• Short Summary

    President Moktar Ould Daddah of Mauritania arrived in Accra, Ghana on Friday (12 January) for the final session of the Liberation Committee of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU).

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    President Moktar Ould Daddah of Mauritania arrived in Accra, Ghana on Friday (12 January) for the final session of the Liberation Committee of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU).

    The five-day meeting discussed the increasing financial and material aid to Liberation Movements inn Africa.

    Some 109 delegates attended the meeting which was opened by Ghana's head of state, Colonel Ignatius Acheampong on Friday, a day before the anniversary of the coup which brought him to power.

    President Ould Daddah remained in Accra to attend the anniversary celebration of the coup which ousted the regime of Dr. Kofi Busia on January 13 last year.

    SYNOPSIS: Accra, the capital of Ghana was the venue of the 21st session of the Organisation of african Unity's Liberation Committee last week. Delegates from the 17 member states of the committee attended the conference.

    Mauritania's President Moktar Ould Daddah who flew to Accra on Friday to attend, was greeted by Ghana's Head of state, Colonel Ignatius Acheampong.

    The two leaders inspected a guard of honour at the airport. president Ould Daddah along with another 108 delegates attending the conference, were also invited by Colonel Acheampong to help celebrate the anniversary of the coup which brought him to power. The coup ousted the regime of Dr. Kofi Busia on January 13th last year.

    At the airport President Ould Daddah met members of Ghana's National Redemption Council. The Accra Liberation committee meeting examined ways of helping liberation movements in Africa to be more effective. The Committee was set-up ten years ago to co-ordinate the overall national liberation struggle.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA24Q7VUNGCW7XAOWC0L02VF8M2
    Media URN:
    VLVA24Q7VUNGCW7XAOWC0L02VF8M2
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/01/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
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    Canister:
    N/A

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