• Short Summary

    SIR ERNEST VASEY, 60, WAS ASKED IN DAR-ES-SALAAM, JAN 24, ABOUT HIS RESIGNATION TWO DAYS EARLIER AS FINANCE MINISTER OF TANGANYIKA, A POST HE HAS HELD SINCE SEPTEMBER 1960.

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    SIR ERNEST VASEY, 60, WAS ASKED IN DAR-ES-SALAAM, JAN 24, ABOUT HIS RESIGNATION TWO DAYS EARLIER AS FINANCE MINISTER OF TANGANYIKA, A POST HE HAS HELD SINCE SEPTEMBER 1960.

    COINCIDING WITH THE RESIGNATION OF MR.JULIUS NYERERE AS PRIME MINISTER IN FAVOUR OF MR RASHIDI KAWAWA, SIR ERNEST'S RESIGNATION MEANS THAT ONLY TWO NON-AFRICANS ARE LEFT IN THE TANGANYIKA CABINET.MR.NYERERE EXPLAINED EARLIER THAT SIR ERNEST'S RESIGNATION WAS EXPECTED WITHIN SIX MONTHS OF TANGANYIKA'S INDEPENDENCE - DEC 1961 - ANYWAY, AND THAT HE WAS CONTINUING TO HELP THE TANGANYIKA GOVERNMENT AS FINANCIAL AND ECONOMICAL ADVISER.HIS KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE HAD BEEN "OF INESTIMABLE VALUE"," MR.NYERERE SAID.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA296JIAU2GRWPF7I27K90KUQF8
    Media URN:
    VLVA296JIAU2GRWPF7I27K90KUQF8
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/01/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:11:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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