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    Eighty delegates from 30 countries have been attending the first African conference of the Scout Movement.

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    Eighty delegates from 30 countries have been attending the first African conference of the Scout Movement. The aim of the conference, which closed today (Monday), is to form a regional scout organisation south of the Sahara.

    The Secretary-General of the Boy Scouts World Bureau, Dr. L. Nagy, of Switzerland, said that African scouting "should be authentic, modern and effective."
    The conference took place under the chairmanship of the Senegalese Secretary of State for Youth and Sport, M. Lamine Diack Mr. Diack said African scouting needed to be practical and in line with the world movement. He said it should be a perfect combination of recreation and cultural activity.

    The Scout Movement, founded early this century by the Englishman Robert Baden-Powell, numbers about ten million members in 87 countries.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3EYCMBDIMH5R8RUSBFQRAVME8
    Media URN:
    VLVA3EYCMBDIMH5R8RUSBFQRAVME8
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/12/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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