• Short Summary

    A week long conference for action against apartheid opened in Lages, capital of Nigeria. Attending?

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    1.
    SHOTS OF DELEGATES ARRIVE AT CONFERENCE VENUE.



    JOSHUA NKOMO ARRIVES.



    ANDREW YOUNG ARRIVES.



    LT. GEN. OBASANJO, UN. SECRETARY GENERAL AND OTHERS ARRIVE.



    VARIOUS SHOTS OF CUT AWAYS OF DELEGATES.



    EST. SHOT OF NATIONAL THEATRE BUILDING.



    NIGERIA AND UN, FLAGS FLYING.



    VARIOUS SHOTS OF POSTALS.


    2.
    VARIOUS TAKES OF UN. SECRETARY GENERAL MAKING SPEECH.



    VARIOUS TAKES NIGERIA HEAD OF STATE, LT. GEN. OBASANJO MAKING SPEECH.


    3.
    VARIOUS TAKES LT. GEN. OLUSEGUN OBASANJO MAKING SPEECH.



    VARIOUS TAKES PRESIDENT KAUNDA MAKING SPEECH.




    Initials



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    Background: A week long conference for action against apartheid opened in Lages, capital of Nigeria. Attending the conference were Heads of States and Governments, Foreign Ministers, Members of the Liberation Movements and other participants from different parts of the world. The Secretary General of U.N Kurt Waldheim opened the conference by stressing the evils of apartheid and also condemns the racist regime of Ian Smith and John Foster. Also addressing the conference of about two thousand delegates and guests is the Nigeria Head of State, Lt. General Olusegun Obasanjo. He said that his government is totally committed to the fight against apartheid especially in Southern Africa. President Kaunda who spoke with great emotion appealed to the world to force the racist governments to put an end to apartheid. Important delegates attending the conference include Andrew Young, U.S. representative at the U.N., OAU Secretary General, Congressman Charles Diggs of the US, Robert Mogabe and Joshua Nkom??? of the Patriotic Front.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4RYBZH81L3TUPH01DA7ZIDTSZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA4RYBZH81L3TUPH01DA7ZIDTSZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/08/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:23:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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