• Short Summary

    THE SEVENTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE REUNIFICATION OF CAMEROUN TERRITORIES, TO FORM THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF CAMEROUN, HAS BEEN MARKED WITH SPECIAL CELEBRATIONS IN THE REPUBLIC'S CAPITAL YAOUNDE.

  • Description


    VIP'S ARRIVE; PRESIDENT AHIDJO ARRIVES; INSPECTS GUARD; MILITARY PARADE; ATHLETES MARCH PAST.




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    Background: THE SEVENTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE REUNIFICATION OF CAMEROUN TERRITORIES, TO FORM THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF CAMEROUN, HAS BEEN MARKED WITH SPECIAL CELEBRATIONS IN THE REPUBLIC'S CAPITAL YAOUNDE. HIGHLIGHT OF THE CELEBRATIONS WAS A PARADE OF ARMED FORCES, POLITICAL ORGANISATIONS AND ATHLETICS GROUPS.

    THE CAMEROUN HEAD OF STATE, PRESIDENT AHIDJO, PRESIDENT AT THE CEREMONIES, ACCOMPANIED BY MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNMENT AND PARLIAMENT.

    IT WAS ON OCTOBER 1, 1961, THAT THE BRITISH TRUSTEESHIP TERRITORY OF SOUTHERN CAMEROUNS COMBINED WITH THE CAMEROUN REPUBLIC, WHICH HAS UNDER FRENCH TRUSTEESHIP UNTIL JANUARY 1, 1959, TO FORM THE REPUBLIC.

    PRESIDENT AHIDJO LATER WAS HOST AT A RECEPTION FOR OVERSEAS DIPLOMATS AND LOCAL DIGNITARIES. DISPLAYS OF SPORTS AND FOLK DANCING FOLLOWED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9S8O19XHL9I4FLFNM89XGMKJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA9S8O19XHL9I4FLFNM89XGMKJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/10/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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