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    FOLLOWING THE ANNOUNCEMENT ON FRIDAY (2 MAY) BY THE GHANAIAN REGISTRAR OF POLITICAL PARTIES, MR.?

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    FOLLOWING THE ANNOUNCEMENT ON FRIDAY (2 MAY) BY THE GHANAIAN REGISTRAR OF POLITICAL PARTIES, MR. JUSTICE CHARLES CRABBE, OF THE AVAILABILITY OF APPLICATION FORMS FOR THE REGISTRATION OF POLITICAL PARTIES, THERE HAS BEEN A STEADY STREAM OF CALLERS AT HIS OFFICE IN ACCRA. THE MOVE FOLLOWS THE RECENT DECISION OF GHANA'S RULING NATIONAL LIBERATION COUNCIL TO MAKE LOCAL THE FORMATION OF OPPOSITION POLITICAL PARTIES.

    AMONG THE FIRST TO CALL ON FRIDAY FOR APPLICATION FORMS WAS MR. K. A. GBEDEMAH, A ONE-TIME FINANCE MINISTER UNDER THE DEPOSED NKRUMAH REGIME. MR. GBEDEMAH SAID HIS PARTY'S NAME AND ITS LEADER WILL BE DECIDED AT A FORTHCOMING CONGRESS.

    OTHER PEOPLE TO CALL FOR APPLICATION FORMS INCLUDED MR. THOMAS KANBI, A REPRESENTATIVE OF THE PEOPLE'S POPULAR PARTY, AND MR. KWES' ROBERTSON SAFI, LEADER OF THE BLACK POWER PARTY.

    A REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ALL PEOPLE'S CONGRESS, MR. SOLOMON QUAYNOR, ALSO VISITED MR. JUSTICE CRABBE'S OFFICE ON FRIDAY. HIS PARTY, OFTEN REFERRED TO AS 'THE THIRD FORCE', IS SPONSORED BY DR. J.S. BILSON, A KUMASI MEDICAL PRACTIONER.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADTRU3N66VG00OH2HMLCYM07UN
    Media URN:
    VLVADTRU3N66VG00OH2HMLCYM07UN
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/05/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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