• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT TSHOMBE OF KATANGA TOOK TIME OFF THIS WEEK FROM TALKS ON KATANGA'S REINTEGRATION INTO THE CONGO TO VISIT AFRICAN QUARTERS IN ELISABETHVILLE.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT TSHOMBE OF KATANGA TOOK TIME OFF THIS WEEK FROM TALKS ON KATANGA'S REINTEGRATION INTO THE CONGO TO VISIT AFRICAN QUARTERS IN ELISABETHVILLE. BIG CROWDS GAVE HIM A WARM WELCOME AS HE TOURED THE KATUBA AND RUASHI AREAS IN A JEEP.

    IN A SPEECH, PRESIDENT TSHOMBE SAID IT WAS THE DUTY OF A LEADER TO BE AMONG HIS PEOPLE. THE KATANGESE HAD SUFFERED GREATLY, HE ADDED. BUT THEY HAD NOT LOST HOPE AND COULD DEPEND ON THE GOVERNMENT FOR THEIR WELFARE. HIS WORDS DREW LOUD ACCLAIM FROM SPECTATORS, MANY OF WHOM CHANTED: "VIVE LA TSHOMBE - TAKE COURAGE."
    (MEANWHILE, MR JOSEPH ILEO, CONGOLESE MINISTER - RESIDENT IN KATANGA, HAS DECLARED THAT HE AIMS TO IMPLEMENT KATANGA'S REINTEGRATION INTO THE CONGO WITH "DRACONIAN MEASURES" IF NECESSARY. HE HAS GIVEN A STERN WARNING TO ALL WHO TRY TO UPHOLD KATANGA'S SECESSION OR RESIST REINTEGRATION OF THE PROVINCE.)

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    Film ID:
    VLVABVAA6LASKJ7LTCLJO19POYX9B
    Media URN:
    VLVABVAA6LASKJ7LTCLJO19POYX9B
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/01/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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