• Short Summary

    SOUTH AFRICA IS FAST BECOMING ONE OF THE WORLD'S MOST INDUSTRIALISED NATIONS.RECENTLY A LOT OF?

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    SOUTH AFRICA IS FAST BECOMING ONE OF THE WORLD'S MOST INDUSTRIALISED NATIONS.RECENTLY A LOT OF INDUSTRIAL CONCERNS HAVE SET UP PLANTS IN THE BANTU BORDER AREA - IN A NEW TOWN CALLED ROSSLYN.THE NEW FACTORIES ARE USING BANTUS AS EMPLOYEES IN AN INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX WHICH MAKES EVERYTHING FROM BUTTONS TO BUSES.

    AN OFFICIAL OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN BANTU DEVELOPMENT AND ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT SAID RECENTLY THAT MORE THAN TWELVE HUNDRED SEPARATE INDUSTRIES HAD BEEN ESTABLISHED IN THE BORDER AREA SINCE 1960.IT WAS REVEALED THAT OF THE 127,000 PEOPLE WORKING IN THE FACTORIES, 95,000 WERE AFRICANS.

    THE FACTORIES HAVE BROUGHT WITH THEM A HOST OF FRINGE BENEFITS FOR THE EMPLOYEES.TRAINING COURSES HELP AFRICANS TO ACQUIRE BUSINESS KNOWLEDGE.THEIR CHILDREN ARE EDUCATED IN 8,000 SCHOOLS - BY NEARLY THIRTY THOUSAND TEACHERS.OVERSEAS FIRMS BRING FOREIGN METHODS AND IDEAS TO THE AFRICAN WORKMEN - AND TRAIN THEM IN THE USE OF THE MOST MODERN MACHINERY.

    MOST OF THE AFRICANS WORKING AT ROSSLYN LIVE IN THE NEARBY VILLAGE OF GO-RANKUWA.A NEW RAILWAY LINE LINKS THE VILLAGE WITH THE FACTORY COMPLEX - AND THERE IS A NEW ROAD NEARLY COMPLETED.

    THE NEW FACTORY AREA OPENS UP BROAD NEW VISTAS FOR THOUSANDS OF BANTUS.....

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1OD0D5WK0N17AA3VAPGEDIRFQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA1OD0D5WK0N17AA3VAPGEDIRFQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/08/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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