• Short Summary

    President Jean Bedel Bokassa of the Central African Republic arrived in Kampala on Thursday(31 August) to begin the first state visit by an African leader to Uganda since President Idi Amin came to power 18 months ago.

  • Description

    President Jean Bedel Bokassa of the Central African Republic arrived in Kampala on Thursday(31 August) to begin the first state visit by an African leader to Uganda since President Idi Amin came to power 18 months ago.

    As he stepped from his aircraft at Entebbe airport, a 21 gun salute was fired. President Amin met and embraced him to the cheers of thousands of Ugandans.

    President Bokassa leaves for home on Monday.

    (Although it's his first state visit to Uganda since President Amin took over, President Bokassa was in the country briefly earlier in August. on his way to Somalia. He spent a day at Entebbe and had brief talks with President Amin.)

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    Film ID:
    VLVA78EAPJ9M3ONZL7CIMFV30SVMA
    Media URN:
    VLVA78EAPJ9M3ONZL7CIMFV30SVMA
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/09/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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