In Dar Es Salaam members of TANU (Tanzania African National Union) Youth League gathered at the airport yesterday, to welcome home President Nyerere who's been attending the Commonwealth conference in Singapore and visiting India.
LV crowds at airport
LV crowds at other part of airport
TV band and dancers
TV (M) dancers
LV TYL members
MCU TYL members
MV group of TYL members
MV TYL demonstrators carrying pro-Obote posters
MV group on top of aircraft steps
TV Africans do "Chinese" type dancing with wooden swords (2 shots)
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Background: In Dar Es Salaam members of TANU (Tanzania African National Union) Youth League gathered at the airport yesterday, to welcome home President Nyerere who's been attending the Commonwealth conference in Singapore and visiting India. They carried placards in support of Dr. Milton Obote, the ousted former President of Uganda, who is in Dar Es Salaam.
Dr. Milton Obote flew to Dar Es Salaam when his army chief, General Idi Amin, took over control in Uganda. President Nyerere of Tanzania, who was visiting India at the time on his way home from the Commonwealth Conference, cut short his visit and flew home to Dar Es Salaam immediately. He is reported to have had a long meeting with Dr. Obote in Dar Es Salaam last night.
The TANU Youth League support Dr. Obote's claim that he is still the President of Uganda. In Uganda, General Amin has warned that any attempt to reinstate Dr. Obote by force from Tanzania would be resisted.