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    A RECEPTION WAS HELD AT THE RESIDENCE OF THE GHANAIAN HIGH COMMISSIONER TO BRITAIN ON WEDNESDAY (MARCH 6) EVENING TO CELEBRATE THE 11TH ANNIVERSARY OF GHANA'S INDEPENDENCE FROM BRITISH RULE.

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    A RECEPTION WAS HELD AT THE RESIDENCE OF THE GHANAIAN HIGH COMMISSIONER TO BRITAIN ON WEDNESDAY (MARCH 6) EVENING TO CELEBRATE THE 11TH ANNIVERSARY OF GHANA'S INDEPENDENCE FROM BRITISH RULE.

    THE GHANAIAN HIGH COMMISSIONER, MR S.K. ANTHONY, AND HIS WIFE RECEIVED THE GUESTS.

    THE RECEPTION IN LONDON WAS JUST ONE PART OF THE GENERAL CELEBRATIONS ON THE INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY. IN ACCRA, THE OCCASION WAS MARKED BY A PARADE OF SCHOOLCHILDREN AND THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF AWARDS FOR A LONG LIST OF TOP GHANAIANS.

    THE RECEPTION IN LONDON WAS ATTENDED BY DIPLOMATIC REPRESENTATIVES AND PROMINENT BRITISH GUESTS.

    THEY INCLUDED - SIR KENNETH BRADLEY, CHAIRMAN OF THE COMMONWEALTH INSTITUTE: DR PETER VOUTOV THE BULGARIAN AMBASSADOR: THE RIGHT REVEREND ROBERT STOPFORD, BISHOP OF LONDON: LORD LISTOWEL, FORMER GOVERNOR - GENERAL OF GHANA: DR SOLOMON B. ASEA, THE UGANDA HIGH COMMISSIONER: M. SEYNI LOUM, THE SENEGAL AMBASSADOR: THE HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR KENYA, DR J.N. KARANDA AND MRS KARANDA: THE CAMEROUN AMBASSADOR, M. LUCAS ZAA NKWETA: THE DEPUTY SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE COMMONWEALTH SECRETARIAT, MR A.L. ADU THE PERMANENT SECRETARY TO THE MINISTRY OF OVERSEAS DEVELOPMENT, SIR ANDREW COHEN: THE DEPUTY UNDER-SECRETARY OF STATE AT THE COMMONWEALTH OFFICE, SIR MORRICE JAMES: THE DEPUTY GHANAIAN HIGH COMMISSIONER, MR. K.B. AIDOO: THE GHANA DEFENCE ADVISER, REAR-ADMIRAL D.A. HANSEN AND BRIGADIER HAIGH.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4B41BJVO2G4R26M2N7WVOH2SK
    Media URN:
    VLVA4B41BJVO2G4R26M2N7WVOH2SK
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/03/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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