• Short Summary

    LIEUTENANT-GENERAL ANKRAH, CHAIRMAN OF GHANA'S NATIONAL LIBERATION COUNCIL, WAS GIVEN A CORDIAL RECEPTION BY THE GOVERNMENT AND PEOPLE AT OUAGADOUGOU LAST WEEKEND (27 JANUARY) WHEN HE ARRIVED ON A FIVE-DAY OFFICIAL VISIT TO UPPER VOLTA.

  • Description

    1.
    SV OUAGADOUGOU AIRPORT.
    0.02

    2.
    SV UPPER VOLTA PRESIDENT AND OTHERS.
    0.06

    3.
    GV GENERAL ANKRAH LEAVES AIRCRAFT AND GREETED.
    0.11

    4.
    SV GENERAL ANKRAH'S PARTY LEAVES AIRCRAFT.
    0.16

    5.
    SV GENERAL RECEIVES BOUQUET.
    0.20

    6.
    SV BAND PLAYING.
    0.22

    7.
    SV GEN. ANKRAH AND PRES. LAMIZANA SALUTING.
    0.28

    8.
    SV GUARD OF HONOUR.
    0.30

    9.
    SV GEN. ANKRAH INSPECTS AND GREETS PRES. LAMIZANA'S PEOPLE. (4 SHOTS).
    0.46

    10.
    SV GEN. ANKRAH INTRODUCES HIS PEOPLE TO PRES. LAMIZANA. (2 SHOTS).
    0.56

    11.
    SV PROCESSION THROUGH STREETS.
    1.01

    12.
    SV PAN - CROWDS.
    1.04

    13.
    GV CROWDS ON BRIDGE.
    1.07

    14.
    SV GEN. ANKRAH RECEIVES KEY OF THE CITY. (3 SHOTS).
    1.18

    15.
    TRAVEL SHOT PAST CROWDS.
    1.20

    16.
    SV DITTO (2 SHOTS).
    1.25

    17.
    LV & CU - PROCESSION THROUGH STREETS. (5 SHOTS).
    1.32

    18.
    SV CROWDS.
    1.36

    19.
    SV PARTY FORWARD TO CROWD.
    1.39

    20.
    CU CROWDS.
    1.41

    21.
    SV LAMIZANA'S PALACE.
    1.42

    22.
    LV PAN ACROSS CROWDS.
    1.48

    23.
    GV PRES. LAMIZANA SPEAKING. (2 SHOTS).
    1.53

    24.
    SV CROWD.
    1.55

    25.
    GV GENERAL ANKRAH.
    2.01

    26.
    SV CROWD.
    2.03

    27.
    CU GEN. ANKRAH.
    2.06

    28.
    CU PRES. LAMIZANA.
    2.11

    29.
    SV CROWD.
    2.14



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    Background: LIEUTENANT-GENERAL ANKRAH, CHAIRMAN OF GHANA'S NATIONAL LIBERATION COUNCIL, WAS GIVEN A CORDIAL RECEPTION BY THE GOVERNMENT AND PEOPLE AT OUAGADOUGOU LAST WEEKEND (27 JANUARY) WHEN HE ARRIVED ON A FIVE-DAY OFFICIAL VISIT TO UPPER VOLTA.

    GENERAL ANKRAH - WHO IS ACCOMPANIED BY THREE OF HIS MINISTERS - IS THE FIRST HEAD OF STATE TO PAY AN OFFICIAL VISIT TO UPPER VOLTA SINCE THE PRESENT MILITARY REGIME CAME TO POWER TWO YEARS AGO.

    DURING HIS VISIT, HE IS TO HOLD TALKS WITH THE UPPER VOLTA GOVERNMENT ON TRADE, TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES. FINAL TOUCHES ARE TO BE ADDED TO VARIOUS AGREEMENT REACHED EARLIER.

    ON LEAVING UPPER VOLTA ON THE 1ST. FEBRUARY, GENERAL ANKRAH IS TO GO ON A FIVE-DAY OFFICIAL VISIT TO NIGER.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA46QKDFIBSWAK9ZBPGOTFBIE7S
    Media URN:
    VLVA46QKDFIBSWAK9ZBPGOTFBIE7S
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/01/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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