• Short Summary

    President Julius Nyerere took the salute at a military parade in Dar es Salaam, on Saturday (9 December), making the 11th anniversary of Independence in Tanzania.

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    President Julius Nyerere took the salute at a military parade in Dar es Salaam, on Saturday (9 December), making the 11th anniversary of Independence in Tanzania. A marchpast by units of the People's Defence Forces at the National Stadium was the highlight of a day-long round of celebrations throughout the East African state, formerly the British colony of Tanganyika. Reporting to the Tanzanian people that many world leaders had sent messages of anniversary congratulations, the government-owned Daily News said in an editorial that Tanzania could today proclaim before the entire world that it was one of the most stable nations in Africa.

    SYNOPSIS: The National Stadium in Dar es Salaam, where a large military parade took place on Saturday to mark the 11th anniversary of Tanzania's Independence. President Nyerere was present to inspect the troops taking part.

    A feature of the parade itinerary was a march-past of military personnel. It began in slow-time.

    Many world leaders have sent Tanzania anniversary congratulations.

    President Nyerere took the salute from the official dais.

    The parade march-past continued in quick-time, watched by many specially invited guests.

    Tanzania's government-owned newspaper, the Daily News, referred in an anniversary editorial to the fact that the country could justifiably proclaim before the entire world that it was one of the most stable nations in Africa.

    First Vice-President Aboud Jumbe was with President Nyerere on the reviewing stand.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACXSHE1VS50DPFRDE4EPB7C0ME
    Media URN:
    VLVACXSHE1VS50DPFRDE4EPB7C0ME
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/12/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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