• Short Summary

    REGISTRATION BEGAN IN NORTHERN RHODESIA YESTERDAY (MONDAY)FOR THE ELECTORAL ROLL, IN PREPARATION FOR THE GENERAL ELECTIONS TO BE HELD IN JANUARY NEXT YEAR.

  • Description

    REGISTRATION BEGAN IN NORTHERN RHODESIA YESTERDAY (MONDAY)FOR THE ELECTORAL ROLL, IN PREPARATION FOR THE GENERAL ELECTIONS TO BE HELD IN JANUARY NEXT YEAR.

    THE ELECTIONS WILL BE HELD UNDER THE NEW CONSTITUTION WHICH GRANTS UNIVERSAL ADULT FRANCHISE.IN ORDER TO OBTAIN AN ELECTION CARD, AFRICANS PRESENTING THEMSELVES AT THE REGISTRATION OFFICES, HAD TO STATE WHETHER THEY WERE OVER TWENTY-ONE YEARS OF AGE AND HAD BEEN LIVING IN NORTHERN RHODESIA FOR SOME TIME.

    THE REGISTRATION PROCEDURE HAD BEEN CRITICISED VERY STRONGLY BY MR HARRY NKUMBULA, LEADER OF THE AFRICAN NATIONAL CONGRESS, BUT COMPILING THE ROLL WENT AHEAD AS PLANNED BY THE AUTHORITIES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAD6RQT8ZEBYA3ZVNLK1GFLF8NX
    Media URN:
    VLVAD6RQT8ZEBYA3ZVNLK1GFLF8NX
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/09/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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