Frelimo guerrillas held a parade through the streets of Dar Es Salaam on Monday (25 September) to mark the eighth anniversary of their armed uprising against what they describe as 'Portuguese colonialism' in Mozambique.
GV & SV - Frelimo marchers along road. (2 shots)
SV Tanzanian police band leading procession.
Frelimo - Vice Pres. Dos Santos (centre) with supporters following. (3 shots)
CU Placards ( 2 shots)
GTV Crowd line route and held back by police. (2 shots)
GTV Crowd watch as procession goes past - ZOOM into leaders.
GTV Marchers and crowd follows. (2 shots)
SV Tanzanian Minister Masawanya hands cheque to Frelimo Vice Pres. ???
SV Supporters watch as other cheques change hands. (2 shots)
SV Mrs. Janet Mondalane (left) applauds. (2 shots)
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Background: Frelimo guerrillas held a parade through the streets of Dar Es Salaam on Monday (25 September) to mark the eighth anniversary of their armed uprising against what they describe as 'Portuguese colonialism' in Mozambique.
At the centre of celebrations was Marcelino Dos Santos, Vice-President of Frelimo, the name given to the Mozambique Liberation Front.
Tanzanian Minister for Home Affairs Maswanya, was also present. In pledging full support to the guerrillas' cause, he handed Mr. Dos Santos money and clothing donated to the Frelimo movement by citizens.
SYNOPSIS: Frelimo guerrillas marched through the streets of Dar Es Salaam on Monday, celebrating the eighth anniversary of the day they first took up arms against the Portuguese in Mozambique. Taking a prominent role in the celebrations was Marcelino Dos Santos, vice-president of Frelimo - the name given to the Mozambique Liberation Movement. He brought a message of inspiration from Frelimo president Simora Machel.
Tanzanians turned out in force to watch the parade, which had the full backing of the Dar Es Salaam authorities. In fact, the city's police band led the procession. Everywhere there was vocal support for the guerrillas in what they describe as 'the struggle to cripple the tentacles of Portuguese colonialism'.
Tanzanian Minister for Home Affairs, Maswanya, attended the parade to express his country's full support for the guerrilla movement....and give the Frelimos money and clothes donated by the Tanzanian public for their cause.
Also present was Mrs. Janet Mondalane, wife of Doctor Eduardo Mondalane, late President of Frelimo.