• Short Summary

    EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE OF ETHIOPIA ARRIVED IN DAKAR ON THURSDAY FOR A FOUR-DAY VISIT. HIS?

  • Description

    EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE OF ETHIOPIA ARRIVED IN DAKAR ON THURSDAY FOR A FOUR-DAY VISIT. HIS PURPOSE WAS TO HAVE PRIVATE TALKS WITH PRESIDENT LEOPOLD SENGHOR AND TO VISIT THE FIRST WORLD FESTIVAL OF NEGRO ARTS.

    FOLLOWING HIS ARRIVAL EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE, IN HIS USUAL FIELD MARSHAL'S UNIFORM, WAS DRIVEN TO THE NIGERIAN EXHIBITION AT THE ARTS FESTIVAL. THE EXHIBITS INCLUDED SEPARATE SECTIONS ON NIGERIA'S AGRICULTURE, CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, TIMBER AND INDUSTRIES. ON BEHALF OF NIGERIA, THE NIGERIAN AMBASSADOR TO SENEGAL, ALHADJI SANNI KONTAGORA, PRESENTED THE EMPEROR WITH A LAMSTAND CARVED IN THE SHAPE OF AN ELEPHANT.

    ON MONDAY THE EMPEROR LEAVES FOR DAKAR FOR HIS FIRST STATE TOUR OF THE CARIBBEAN. HIS FIRST STOP IS TRINIDAD. HE WILL ALSO VISIT TOBAGO AND JAMAICA BEFORE GOING TO THE NEGRO REPUBLIC OF HAITI.

    HIS TALKS WITH PRESIDENT SENGHOR THIS WEEKEND ARE EXPECTED TO CENTRE ON CURRENT PROBLEMS CONFRONTING AFRICA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAC25SB92SEHVAFYI5QDQ2D3ZL1
    Media URN:
    VLVAC25SB92SEHVAFYI5QDQ2D3ZL1
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/04/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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