• Short Summary

    Zambia's only road link with Botswana, destroyed in an attack by Rhodesian jets, is being restored.

  • Description

    Zambia's only road link with Botswana, destroyed in an attack by Rhodesian jets, is being restored. the ferry across the Zambezi River at Kazangula was destroyed when the Rhodesian security forces concluded that it was being used to transport supplies for nationalist guerrillas.

    SYNOPSIS: The replacement ferry which had been used in dam construction has been dismantled into truck-loads for its journey to the Botswana border. The ferry link is part of the only road route between the two countries and is used by mining companies and for transporting agricultural machinery. Rhodesia claimed guerrillas also used it, a charge denied by the Zambian Minister of Works and Supply Mr Haswell Mwale.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6M0RD574KV1NZ7YAJWN1WA05E
    Media URN:
    VLVA6M0RD574KV1NZ7YAJWN1WA05E
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/05/1979
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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