Zambia's President Kenneth Kaunda told the country's cattle farmers last Saturday (August 11) they should be able to help solve the world beef shortage.
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Background: Zambia's President Kenneth Kaunda told the country's cattle farmers last Saturday (August 11) they should be able to help solve the world beef shortage.
The President, who was opening the annual Zambia Agricultural and Commercial Show, said Zambia had a duty to provide the rest of the world with its surplus produce since the country had such tremendous potential advantages in farming resources.For instance, Zambia had one-and-half-million head of beef cattle and a total annual consumption of only 125,000 cattle.
The President said that during the past year colonialists and racialists had tried to strangle Zambia's economy by closing vital trade reuters. The collective efforts of all Zambians had succeeded in beating the blockade, and the testimony of the variety of exhibits at the show would confound the country's enemies.
West Germany and Britain had stands at the show. A team of English motorcyclists, dressed up as Red Indians performed stunts for the crowd. One of them Roy Yates, was hurt after driving through a wall of fire. Both he and his machine emerged in flames and he had to be taken to hospital in Lusaka suffering from burns.