• Short Summary

    THE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF DAR ES SALAAM WAS OFFICIALLY OPENED YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) BY PRESIDENT NYERERE OF THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANGANYIKA AND ZANZIBAR ONLY THREE YEARS LATER AFTER THE DECISION TO BUILD THE UNIVERSITY WAS TAKEN.

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    THE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF DAR ES SALAAM WAS OFFICIALLY OPENED YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) BY PRESIDENT NYERERE OF THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANGANYIKA AND ZANZIBAR ONLY THREE YEARS LATER AFTER THE DECISION TO BUILD THE UNIVERSITY WAS TAKEN.

    ALREADY THE UNIVERSITY HAS 225 STUDENTS IN RESIDENCE AND IT IS HOPED THAT WITHIN TWO YEARS THAT NUMBER WILL GROW TO 700 AND INCREASE EVERY YEAR.

    COMBINED WITH THE OPENING CEREMONY WAS THE FIRST GRADUATION CEREMONY. STUDENTS GRADUATING THIS YEAR HAD TO PUT UP WITH MAKESHIFT QUARTERS BUT AS WORK PROGRESSES HALLS OF RESIDENCE WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR BOTH MALE AND FEMALE STUDENTS SOME ALREADY OPEN.

    ATTENDING YESTERDAY'S CEREMONY WERE MR. KARIMJEE, CHAIRMAN OF THE COLLEGE COUNCIL, MR. PRATT, THE PRINCIPAL OF UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, AND HIS WIFE, AND THE COUNTRY'S MINISTER FOR EDUCATION, MR. ELIYAFU.

    SPEAKING AT THE INAUGURATION CEREMONY PRESIDENT NYERERE SPOKE OF THE NEED FOR OUTSIDE TECHNICAL AND FINANCIAL HELP. BUT HE ADDED:"WE DID NOT STRUGGLE FOR INDEPENDENCE IN ORDER TO SELL IT TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER."
    HE SAID:

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3SC3AV79M3K9TDMS99B1PSL41
    Media URN:
    VLVA3SC3AV79M3K9TDMS99B1PSL41
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/08/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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