• Short Summary

    MONT STANLEY WAS THE SCENE OF WEEK-LONG ACTIVITY FOR THE PRESIDENT OF CONGO-KINSHASA, JOSEPH MOBUTU.?

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    MONT STANLEY WAS THE SCENE OF WEEK-LONG ACTIVITY FOR THE PRESIDENT OF CONGO-KINSHASA, JOSEPH MOBUTU. THREE OFFICIALS WERE SWORN IN; ARCHBISHOP MALULA HEADED A DELEGATION FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF LOVANIUM TO DISCUSS PROBLEMS AND THE FUTURE OF THE UNIVERSITY; ANOTHER DELEGATION FROM THE OFFICIAL UNIVERSITY OF THE CONGO WENT TO DISCUSS THE PROBLEMS ARISING FROM THE RECENT STUDENT STRIKE; A COMBINED MEETING OF THE POLITBURO AND MINISTERS; AND THE AWARDING OF THE LEOPOLD SEDAR SENGHOR LITERARY PRIZE.

    THE THREE OFFICIALS SWORN IN TO NEW POSTS WERE: PAUL NAUWELAERTS AS GOVERNOR OF THE CITY OF KINSHASA: FRANCOIS-XAVIER MATANDA AS URBAN COMMISSIONER; AND DOMINIQUE DIUR AS PROVINCIAL COMMISSIONER. THE NOMINATIONS WERE READ OUT BY MINISTER OF THE INTERIOR NSINGA AND THE REGISTRATION OF THE ACT WAS MADE BY MINISTER OF JUSTICE TSHISEKEDI.

    THE DELEGATION FROM LOVANIUM, LED BY ARCHBISHOP MALULA, DISCUSSED THE REFORMATION OF THE TEACHING STRUCTURE OF THE UNIVERSITY. AGREEMENT WAS REACHED ON A PROGRAMME OF DEVELOPMENT WHICH WOULD CONCENTRATE MAINLY ON MATTERS OF PARTICIPATION, CO-MANAGEMENT, DISCIPLINE, WELL-BEING AND FUTURE OF THE STUDENT BODY.

    ON THE SAME LINE OF DISCUSSION, THE CHIEF OF STATE MET WITH LEADERS OF THE OFFICIAL UNIVERSITY OF THE CONGO. ACCOMPANIED BY MINISTER OF EDUCATION KITHIMA, THEY CAME TO ASK THE PRESIDENT TO HELP RESOLVE THE PROBLEMS ARISING FROM THE RECENT STUDENT STRIKES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF LUBUMBASHI.

    PRESIDED OVER BY THE CHIEF OF STATE HIMSELF, THE MEMBERS OF THE POLITICAL BUREAU OF THE "MOVEMENT POPULAIRE DE LA REVOLUTION" AND THE CABINET MINISTERS MET IN A SPECIAL COMBINED COUNCIL TO DISCUSS THE PLANS FOR THE CELEBRATION OF THE RULING PARTY'S 2ND ANNIVERSARY.

    LATER THE SAME DAY, PRESIDENT MOBUTU PRESENTED THE PRIZES TO THE WINNERS OF THE "LEOPOLD SEDAR SENGHOR LITERARY COMPETITION" - IN HONOUR OF THE PRESIDENT OF SENEGAL, WHO IS A WELL-KNOWN LITERARY FIGURE HIMSELF. THE PRIZES WERE ANNOUNCED BY GENERAL LUNDULA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5PANZBVVG1YR4J23I7W70OSX1
    Media URN:
    VLVA5PANZBVVG1YR4J23I7W70OSX1
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/02/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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