• Short Summary

    MADAME RUTH TSHOMBE, WIDOW OF THE FORMER CONGOLESE PRIME MINISTER, TODAY (TUESDAY) FLEW TO ALGIERS.?

  • Description

    MADAME RUTH TSHOMBE, WIDOW OF THE FORMER CONGOLESE PRIME MINISTER, TODAY (TUESDAY) FLEW TO ALGIERS. THE 45-YEARS OLD DAUGHTER OF A TRIBAL CHIEF HAD BEEN PERMISSION BY THE ALGERIAN AUTHORITIES TO ENTER THE COUNTRY.

    MADAME TSHOMBE LIVES IN BRUSSELS WITH HER FAMILY OF NINE AND MADAME LOUISE TSHOMBE, THE SEVENTY-FOUR-YEAR-OLD MOTHER OF THE DEAD MAN.

    JEAN TSHOMBE, 23, IS REPORTED TO BE TRYING TO ARRANGE FOR HIS FATHER TO BE BURIED BY CONTACTING VARIOUS GOVERNMENTS. THE FAMILY'S LEGAL ADVISER, M. MIGNON, DENIED THAT THE FAMILY HAD LARGE SUMS OF MONEY DEPOSITED IN EUROPEAN BANKS.

    SO FAR THERE HAS BEEN NO OFFICIAL ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF THE DEATH OF MOISE TSHOMBE IN CONGO-KINSHASA.

    M. TSHOMBE DIED ON THE NINTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE CONGO RECEIVING ITS INDEPENDENCE FROM BELGIUM.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAD1C428TR0LDNN3HWFLPE2VHO4
    Media URN:
    VLVAD1C428TR0LDNN3HWFLPE2VHO4
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/07/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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