• Short Summary

    Recent western intervention in Africa has been condemned by the Secretary General of the Organisation of African Unity.

  • Description

    Recent western intervention in Africa has been condemned by the Secretary General of the Organisation of African Unity. Mr. William Eteki Mboumoua, addressing the organisation's 21-nation Liberation Committee meeting in Tanzania last week (19 June) said raids by Rhodesian and South African forces on Angola and neighbouring black states had not attracted outside intervention as had the rebel raid on Zaire's Shaba Province, during which white mining families were massacred. But Mr. Mboumoua added that it remained essential for the west to take action against what he termed "the Cuban scarecrow".

    SYNOPSIS: The Cuban Ambassador to Tanzania, Hector Latour was present for the 31st ordinary session of the OAU Liberation Committee. held in Dar es Salaam. He heard Tanzania's Prime Minister Edward Sokoine praise African freedom fighters who were prepared to give their lives to combat racism.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6CC8VNKOL3GT97MAKJENE3GV7
    Media URN:
    VLVA6CC8VNKOL3GT97MAKJENE3GV7
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/06/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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