• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT JULIUS NYERERE OF TANZANIA YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) MET MEMBERS OF THE UNITED NATIONS COMMITTEE ON COLONIALISM WHICH IS INQUIRING INTO A WIDE RANGE OF AFRICAN PROBLEMS.

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    PRESIDENT JULIUS NYERERE OF TANZANIA YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) MET MEMBERS OF THE UNITED NATIONS COMMITTEE ON COLONIALISM WHICH IS INQUIRING INTO A WIDE RANGE OF AFRICAN PROBLEMS. COUNTRIES COMING UNDER SCRUTINY INCLUDE RHODESIA, MOZAMBIQUE, AND THE THREE BRITISH HIGH COMMISSION TERRITORIES OF BASUTOLAND, BECHUANALAND AND SWAZILAND.

    THE PRESIDENT INVITED THE COMMITTEE OF 24 MEMBERS TO DRINKS IN THE STATE HOUSE IN DAR ES SALAAM. THEY BEGAN THEIR INQUIRY IN THE TANZANIAN CAPITAL LAST WEEK AND IT'S EXPECTED TO TAKE SIX WEEKS TO COMPLETE WITH SITTINGS IN MOGADISHU, THE SOMALI CAPITAL, ADDIS ABABA, CAIRO AND ALGIERS.

    THE INQUIRY BEGAN WITH AN ATTACK BY TANZANIA'S SECOND VICE-PRESIDENT, MR. RASHIDI KAWAWA, ON BRITAIN'S RHODESIA POLICY. HE CLAIMED THE RHODESIAN REGIME COULD HAVE FALLEN LAST NOVEMBER - THE DAY THE REGIME DECLARED INDEPENDENCE - HAD BRITAIN SENT IN TROOPS.

    PETITIONERS ALSO HAVE ASKED THE COMMITTEE TO INVESTIGATE A REPORTED MILITARY BUILD-UP IN SOUTHWEST AFRICA AND ARMS SUPPLIES TO PORTUGAL'S AFRICAN TERRITORIES OF MOZAMBIQUE AND ANGOLA.

    IT'S EXPECTED THAT THE UNITED NATIONS COMMITTEE WILL COMPLETE ITS SESSION IN DAR ES SALAAM NEXT WEDNESDAY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3MPPNA3359K6317Z7271OYZ5N
    Media URN:
    VLVA3MPPNA3359K6317Z7271OYZ5N
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/05/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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