• Short Summary

    THOUSANDS OF ASHANTIS POURED INTO ACCRA, GHANA YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) TO WELCOME THEIR PARAMOUNT CHIEF, THE ASANTEHENE, WHO ARRIVED BY SEA ON BOARD THE LINED "AUREOL."
    MORE THAN 15,000 SUPPORTERS CROWDED ON TO THE QUAYSIDE AT THE PORT OF TEMA TO CHEER THEIR 71-YEAR-OLD CHIEF.

  • Description

    THOUSANDS OF ASHANTIS POURED INTO ACCRA, GHANA YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) TO WELCOME THEIR PARAMOUNT CHIEF, THE ASANTEHENE, WHO ARRIVED BY SEA ON BOARD THE LINED "AUREOL."
    MORE THAN 15,000 SUPPORTERS CROWDED ON TO THE QUAYSIDE AT THE PORT OF TEMA TO CHEER THEIR 71-YEAR-OLD CHIEF.THE SCENE WAS COLOURFUL, WITH MANY ASHANTIS WEARING TRADITIONAL COSTUMES, BLOWING HORN TRUMPETS AND BEATING DRUMS.

    THE ASANTEHENE WAS WELCOMED BY MR.EDUSEI,THE MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE.HE IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN IN THE CAPITAL UNTIL THE RETURN OF PRESIDENT NKURMAH FROM THE AFRICAN "SUMMIT" CONFERENCE IN ADDIS ABABA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB0KN1A4ORHUKMDOLCWM7TR24C
    Media URN:
    VLVAB0KN1A4ORHUKMDOLCWM7TR24C
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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