• Short Summary

    New mayors (burgomasters) have been appointed in Kinshasa and Lubumbashi following the extensive administrative reshuffle begun by President Joseph Mobutu towards the end of last year.

  • Description

    1.
    GTV & SV Mayors seated
    0.08

    2.
    MV Chief Mayor being sworn in by Governor Ndjoku
    0.11

    3.
    MV Onlookers
    0.13

    4.
    MV Mayor being sworn in and applause
    0.22

    5.
    MV Other mayors being sworn in
    0.32

    6.
    GV Officials on stand
    0.35

    7.
    MV Onlookers
    0.37

    8.
    GV Guards lining the road
    0.40

    9.
    MV PAN band playing
    0.45

    10.
    MV Governor Takizala arrives and greeted
    0.50

    11.
    MV Mayors
    0.53

    12.
    MV Chief mayor and deputy chief mayor seated
    0.56

    13.
    MV Guests and female soldiers applaud
    1.01

    14.
    GV & MV Chief mayor being sworn in
    1.17

    15.
    MV Official and chief mayor sign papers
    1.30

    16.
    MV Guests applaud
    1.31

    17.
    MV & CU Deputy chief mayor sworn in
    1.50



    Initials GL/AW/VH/1226 GL/AW/VH/1241



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: New mayors (burgomasters) have been appointed in Kinshasa and Lubumbashi following the extensive administrative reshuffle begun by President Joseph Mobutu towards the end of last year. The mayors took the oath in front of their respective governors.

    The Kinshasa ceremony took place in the City Hall in the presence of capital's Governor Eugene Ndjoku. The thirteen new officials took their oaths in turn, the chief mayor first, then the deputy chief mayor, and finally the eleven assistant mayors, one of whom was a woman.

    A similar but smaller ceremony took place in the "Copper City" of Lubumbashi, where the Governor of Katanga province, Henri Takizala, presided over the swearing-in of a mayoral body of three.

    First to take the oath was chief mayor Ikolo, wearing the sash of office; he was followed by deputy mayor Pierre Joo, (and later by assistant mayor Veronique Kani).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5ZD0U1ZJ63191JTJ3YD2M3WC6
    Media URN:
    VLVA5ZD0U1ZJ63191JTJ3YD2M3WC6
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/01/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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