An international seminar to discuss problems of African unity opened yesterday (Thursday) at Algiers University, and continues until 3 April.
GV INT Delegates seated
SV M. Mahiou speaking
SV Delegates listening
SV Mahiou continues
SV Delegates listening (2 shots)
SV Mahiou continuing
SV Delegates listening (3 shots)
SV Cameraman PAN to delegates
Initials JKP:12.00 JKP:12.19
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Background: An international seminar to discuss problems of African unity opened yesterday (Thursday) at Algiers University, and continues until 3 April. Organised by the University's Faculty of Law and Economic Sciences and Institute of Political Studies, the meeting is intended to review the situation ten years after the majority of African countries achieved independence.
Participating in the seminar are speakers from universities in France and countries both sides of the Sahara. These include Algeria's other universities at Constantine and Oran, and Tunis, Cairo, Khartoum, Addis Ababa, Dakar, Abidjan, Accia, Ibadan, Yaounde, Kinshasa and Dar es-Salaam.
Members of the diplomatic corps in Algiers and Cardinal Duval, the Algerian archbishop, attended the opening ceremony at which the principal speaker was the Dean of Algiers University, M. Ahmed Mahiou.