• Short Summary

    ACCRA, A CAPITAL CITY OF GHANA, HAS BEEN GIVEN A FACELIFT IN PREPARATIONS FOR THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN UNITY CONFERENCE WHICH STARTS THERE TOMORROW (THURSDAY).

  • Description

    ACCRA, A CAPITAL CITY OF GHANA, HAS BEEN GIVEN A FACELIFT IN PREPARATIONS FOR THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN UNITY CONFERENCE WHICH STARTS THERE TOMORROW (THURSDAY).

    ALL AVAILABLE LABOURERS IN ACCRA ARE ENGAGED IN THE FINAL PREPARATIONS FOR THE CONFERENCE. NEW BUILDINGS ARE NOW READY APART FROM SOME FINAL ADJUSTMENTS TO INTERIOR FITTINGS AND ONLY THE LIGHTNING HAS TO BE TESTED ON THE NEW ROADS THAT HAVE BEEN BUILT.

    AT LEAST 18 AFRICAN HEADS OF STATE OR GOVERNMENT ARE EXPECTED TO ATTEND THE CONFERENCE WHEN IT OPENS TOMORROW (THURSDAY). THOSE NOW EXPECTED ARE THE EMPEROR OF ETHIOPIA, THE PRESIDENTS OF CAMEROUN, THE TWO CONGOS, GHANA, GUINEA, LIBERIA, MALI, MAURITANIA, SOMALIA, SUDAN, TANZANIA, THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC AND ZAMBIA. ALSO THE PRIME MINISTERS OF GAMBIA, NIGERIA, SIERRA LEONE AND MALAWI. AT LEAST FOUR OTHER COUNTRIES, LIBYA, KENYA, SENEGAL AND TUNISIA, ARE EXPECTED TO BE REPRESENTED AT MINISTERIAL LEVEL.

    THE CONFERENCE IS EXPECTED TO MAKE DECISIONS ON RHODESIA, SOUTH AFRICA, THE PORTUGUESE COLONIES, ECONOMICS AND TECHNICAL CO-OPERATION BETWEEN MEMBER COUNTRIES AND ORGANISATIONAL MATTERS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAKASQZLOAVW2O2JV0NKZZJN4U
    Media URN:
    VLVAKASQZLOAVW2O2JV0NKZZJN4U
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/10/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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