• Short Summary

    THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF CAMEROUN IS CELEBRATING THE SEVENTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE COUNTRY'S INDEPENDENCE. THE?

  • Description

    THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF CAMEROUN IS CELEBRATING THE SEVENTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE COUNTRY'S INDEPENDENCE. THE CELEBRATIONS WERE OFFICIALLY STARTED ON NEW YEAR'S DAY BY THE CAMEROUN CHIEF OF STATE, MR. EL HADJ AHMADOU AHIDJO IN YAOUNDE.

    IN A NEW YEAR MESSAGE PRESIDENT AHIDJO SAID HE WAS PLEASED TO SEE THAT THE CAMEROUN FEDERATION HAD CONSOLIDATED IN THE PAST YEAR.

    THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF CAMEROUN WAS FORMED IN 1961 BY THE UNIFICATION OF THE FORMER SOUTHERN BRITISH CAMEROUNS AND THE REPUBLIC OF CAMEROUN, A FORMER FRENCH TERRITORY THAT BECAME INDEPENDENT IN 1960.

    THE ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS ARE BEING HELD THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY.

    IN YAOUNDE THE OFFICIAL OPENING CELEBRATIONS INCLUDED A PARADE BY THE ARMED FORCES AND CIVILIAN ORGANISATIONS AND A GALA MARCH.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6ZXO3LUQYLFLDQZBY8N3B63LT
    Media URN:
    VLVA6ZXO3LUQYLFLDQZBY8N3B63LT
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/01/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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