• Short Summary

    AS THE DATE FOR GHANA'S REFERENDUM ON PRESIDENT NKRUMAH'S PLAN FOR A ONE-PARTY STATE NEARS, A NATIONAL CAMPAIGN ORGANISED BY THE RULING CONVENTION PEOPLE'S PARTY TO PERSUADE THE ELECTORATE TO VOTE "YES" IS BEING STEPPED UP.

  • Description

    AS THE DATE FOR GHANA'S REFERENDUM ON PRESIDENT NKRUMAH'S PLAN FOR A ONE-PARTY STATE NEARS, A NATIONAL CAMPAIGN ORGANISED BY THE RULING CONVENTION PEOPLE'S PARTY TO PERSUADE THE ELECTORATE TO VOTE "YES" IS BEING STEPPED UP.

    UNDER ITS TERMS OF REFERENCE, A "YES" MAJORITY WILL EMPOWER THE GOVERNMENT TO MAKE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS MAKING GHANA A ONE-PARTY STATE AND GIVE PRESIDENT NKRUMAH AUTHORITY TO DISMISS JUDGES OF THE SUPREME COURT AND HIGH COURT AT ANY TIME. THE ONE NATIONAL PARTY WILL BE THE RULING CONVENTION PEOPLE'S PARTY.

    DURING THE 8 DAYS OF VOTING, SOME THREE MILLION GHANAIANS ARE EXPECTED TO CAST THEIR VOTE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6QWU6AA9DAMVQNWG60PPH3ANF
    Media URN:
    VLVA6QWU6AA9DAMVQNWG60PPH3ANF
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/01/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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