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    THE SECOND MEETING OF THE EXECUTIVE BOARD OF THE ASSOCIATION OF AFRICAN UNIVERSITIES STARTED AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ACCRA ON MONDAY.

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    THE SECOND MEETING OF THE EXECUTIVE BOARD OF THE ASSOCIATION OF AFRICAN UNIVERSITIES STARTED AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ACCRA ON MONDAY.

    THE CHAIRMAN OF THE ACCRA MEETING IS DOCTOR MOHAMED EL FASI, RECTOR OF THE MOHAMED THE FIFTH UNIVERSITY AT RABAT IN MOROCCO, DELEGATES HAVE COME FROM SUDAN, UGANDA, LIBERIA, IVORY COAST, SENEGAL, AND GHANA.

    THE MAJOR TOPICS AT THE START OF THE MEETINGS WERE THE LOCATION OF ITS HEADQUARTERS, THE APPOINTMENT OF A SECRETARY-GENERAL, AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THE CONSTITUTION.

    THE ASSOCIATION WAS FOUNDED AFTER THE 1961 ADDIS-ABABA CONFERENCE ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF EDUCATION IN AFRICA AND THE 1962 TANANARIVE CONFERENCE ON HIGHER EDUCATION IN AFRICA. THE FIRST MEETING OF THE EXECUTIVE BOARD WAS HELD IN RABAT LAST YEAR.... IT ADOPTED THE CONSTITUTION.

    AFTER THEIR FIRST MEETING IN ACCRA, DELEGATES WERE TAKEN TO THE CASTLE, OSU, WHERE THEY MET THE CHAIRMAN OF THE NATIONAL LIBERATION COUNCIL, GENERAL ANKRAH. THE VICE-CHANCELLOR OF THE UNIVERSITY OF GHANA, PROFESSOR ALEX KWAPONG, INTRODUCED THE VISITORS TO THE GHANAIAN LEADER, WHO DISCUSSED THE DEVELOPMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION WITH THEM.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9M6GXC7IHV8BRHQAHVSNY7UC5
    Media URN:
    VLVA9M6GXC7IHV8BRHQAHVSNY7UC5
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/01/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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