• Short Summary

    In Uganda, British teachers are becoming more concerned about their future in the country, following President Idi Amin's renewed warnings that they may be the next to leave.

  • Description

    In Uganda, British teachers are becoming more concerned about their future in the country, following President Idi Amin's renewed warnings that they may be the next to leave. The teachers are the largest British technical group still in Uganda. There are nearly one thousand teaching in one hundred schools throughout the country.

    General Amin says the teachers have done their job so well over the years, that they have given Uganda more educated Africans per head of population than any other country in East Africa. He accused them, however, of making propaganda against his government.

    SYNOPSIS: British teachers in Uganda are reported to have become more concerned about their future in the country. At the moment there are almost one thousand teaching in a hundred schools throughout the country. Their concern follows repeated warnings from President Amin that they may be the next to leave. President Amin said the teachers have done their jobs so well over the years, that they've given Uganda more educated Africans per head of population, than any other country in East Africa. However, he accused them of making propaganda against his government. At this school in Kigezi, South-west Uganda, there are fifteen British and fifteen Ugandan teachers for the six hundred pupils. The British teacher feel they have a special case, because they are totally integrated and Uganda still needs them.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1NTPFFLD87H54K9HUWAO7A1G1
    Media URN:
    VLVA1NTPFFLD87H54K9HUWAO7A1G1
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/11/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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