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    The first ambassador to Togo from the Zaire Republic (formerly the Democratic Republic of the Congo, or Congo-Kinshasa) presented his credentials to President Eyadema in Lome on Thursday (28 Oct. 1971).

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    The first ambassador to Togo from the Zaire Republic (formerly the Democratic Republic of the Congo, or Congo-Kinshasa) presented his credentials to President Eyadema in Lome on Thursday (28 Oct. 1971). He is M. Jean-Albert Yoka-Mampunga. During the ceremony, show in this film, the two men agreed of the need for a United Africa.

    SYNOPSIS: The first ambassador to Togo from the Zaire Republic -- formerly Congo-Kinshasa -- presented his credentials to President Etienne Eyadema last week (October 28). The ambassador is Monsieur Jean-Albert Yoka-Mampunga, who inspected a guard of honour on his arrival for the accreditation ceremony at the presidential Palace in Lome, the country's capital.

    During the ceremony, President Eyadema said that the ambassador's arrival showed that both countries were agreed on the need for a united Africa.

    In reply, Monsieur Yoke-Mampunga said he and his fellow-countrymen acknowledged Togo's help in the Zaire Republic's social and economic progress. His President, General Joseph Mobutu, also looked forward to increased co-operation with Togo, said the Zaire ambassador.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2DZV7INNNAO83JQMKIHK2C439
    Media URN:
    VLVA2DZV7INNNAO83JQMKIHK2C439
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/11/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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