• Short Summary

    THE MALAWI PRIME MINISTER, DOCTOR HASTINGS BANDA, TOOK THE OPPORTUNITY THIS WEEK OF RE-VISITING THE KUMASI DISTRICT OF GHANA WHERE HE PRACTISED MEDICINE DURING THE 1950'S.

  • Description

    THE MALAWI PRIME MINISTER, DOCTOR HASTINGS BANDA, TOOK THE OPPORTUNITY THIS WEEK OF RE-VISITING THE KUMASI DISTRICT OF GHANA WHERE HE PRACTISED MEDICINE DURING THE 1950'S.

    DOCTOR BANDA PRACTISED MEDICINE AMONG THE ZONGO PEOPLE OF KUMASI BETWEEN 1953 AND 1958 DURING A TERM OF VIRTUAL SELF EXILE FROM NYASALAND - NOW MALAWI - RESULTING FROM THE POLITICAL SITUATION AT THE TIME.

    APART FROM HIS SUCCESS AS AN AFRICAN LEADER, DOCTOR BANDA HAS HAD ALONG ASSOCIATION WITH AFRICANS IN VARIOUS PARTS OF THE CONTINENT THROUGH THE FIELDS OF MEDICINE AND RELIGION LASTING OVER FIFTY YEARS.

    DOCTOR BANDA IS STILL A POPULAR FIGURE AMONG THE KUMASI PEOPLE WHO REMEMBER THE FIVE YEARS HE SPENT WITH THEM AS A DOCTOR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE9TOZIQXT978E0QN4D4Z8L50R
    Media URN:
    VLVAE9TOZIQXT978E0QN4D4Z8L50R
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/10/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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