• Short Summary

    TWO HUNDRED REPRESENTATIVES OF COUNTRIES BELONGING TO THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN UNITY ARE ATTENDING A MEETING IN ACCRA OF THE DEFENSE COUNCIL
    THE MEETING WAS OPENED ON TUESDAY WITH A SPEECH BY THE GHANA DEFENSE MINISTER, MR.

  • Description

    1.
    GV PAN OVER FLAGS OF COUNTRIES PARTICIPATING TO THE GHANA LAW SCHOOL BUILDINGS
    0.11

    2.
    GV INT..DELEGATES SEATED
    0.15

    3.
    GV INT..DELEGATES SEATED
    0.21

    4.
    CU GHANA FOREIGN MINISTER BOTSIO TALKS TO DELEGATES
    0.27

    5.
    CU PAN DELEGATES FROM SENEGAL
    0.33

    6.
    SV GHANA DEFENCE MINISTER KOFI BAAKO READS OPENING SPEECH
    0.46

    7.
    SV GHANA DEFENCE MINISTER KOFI BAAKO READS OPENING SPEECH
    0.43

    8.
    GV PAN OVER DELEGATES
    0.54

    9.
    CU MALI DELEGATES
    0.56

    10.
    LV DELEGATES SPEAKING
    0.57

    11.
    SV NIGERIAN DELEGATES DURING SPEAKING
    1.04

    12.
    GV CONFERENCE HALL DURING CONFERENCE.
    1.07



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    Background: TWO HUNDRED REPRESENTATIVES OF COUNTRIES BELONGING TO THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN UNITY ARE ATTENDING A MEETING IN ACCRA OF THE DEFENSE COUNCIL
    THE MEETING WAS OPENED ON TUESDAY WITH A SPEECH BY THE GHANA DEFENSE MINISTER, MR.KOFI BAAKO.HE DECLARED THAT THE SIGNING OF THE CHARTER OF THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN UNITY HAD CREATED AFRICA'S FIRST REAL IMPACT ON INTERNATIONAL POLITICS.

    A "STUPENDOUS AND ALMOST BEWILDERING" TASK FACED THE DELEGATES, WARNED MR.BAAKO.THE IMPORTANCE OF THE ORGANISATION'S WORK COULD ONLY BE UNDERSTOOD IN RELATION TO THE NEEDS OF PRESENT DAY AFRICA AS WELL AS THE AFRICA OF TOMORROW - "A FREE AFRICA, INDEPENDENT OF FOREIGN RULE AND INFLUENCES".

    MR.BAAKO SAID THAT EACH STEP FORWARD TOWARDS THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A COMPLETE UNION GOVERNMENT FOR AFRICA SPELT DISASTER FOR THE MACHINATIONS OF THE COLONIALISTS AND NEO-COLONIALISTS.HE COMPARED THE PROBLEMS OF CONTINENTAL AFRICA WITH THOSE OF RUSSIA, THE UNTIED STATES, CHINA AND INDIA: "IF THOSE COUNTRIES SUCCESSFUL IN SOLVING THEIR PROBLEMS, THEN I SUBMIT THAT THERE CANNOT BE ANY REASON WHY WE SHOULD NOT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8KW5TR5NRIQQH7C0GLGFDG4T9
    Media URN:
    VLVA8KW5TR5NRIQQH7C0GLGFDG4T9
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/10/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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