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    DAHOMEY'S NEW PRESIDENT, DR. EMILE DERLIN ZINSOU, YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) PRESIDED OVER CELEBRATIONS MARKING THE EIGHTH?

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    DAHOMEY'S NEW PRESIDENT, DR. EMILE DERLIN ZINSOU, YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) PRESIDED OVER CELEBRATIONS MARKING THE EIGHTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE COUNTRY'S INDEPENDENCE FROM FRANCE.

    ACCOMPANIED BY LIEUTENANT-COLONEL ALPHONSE ALLEY, DR. ZINSOU WATCHED A PARADE OF TROOPS, INCLUDING ARMOURED AND COMMAND UNITS.

    DR. ZINSOU, WHO WAS CONFIRMED AS PRESIDENT LAST SUNDAY (JULY 28TH), LATER ANNOUNCED DAHOMEY'S FIRST CIVILIAN GOVERNMENT FOR TWO AND A HALF YEARS.

    HE HEADS THE GOVERNMENT AND THE INTERIOR AND DEFENCE MINISTRIES, WHILE DR. DACUDA BADAROU, FORMER MINISTER OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND SOCIAL AFFAIRS, IS IN CHARGE OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9DOQV70TGTOGX4LRJK4442RYU
    Media URN:
    VLVA9DOQV70TGTOGX4LRJK4442RYU
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/08/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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