• Short Summary

    THE ORGANISATION FOR AFRICAN UNITY'S AD HOC COMMISSION ON THE CONGO REASSEMBLED IN NAIROBI YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) FOR ITS FIFTH SESSION SINCE IT WAS SET UP LAST DECEMBER TO TRY TO FIND AN AFRICAN SOLUTION TO THE PROBLEM.

  • Description

    THE ORGANISATION FOR AFRICAN UNITY'S AD HOC COMMISSION ON THE CONGO REASSEMBLED IN NAIROBI YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) FOR ITS FIFTH SESSION SINCE IT WAS SET UP LAST DECEMBER TO TRY TO FIND AN AFRICAN SOLUTION TO THE PROBLEM.

    IN HIS ADDRESS PRESIDENT KENYATTA TOLD DELEGATES THAT THE COMMISSION HAD STILL BEEN UNSUCCESSFUL IN ITS EFFORTS IN THE CONGO.HE SAID THAT IN SPITE OF HIS APPEAL FOR A WITHDRAWAL OF ALL WHITE MERCENARIES, THEIR RECRUITMENT APPEARED TO HAVE BEEN INCREASED.

    REFERRING TO A SPECIAL SUB-COMMITTEE COMPOSED OF DELEGATES FROM GHANA, GUINEA AND NIGERIA, WHICH WAS APPOINTED TO VISIT LEOPOLDVILLE, BRAZZAVILLE AND BURUNDI FOR TALKS WITH THOSE IN POWER IN THE RESPECTIVE CAPITALS, MR.KENYATTA SAID THE DELEGATES HAD BEEN DELAYED, BUT HE STILL HOPED THEY WOULD ARRIVE IN NAIROBI IN TIME TO REPORT TO THE COMMISSION DURING THE PRESENT SESSION.

    AFTER MR KENYATTA'S OPENING SPEECH, THE SESSION CONTINUED IN CAMERA.CLOSE SECURITY PRECAUTIONS HAVE BEEN ENFORCED AFTER THE ASSASSINATION EARLIER THIS WEEK OF THE KENYA PARLIAMENTARIAN, MR PIO DA GAMBA PINTO.ALL DELEGATES HAVE BEEN GIVEN SPECIAL BODYGUARDS.

    TODAY (FRIDAY) THE O.A.U.'S MINISTERIAL COUNCIL IS DUE TO BEGIN A NINE-DAY SESSION IN NAIROBI WITH THE CONGO PROBLEM AS ONE OF THE MAIN ITEMS ON THE AGENDA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVALRHFDA2GOZD529DTAZYM1P17
    Media URN:
    VLVALRHFDA2GOZD529DTAZYM1P17
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/02/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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