• Short Summary

    Nigeria has called for a common African policy over proposals for dialogue between black African leaders and South Africa.

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    Nigeria has called for a common African policy over proposals for dialogue between black African leaders and South Africa. In a broadcast on tuesday (26 May) evening to mark the Africa Day celebrations, the Nigerian External Affairs Commissioner, Dr. Okio Arikpo said "enemies of African unity" might see the present divergent views on the dialogue issue as a means of splitting the Organisation of African Unity.

    Earlier, in the day. large crowds gathered at a race course, heard youth leaders call for armed confrontation. Their messages were interspersed by soul music supplied by Nigeria's Afro-beat king, Fela Ransome Kuti and his band.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAASNCNPM3MUVSMQY1FGORN22KA
    Media URN:
    VLVAASNCNPM3MUVSMQY1FGORN22KA
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/05/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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