• Short Summary

    MATTERS OF POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC PROGRESS OF ZAMBIA WERE TO THE FOREFRONT WHEN THE EIGHT COUNCILLOR'S CONFERENCE OF THE COUNTRY'S RULING UNITED NATIONAL INDEPENDENCE PARTY (UNIP) WAS OFFICIALLY OPENED BY PRESIDENT KENNETH KAUNDA IN LUSAKA YESTERDAY (SUNDAY).

  • Description


    KAUNDA ADDRESSING AUDIENCE (SOF).



    TRANSCRIPT: KAUNDA: "AT THE SAME TIME AS WE DEVELOP OUR COUNTRY, AND AS I HAVE STRESSED SO FREQUENTLY, WE MUST FOLLOW A CORRECT ORDER OF DOING THINGS. WE MUST MAINTAIN ALWAYS AN ESTABLISHED WAY... AN ESTABLISHED WAY... OF CARRYING OUT OUR TASKS. AS THE ELECTED GOVERNMENT OF THE PEOPLE OF ZAMBIA, AS THE ELECTED COUNCILLORS, COUNCILS OF THE PEOPLE OF ZAMBIA, IT IS WE... IT IS WE WHO MAKE THE LAWS, THE REGULATIONS AND THE BY LAWS OF ZAMBIA. IT IS WE WHO ARE EMPOWERED BY THE PEOPLE OF CHANGE THESE LAWS FROM TIME TO TIME WHEN WE CONSIDER THIS NECESSARY. BUT ABOVE ALL, WE MUST RESPECT THE LAWS WHICH WE OURSELVES MAKE".




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    Background: MATTERS OF POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC PROGRESS OF ZAMBIA WERE TO THE FOREFRONT WHEN THE EIGHT COUNCILLOR'S CONFERENCE OF THE COUNTRY'S RULING UNITED NATIONAL INDEPENDENCE PARTY (UNIP) WAS OFFICIALLY OPENED BY PRESIDENT KENNETH KAUNDA IN LUSAKA YESTERDAY (SUNDAY). THE WORKING AGENDA BEGINS TODAY (MONDAY) WITH A REVIEW BY THE PRESIDENT.

    HUNDREDS OF DELEGATES ARE ATTENDING THE CONFERENCE WHICH WILL DISCUSS, AMONG OTHER THINGS, NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT AN THEIR INTRODUCTION TO THE COUNTRY.

    IN HIS OPENING SPEECH, PRESIDENT KAUNDA WARNED THAT IT WAS NECESSARY FOR THE COUNCILLORS TO HAVE A THOROUGH UNDERSTANDING OF THE LAWS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAI0VVX76VAFFM8Q35EHSYLA27
    Media URN:
    VLVAI0VVX76VAFFM8Q35EHSYLA27
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/08/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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