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    GHANA YESTERDAY CELEBRATED THE FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF THE DOWNFALL OF EX-PRESIDENT KWAME NKRUMAH. AND IN?

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    GHANA YESTERDAY CELEBRATED THE FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF THE DOWNFALL OF EX-PRESIDENT KWAME NKRUMAH. AND IN A STATEMENT IN ACCRA, THE HEAD OF THE NATIONAL LIBERATION COUNCIL, LIEUTENANT-GENERAL JOSEPH ANKRAH, PLEDGED THE NEW LEADERSHIP TO HAND OVER POWER TO A "DEMOCRATICALLY ELECTED" CIVILIAN GOVERNMENT AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

    GENERAL ANKRAH SAID THE COUNCIL'S MAIN TASK WAS TO REBUILD THE SHATTERED ECONOMY OF THE COUNTRY AND TO "REMOVE FROM OUR SOCIETY THE GROSS MALADMINISTRATION, SOCIAL INJUSTICE, BRIBERY AND CORRUPTION....WHICH WERE CHARACTERISTIC OF THE DUSTED REGIME." TO MARK THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARMY'S ACTION WHILE DR NKRUMAH WAS ON A VISIT TO THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, GENERAL ANKRAH ALSO ANNOUNCED AN AMNESTY FOR SOME PRISONERS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7UX82ETTS1GNXQJYYU2NHY5GE
    Media URN:
    VLVA7UX82ETTS1GNXQJYYU2NHY5GE
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/02/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:10:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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