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    CONGO KINSHASA HAS A NEW LABOUR MINISTER. HE IS M. BENJAMIN MATOBO, A FORMER SENATOR.

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  • Description

    CONGO KINSHASA HAS A NEW LABOUR MINISTER. HE IS M. BENJAMIN MATOBO, A FORMER SENATOR.

    AT A SOLEMN CEREMONY AT MT. STANLEY, KINSHASA, PRESIDENT MOBUTU WELCOMED MEMBERS OF THE KINSHASA GOVERNMENT, HIGH RANKING OFFICERS AND CIVIC LEADERS.

    IN FRONT OF THE OFFICIALS M. MATOBO, WHO COMES FROM KWILI PROVINCE, TOOK THE OATH OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE CHIEF OF STATE AND THE NATION'S CONSTITUTION.

    AFTER RECEIVING THE PRESIDENT'S CONGRATULATIONS AND HAVING SIGNED HIS NAME IN THE GOLDEN BOOK, THE NEW MINISTER TOOK HIS PLACE AMONG HIS CABINET COLLEAGUES. THOSE INVITED TO THE CEREMONY LATER ATTENDED A PRESIDENTIAL RECEPTION.....AND THE FINAL EVENT WAS A DISPLAY OF TRADITIONAL CHOKWE DANCES.

    M. MATOBO WAS ONE OF THE TWO NEW CABINET MEMBERS. THE OTHER WAS M. ALPHONSE ROGER KITHIMA, WHO LEFT THE LABOUR MINISTRY TO BE MINISTER OF NATIONAL EDUCATION. THE PREVIOUS EDUCATION MINISTER WAS DISMISSED FOR WHAT WAS TERMED "SERIOUS LAPSES INCOMPATIBLE WITH THE REVOLUTIONARY OBJECTIVES OF THE GOVERNMENT."

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6U1Z44XSI0VQ68X0UAA1MQBD2
    Media URN:
    VLVA6U1Z44XSI0VQ68X0UAA1MQBD2
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/07/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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