLY.

  • Description

    EIGHT NEW MINISTERS OF THE CONGO-KINSHASA CABINET WERE SWORN IN BEFORE PRESIDENT JOSEPH MOBUTU IN A CEREMONY IN KINSHASA RECENTLY. THE MINISTERS WERE APPOINTED AFTER A CABINET RESHUFFLE EARLY THIS MONTH.

    IN THE RESHUFFLE PRESIDENT MOBUTU DROPPED EIGHT MINISTERS, BUT KEPT THE MEN WHO HAVE PLAYED KEY ROLES IN CONGO-KINSHASA SINCE THE COUNTRY'S MILITARY COUP IN NOVEMBER 1965.

    GENERAL MOBUTU REMAINS HEAD OF GOVERNMENT AS WELL AS HEAD OF STATE AND RETAINS CONTROL OF DEFENCE. FOREIGN MINISTER MR JUSTIN BOMBOKO, INTERIOR MINISTER ETIENNE TSHISEKEDI, JUSTICE MINISTER JOSEPH NSIGNA AND TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS MINISTERS VICTOR NEDAKA ARE AMONG MINISTERS WHO RETAIN THEIR PORTFOLIOS.

    FINANCE MINISTER JEAN LITHO MOVES TO THE AGRICULTURE MINISTRY. HE IS REPLACED AT FINANCE BY PAUL MUSHIETTE, THE FORMED MINISTER OF ECONOMY.

    THREE SENIOR MEN, PREVIOUSLY WITHOUT PORTFOLIOS, HAVE NEW MINISTERIAL STANDING IN THE SHAKE-UP.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1CZKZ3WZJLHIMFLEW7RO1S98W
    Media URN:
    VLVA1CZKZ3WZJLHIMFLEW7RO1S98W
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/10/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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