• Short Summary

    THE OIL LIFT TO ZAMBIA HAS STARTED. WHILE BRITTANIAS OF BRITAIN'S ROYAL AIR FORCE AND?

  • Description

    THE OIL LIFT TO ZAMBIA HAS STARTED. WHILE BRITTANIAS OF BRITAIN'S ROYAL AIR FORCE AND AIR-LIFTING IN THE OIL, LORRIES ARE DOING THE JOB BY ROAD FROM MIKUMI IN TANZANIA.

    THE OIL IS ARRIVING AT MIKUMI BY RAIL FROM THE KENYAN PORT, MOMBASA. AT MIKUMI IT IS UNLOADED FROM THE TRAIN AND THEN PUT ON LORRIES BOUND FOR THE TANZANIA-ZAMBIAN BORDER. A FURTHER TRANSFER TAKES PLACE AT THE BORDER WHEN THE OIL DRUMS GO ON STILL LARGER LORRIES TO BE TAKEN TO LUSAKA.

    AT PRESENT 80 LORRIES ARE RUNNING THE SHUTTLE SERVICE BETWEEN MIKUMI AND THE BORDER, BUT THIS NUMBER IS TO BE INCREASED TO 200 VERY SOON.

    THE AIR AND ROAD OIL-LIFT TO ZAMBIA FOLLOW BRITAIN'S EMBARGO ON OIL TO RHODESIA MR. SMITH'S SUBSEQUENT MOVE IN STOPPING THE OIL SUPPLY TO ZAMBIA. ZAMBIA'S OIL USED TO COME BY WAY OF RHODESIA.

    YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) ZAMBIA ANNOUNCED THAT RATIONING WILL BE INTRODUCED. REGISTRATION WILL START ON MONDAY AND BOOKS OF RATION TICKETS HAVE ALREADY BEEN PRINTED, BUT THE DATE ON WHICH RATIONING WILL START HAS NOT YET BEEN ANNOUNCED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA85OGEOL6M1I21J5P383YLV532
    Media URN:
    VLVA85OGEOL6M1I21J5P383YLV532
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/12/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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