• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT KAUNDA OF ZAMBIA AND PRESIDENT NYERERE OF TANZANIA ARRIVED IN ENTEBBE, UGANDA YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) TO JOIN 10 OTHER AFRICAN HEADS OF STATE FOR THE THIRD EAST AND CENTRAL AFRICAN SUMMIT CONFERENCE.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT KAUNDA OF ZAMBIA AND PRESIDENT NYERERE OF TANZANIA ARRIVED IN ENTEBBE, UGANDA YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) TO JOIN 10 OTHER AFRICAN HEADS OF STATE FOR THE THIRD EAST AND CENTRAL AFRICAN SUMMIT CONFERENCE. THE CONFERENCE, EXPECTED TO LAST THREE OR FOUR DAYS, WILL COVER SECURITY PROBLEMS, COMMUNICATIONS AND TRADE IN THE REGION.

    THE AIRPORT AT ENTEBBE WAS DECKED WITH FLAGS FOR THE ARRIVAL OF PRESIDENTS NYERERE AND KAUNDA. PRESIDENT MILTON OBOTE OF UGANDA AND OTHER GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS HAD TRAVELLED FROM KAMPALA TO MEET THE TWO VISITING HEADS OF STATE.

    A POLICE BAND WAS ON HAND TO PLAY THE NATIONAL ANTHEMS OF BOTH ZAMBIA AND TANZANIA, AND THOUSANDS OF SCHOOLCHILDREN WAVED SMALL PAPER FLAGS. PRESIDENT KAUNDA WAS FIRST TO ARRIVE. HE INSPECTED A GUARD OF HONOUR PROVIDED BY THE UGANDA POLICE.

    PRESIDENT NYERERE ARRIVED ABOUT AN HOUR LATER, AND RECEIVED A SIMILAR WELCOME.

    COUNTRIES TAKING PART IN THE SUMMIT CONFERENCE ARE UGANDA, TANZANIA, KENYA, BURUNDI, CONGO-KINSHASA, CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE, CENTRAFRICAN REPUBLIC, SUDAN, RWANDA, ZAMBIA, SOMALIA AND ETHIOPIA.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA24OUV6AJUB8AWI83ATZX80DT3
    Media URN:
    VLVA24OUV6AJUB8AWI83ATZX80DT3
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/12/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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