• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT NYERERE OF TANGANYIKA AND PRESIDENT KARUME OF ZANZIBAR YESTERDAY (MONDAY) EXCHANGED THE INSTRUMENTS OF RATIFICATION WHICH OFFICIALLY MERGED THEIR TWO STATES INTO A UNITED REPUBLIC.

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    PRESIDENT NYERERE OF TANGANYIKA AND PRESIDENT KARUME OF ZANZIBAR YESTERDAY (MONDAY) EXCHANGED THE INSTRUMENTS OF RATIFICATION WHICH OFFICIALLY MERGED THEIR TWO STATES INTO A UNITED REPUBLIC. LATER PRESIDENT NYERERE ANNOUNCED THE CABINET OF THE NEW REPUBLIC AND PROMINENT MEMBERS TOOK THE OATH OF OFFICE.

    ANNOUNCING THE COMPOSITION OF THE NEW CABINET PRESIDENT NYERERE SAID THAT HE HIMSELF WAS TAKING OVER A NEW "DIRECTORATE OF PLANNING", WITH ABDUL RAHMAN MOHAMED BABU, THE ZANZIBAR FOREIGN MINISTER AS ONE OF THE THREE MINISTERS RESPONSIBLE TO HIM. THE VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE NEW REPUBLIC WILL BE MR. KARUME. ZANZIBAR'S PUBLIC WORKS MINISTER, HASSAN NASSOR MOYO BECOMES MINISTER OF JUSTICE IN THE NEW ADMINISTRATION. ALTOGETHER FIVE POSTS IN THE TWENTY-SIX MAN CABINET ARE TO BE HELD BY FORMER ZANZIBAR MINISTERS.

    THE CEREMONY WAS FOLLOWED BY SINGING AND DANCING AND A PUBLIC HOLIDAY WAS DECLARED TODAY (TUESDAY) TO CELEBRATE "THE BIRTH OF THE NEW UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANGANYIKA AND ZANZIBAR."
    THE ANNOUNCEMENT THAT THE TWO AFRICAN NATIONS WERE TO UNITE CAME A WEEK AGO WHEN THE TWO PRESIDENTS SIGNED THE "ARTICLES OF UNION". ON SATURDAY BOTH THE TANGANYIKA AND THE ZANZIBAR GOVERNMENTS APPROVED THE UNION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAD5VLOP2U3Q4G5TNQ17VCFM1XE
    Media URN:
    VLVAD5VLOP2U3Q4G5TNQ17VCFM1XE
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/04/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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