• Short Summary

    A ten-day conference of the Young Women's Christian Association -- the YWCA -- began in Kampala, Uganda, on Saturday (May 20).

  • Description

    A ten-day conference of the Young Women's Christian Association -- the YWCA -- began in Kampala, Uganda, on Saturday (May 20). delegates from ten African countries were present, to discuss the development of Christian influences on the problems of their nations.

    The conference will travel to Geneva in Switzerland at the end of its ten days in Kampala, to join a meeting of 40 world-wide member nations of the YWCA.

    The member nations taking part in the Kampala session, being held at Makerere University, are Tanzania, Zambia, Nigeria, Ghana, the Malagasy Republic, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda.

    SYNOPSIS: In Kampala, Uganda, on Saturday, a ten-day conference of the Young Women's Christian Association opened at Makerere University, attended by delegates from ten African nations. The conference was called to discuss various problems affecting the ten nations, and to discuss the development of Christian influence on these problems. The nations represented are Tanzania, Nigeria, Zambia, Ghana, the Malagasy Republic, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda.

    The delegates were greeted by the Reverend Nabeta, a member of the University's staff. Later, the conference will travel to Geneva in Switzerland, to join 40 world-wide member nations of the YWCA for an international seminar.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8IBPJXZWO0O2SOLEHUBDJFJCY
    Media URN:
    VLVA8IBPJXZWO0O2SOLEHUBDJFJCY
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/05/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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