• Short Summary

    CONGO-KINSHASA'S NATIONAL DAILY NEWSPAPER 'PROGRESS' RECENTLY CELEBRATED THE SIXTH ANNIVERSARY OF ITS FOUNDATION WITH AN OPEN DAY IN WHICH VISITORS WERE SHOWN OVER THE EDITORIAL AND PRINTING DEPARTMENTS.

    'PROGRESS' WAS FOUNDED IN 1961, A YEAR AFTER THE CONGO WON ITS INDEPENDENCE.

  • Description


    'PROGRESS' BUILDING: EDITOR RAPHAEL NPANU-NPANU: REPORTERS WORKING; PRINTERS WORKING; PRINTING MACHINERY.




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    Background: CONGO-KINSHASA'S NATIONAL DAILY NEWSPAPER 'PROGRESS' RECENTLY CELEBRATED THE SIXTH ANNIVERSARY OF ITS FOUNDATION WITH AN OPEN DAY IN WHICH VISITORS WERE SHOWN OVER THE EDITORIAL AND PRINTING DEPARTMENTS.

    'PROGRESS' WAS FOUNDED IN 1961, A YEAR AFTER THE CONGO WON ITS INDEPENDENCE. THROUGHOUT ITS HISTORY, THE PAPER HAS BEEN UNDER THE EDITORIAL DIRECTION OF RAPHAEL NPANU-NPANU WHO HAS BUILT THE PAPER INTO AN INFLUENTIAL VOICE IN CONGOLESE AFFAIRS.

    VISITORS TO THE 'PROGRESS' OFFICES IN KINSHASA RECENTLY SAW THE NEWSPAPER AT WORK. THEY WERE SHOWN THE PROCESS OF MAKING THE PAPER, FROM THE CENTRAL DIRECTION OF THE EDITOR, THROUGH THE REPORTERS IN THE NEWSROOM AND ONTO THE PRINTING PRESSES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3MR6O9CZCMYBG9B3O6SGAZ1U8
    Media URN:
    VLVA3MR6O9CZCMYBG9B3O6SGAZ1U8
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/08/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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