• Short Summary

    INFORMATION MINISTERS OF FRENCH-SPEAKING AFRICA HAVE BEEN MEETING IN ABIDJAN TO DISCUSS, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THE SETTING UP OF A REGIONAL NEWS AGENCY.

  • Description

    INFORMATION MINISTERS OF FRENCH-SPEAKING AFRICA HAVE BEEN MEETING IN ABIDJAN TO DISCUSS, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THE SETTING UP OF A REGIONAL NEWS AGENCY.

    ELEVEN MEMBER COUNTRIES OF THE AFRICAN AND MALAGASY COMMON ORGANISATION (OCAM) WERE REPRESENTED AT THE TWO-DAY CONFERENCE WHICH WAS PRESIDED OVER BY THE IVORY COAST INFORMATION MINISTER M. MATHIEU EKRA.

    CONFERENCE SOURCES SAID THE MINISTER WOULD DISCUSS THE CREATION OF A NEWS AGENCY TO BE CALLED THE INTER AFRIQUE PRESSE, WHICH WOULD OPERATE IN CONJUNCTION WITH AN INTERNATIONAL AGENCY.

    THE MINISTERS WERE ALSO CONSIDERING A PROPOSAL TO REDUCE FEES PAID TO INTERNATIONAL NEWS AGENCIES, THE SOURCES SAID. THE MINISTER MIGHT PASS ON THEIR PROPOSALS TO THE FORTHCOMING OCAM SUMMIT MEETING IN NIAMEY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAA9IJ1XJWRSF7MYEZ7MNRVPKD3
    Media URN:
    VLVAA9IJ1XJWRSF7MYEZ7MNRVPKD3
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/08/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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