• Short Summary

    IN JUST OVER A MONTH MALAWI BECOMES A REPUBLIC. ON JULY 6TH THE AFRICAN STATE?

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    IN JUST OVER A MONTH MALAWI BECOMES A REPUBLIC. ON JULY 6TH THE AFRICAN STATE WILL BECOME A REPUBLIC WITHIN THE COMMONWEALTH UNDER THE PRESIDENCY OF THE PRESENT PRIME MINISTER, DR. KAMUZU BANDA.

    PREPARATION FOR THE JULY CELEBRATIONS ARE WELL IN HAND AND PROMISE TO PROVIDE MALAWIANS WITH FOUR DAYS OF FESTIVITIES THAT WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN. THE PROGRAMME BEGINS WITH THE OPENING OF A MALAWI EXHIBITION AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MALAWI AND DURING THE FOUR DAYS THERE WILL BE INTERNATIONAL FOOTBALL MATCHES, AN INTERNATIONAL ROAD-RACING EVENT, A TABLEAU PROCESSION, FIREWORKS DISPLAYS AND TRADITIONAL DANCING.

    A SUM OF GBP7,500 HAS BEEN SET ASIDE BY THE BLANTYRE LIMBE COUNCIL OUT OF WHICH GBP4,000 IS BEING SPENT ON STREET DECORATIONS. THE DECORATIONS INCLUDE A HUGE SIGN READING: "LONG LIVE KAMUZU."
    OTHER DECORATIONS INCLUDE FLAGS, ARCHES, BUNTING, AND 25 SPECIALLY CONSTRUCTED WINDMILLS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA83UWXSHX0C04M7HHROG2NKX6J
    Media URN:
    VLVA83UWXSHX0C04M7HHROG2NKX6J
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/06/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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