• Short Summary

    INTRODUCTION: The new President of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), President William Tolbert of Liberia, has called on member countries to give maximum support to the Patriotic Front guerrillas fighting in Zimbabwe Rhodesia.

  • Description

    INTRODUCTION: The new President of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), President William Tolbert of Liberia, has called on member countries to give maximum support to the Patriotic Front guerrillas fighting in Zimbabwe Rhodesia. And in an emotional speech, Patriotic Front co-leader, Mr. Joshua Nkomo, has accused Britain of manipulating the country's 'puppet' government.

    SYNOPSIS: Bot men were speaking at the opening of the OAU summit conference in the Liberian capital, Monrovia, on Tuesday (17 July). President Tolbert attacked what he called the 'bogus elections' in Zimbabwe Rhodesia, but said the door should not be closed to negotiations. Mr. Nkomo responded for the Patriotic Front.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAO1C0TFBVT16N631CX9VTQITD
    Media URN:
    VLVAAO1C0TFBVT16N631CX9VTQITD
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/07/1979
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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