• Short Summary

    ADDIS ABABA IS SPRUCED UP FOR NEXT WEEK'S SUMMIT MEETING BETWEEN AFRICAN HEADS OF STATE.A?

  • Description

    ADDIS ABABA IS SPRUCED UP FOR NEXT WEEK'S SUMMIT MEETING BETWEEN AFRICAN HEADS OF STATE.A NEW HOTEL HAS BEEN BUILT TO ACCOMMODATE OFFICIALS AND BUILDINGS HAVE BEEN GIVEN A FACELIFT.ALL BEGGARS HAVE BEEN DRIVEN OFF THE STREETS AND TAKEN TO A TOWN 300 MILES (480 KMS) AWAY.CONVICTS HAVE BEEN TURNED OUT OF JAIL TO HELP WORKERS REPAIR ROADS.

    ETHIOPIA'S GOVERNMENT HAS PUT ON A SPECIAL EXHIBITION TO SHOW THE COUNTRY'S PROGRESS IN THE LAST TEN YEARS.AFRICA HALL, THE GLEAMING SCENE OF THE MEETING, IS READY FOR USE.

    BOLLE AIRPORT HAS ALSO BEEN GIVEN A FACELIFT.IT'S BEEN A BUSY SCENE DURING THE PAST FEW DAYS AS FOREIGN MINISTERS FROM ALL OVER AFRICA POURED IN FOR THIS WEEK 8 MEETING TO PREPARE THE GROUNDWORK FOR THE SUMMIT.AMONG THEM WERE MR.JAJA WACHUKU, OF NIGERIA, AND PRESIDENT TUBMAN, OF LIBERIA, WHO ALSO HOLDS THE FOREIGN AFFAIRS PORTFOLIO.EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE GREETED PRESIDENT TUBMAN.

    THE SUMMIT MEETING, WHICH WILL BE HELD FROM MAY 22 TO 25, WILL BE AIMED, CHIEFLY, AT HEALING DIVISIONS BETWEEN NEW AFRICAN NATIONS.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABFTA95NDIK0XQMUXPBZLL4KO4
    Media URN:
    VLVABFTA95NDIK0XQMUXPBZLL4KO4
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment