• Short Summary

    SPEAKING AT A UNITED NATIONS APARTHEID SEMINAR WHICH OPENED IN KITWE, ZAMBIA ON TUESDAY, PRESIDENT KAUNDA OF ZAMBIA SAID THAT THE SITUATION IN SOUTHERN AFRICA WAS POTENTIALLY EXPLOSIVE.

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    SPEAKING AT A UNITED NATIONS APARTHEID SEMINAR WHICH OPENED IN KITWE, ZAMBIA ON TUESDAY, PRESIDENT KAUNDA OF ZAMBIA SAID THAT THE SITUATION IN SOUTHERN AFRICA WAS POTENTIALLY EXPLOSIVE. FREEDOM MOVEMENTS IN THE AREA HAD GROUND TO A HALT, HE SAID, AND NEEDED NEW UNITED NATIONS ACTION TO GET THEM MOVING AGAIN.

    PRESIDENT KAUNDA WAS OPENING THE SEMINAR, SPONSORED BY THE UN, TO WHICH 30 NATIONS IN AFRICA, ASIA, AMERICA AND EUROPE HAVE SENT DELEGATES.

    THE PRESIDENT SPOKE ABOUT SOUTH AFRICA AND SAID THAT ZAMBIA DEPLORED THE ACTION OF SOME WESTERN POWERS IN SENDING MILITARY ASSISTANCE AND TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE TO THAT COUNTRY, BUT DID NOT SPECIFY WHICH POWERS.

    OVERSHADOWING THE FIRST DAY'S EVENTS OF THE SEMINAR, HOWEVER, WAS THE DEATH OF CHIEF ALBERT LUTULI, THE DISTINGUISHED AFRICAN LEADER AND NOBEL PRIZE WINNER. A TELEGRAM OF CONDOLENCE WAS SENT TO HIS WIDOW.

    IN HIS ADDRESS, PRESIDENT KAUNA REVIEWED THE SITUATION IN SOUTHERN AFRICA. FIRST, HE SAID, THE SITUATION IN SOUTH AFRICA HAD NOT IMPROVED. NEXT, THE RHODESIAN REGIME CONTINUED TO REMAIN IN POWER BY FORCE. AND FINALLY, PORTUGAL REFUSED TO GIVE INDEPENDENCE TO ANGOLA AND MOZAMBIQUE IN DEFIANCE OF THE UN.

    THE SEMINAR WILL END ON AUGUST 4.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADMP4F0UYM2K33ME2DUJ8MXWQG
    Media URN:
    VLVADMP4F0UYM2K33ME2DUJ8MXWQG
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/07/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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