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    The Chief executive of the Revolutionary Party of Tanzania, Mr. Ndugu Pius Msekwa, has called?

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    The Chief executive of the Revolutionary Party of Tanzania, Mr. Ndugu Pius Msekwa, has called on member states of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) to set up material support for African liberation movements, to speed up the defeat of colonialism and racialism in Africa.

    SYNOPSIS: Mr. Msekwa was opening the thirty-second ordinary session of the OAU co-ordinating Committee for the Liberation of Africa, attended by delegates from twenty-one member states. The first meeting between delegates discussed the liberation struggle in Southern Africa and the independence of Reunion Island, a French colony. Mr. Msekwa pledged Tanzanian support to the Rhodesian Patriotic Front and the South West African People's Organisation (SWAPO).

    The Nigerian delegate, Colonel Alhaji Bako, echoed the Tanzanian's words.

    Delegates also heard the President of the Organisation of African Unity -- Tanzanian Minister of Education, Mr. Nicholas Kuhange -- calling for action.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9PSB2Q7C10MTBKHOQ0WY5BAIW
    Media URN:
    VLVA9PSB2Q7C10MTBKHOQ0WY5BAIW
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/01/1979
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:15:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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