• Short Summary

    CAMPAIGNING IN NORTHERN RHODESIA'S GENERAL ELECTIONS -- ON OCTOBER 30 -- HAS ENTERED ITS FINAL PHASE.

  • Description

    CAMPAIGNING IN NORTHERN RHODESIA'S GENERAL ELECTIONS -- ON OCTOBER 30 -- HAS ENTERED ITS FINAL PHASE. FORTY-FIVE SEATS ARE BEING CONTESTED BY 144 CANDIDATES FIELDED BY SIX PARTIES. THE UNITED NATIONAL INDEPENDENCE PARTY HAS THE BIGGEST CONTINGENT OF CANDIDATES -- 40.

    THE UNIP'S CHIEF OPPOSITION WILL COME FROM THE UNITED FEDERAL PARTY WITH 28 CANDIDATES. FOURTEEN OF THEM, INCLUDING AN AFRICAN, ARE FIGHTING THE UPPER ROLL SEATS, WHERE MOST VOTERS ARE EUROPEANS. OTHER PARTIES ARE LIBERAL (29 CANDIDATES), RHODESIAN REPUBLICAN (5), AFRICAN NATIONAL CONGRESS (30), AND BAROTSE NATIONAL (3).

    ON FILM ARE BRIEF PROFILES OF 12 OF THE LEADING CANDIDATES FOR USE IN CONNECTION WITH THE ELECTION. THE CANDIDATES:
    ALFRED GONDWE, MINISTER OF AFRICAN EDUCATION (LIBERAL); G.M.MUSUMBULWA (U.F.P.); SIR JOHN MOFFAT, LIBERAL PARTY LEADER: GERALD PERCY (LIBERAL); J.B.EATON (U.F.P.); HERBERT ROBERTS (U.F.P.); JOB MICHELLO (A.N.C.); MRS. E.F.RANDOLPH (A.N.C.); MRS LUCIA TERRY (A.N.C.); CHARLES COUSINS (U.N.I.P); KENNETH KAUNDA (U.N.I.P) HARRY NKUMBULA (A.N.C.).

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    Film ID:
    VLVADDZ3O0489DI1H9U4DJ2ILX3PC
    Media URN:
    VLVADDZ3O0489DI1H9U4DJ2ILX3PC
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/10/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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