• Short Summary

    The National Confederation of Togoless Workers celebrated its first anniversary with an anti-apartheid march through the centre of Lome, Togo, on Monday (7 January).

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    GTV Ministers head parade with 'General Confederation of Workers' banner (in French)
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    2.
    SV Marchers carry anti-apartheid banners
    0.24

    3.
    SV Women carrying banner 'Great Britain attend to your responsibilities' (in French)
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    4.
    GV Marchers with banner reading 'Portuguese out of Africa' (in French)
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    5.
    SV Banner 'Africa for Africans' PAN TO marchers
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    6.
    SV M. Michael Eklo and other ministers ahead of march
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    7.
    GV Marcher carries sign 'Ian Smith should be shot'
    1.05



    Initials BB/1942 TA/AW/BB/1954



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The National Confederation of Togoless Workers celebrated its first anniversary with an anti-apartheid march through the centre of Lome, Togo, on Monday (7 January).

    M. Mathieu Koffi, Minister of Youth, Sports, Culture and Scientific Research, led the thousands of Confederation members and sympathizers on the march. The demonstrators carried banners attacking Portugal and other colonial powers in Africa. they sand revolutionary songs and changed slogans against Rhodesian Prime Minister Ian Smith and other white regimes of Southern Africa.

    At the end of the march, M. Eklo, Secretary of State to the Presidency and Press and Broadcasting Information Officer, addressed the demonstrators on apartheid.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8RFTCF32HM8QXQ2CFKT7SUYKS
    Media URN:
    VLVA8RFTCF32HM8QXQ2CFKT7SUYKS
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/01/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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