• Short Summary

    THE AFRICAN NATIONALIST LEADER, JOSHUA NKOMO, YESTERDAY HELD A PRESS CONFERENCE ALONGSIDE THE MAIN SALISBURY-BULAWAYO ROAD.

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    THE AFRICAN NATIONALIST LEADER, JOSHUA NKOMO, YESTERDAY HELD A PRESS CONFERENCE ALONGSIDE THE MAIN SALISBURY-BULAWAYO ROAD. DURING IT HE SAID THAT HIS FOLLOWERS WOULD FIGHT "SIDE BY SIDE" WITH BRITISH TROOPS IF SOUTHERN RHODESIA TOOK ANY ILLEGAL ACTION OVER INDEPENDENCE. HE CALLED ON BRITISH TROOPS TO ESTABLISH MAJORITY RULE IN THE TERRITORY THIS YEAR.

    (THE CONFERENCE HAD TO BE HELD BESIDE THE ROAD FOR NKOMO HAS BEEN BANNED BY THE GOVERNMENT FROM ENTERING WITHIN 15 MILES OF SALISBURY. HE IS ALSO BARRED FROM OTHER LARGE AREAS OF THE TERRITORY, INCLUDING TRIBAL LANDS. TODAY NKOMO IS TO APPEAR IN THE SINOIA COURT, ABOUT 100 MILES AWAY, TO ANSWER CHARGES THAT HE ENTERED TRIBAL AREAS IN DEFIANCE OF THE BAN IMPOSED ON HIM.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3U88SWXVUO1Y55A65VFJUOIH3
    Media URN:
    VLVA3U88SWXVUO1Y55A65VFJUOIH3
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/02/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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