• Short Summary

    CELEBRATIONS ARE DUE TO GET UNDERWAY THROUGHOUT NORTHERN RHODESIA TOMORROW, (SUNDAY), MARKING THE SWEARING IN OF THE FIRST ALL-AFRICAN CABINET IN THE TERRITORY.

  • Description

    CELEBRATIONS ARE DUE TO GET UNDERWAY THROUGHOUT NORTHERN RHODESIA TOMORROW, (SUNDAY), MARKING THE SWEARING IN OF THE FIRST ALL-AFRICAN CABINET IN THE TERRITORY. THE CABINET HAS BEEN FORMED BY THE UNITED NATIONAL INDEPENDENCE PARTY LED BY DR. KENNETH KAUNDA, WHICH WON THIS WEEK'S GENERAL ELECTION.

    THE NEW CABINET, APART FROM DR. KAUNDA, INCLUDES 13 MINISTERS EACH OF WHOM WILL RECEIVED A SALARY OF GBP3,000 A YEAR PLUS EXPENSES. A NUMBER OF THE MINISTERS SERVED IN THE PREVIOUS COALITION GOVERNMENT BETWEEN THE UNITED NATIONAL INDEPENDENCE PARTY. (UNIP), AND THE AFRICAN NATIONAL CONGRESS.

    THE FINAL RETURNS IN THE ELECTION SHOW THAT UNIP WON A TOTAL OF 55 SEATS IN THE SINGLE CHAMBER LEGISLATURE. TEN SEATS WERE WON BY THE AFRICAN NATIONAL CONGRESS AND TEN BY THE ALL-WHITE NATIONAL PROGRESS PARTY.

    THE NEW GOVERNMENT IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN NEGOTIATIONS IMMEDIATELY WITH GREAT BRITAIN FOR FULL INDEPENDENCE FOR THE TERRITORY. FORMERLY PART OF THE CENTRAL AFRICAN FEDERATION. IF NEGOTIATIONS ARE SUCCESSFUL, NORTHERN RHODESIA COULD BECOME FULLY INDEPENDENT BETWEEN AND SEPTEMBER THIS YEAR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2TP5FHKF1CQN12TLIK507WM35
    Media URN:
    VLVA2TP5FHKF1CQN12TLIK507WM35
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/01/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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