• Short Summary

    BRIGADIER AKWASI AFRIFA, THE GHANAIAN HEAD OF STATE, FLEW INTO COUADADOUGOU ON FRIDAY FOR A BRIEF VISIT DURING WHICH HE HAD TALKS WITH LIEUTENANT-COLONEL SANGOULE LAMIZANA.

  • Description

    1.
    GV AIRPORT
    0.06

    2.
    SV AIRCRAFT ARRIVES, AFRIFA STEPS FROM PLANE AND IS GREETED BY LT.COL, LAMIZANA. A BOUQUET OF FLOWERS IS PRESENTED BY SMALL GIRL (4 SHOTS)
    0.27

    3.
    SV AFRIFA WALKS TO INSPECT GUARD OF HONOUR
    0.32

    4.
    GV GUARD OF HONOUR
    0.36

    5.
    CU LAMIZANA AND AFRIFA SALUTING
    0.44

    6.
    GV V.I.P.'s LOOK ON
    0.48

    7.
    CU AFRIFA GREETING VARIOUS MINISTERS
    0.56

    8.
    GV AFRIFA WALKING PAST CHEERING CROWDS (3 SHOTS)
    1.08

    9.
    LV PRESIDENTIAL PALACE (3 SHOTS)
    1.20

    10.
    SV AFRIFA AND LAMIZANA ENTER PALACE
    1.28

    11.
    SV INT. THE TWO MEN SEATED TALKING (3 SHOTS)
    1.47

    12.
    GV EXT. AFRIFA WITH LAMIZANA BIDS FAREWELL AT AIRPORT
    1.53

    13.
    SV AFRIFA BOARDS AIRCRAFT AND AIRCRAFT TAXIS AWAY
    2.03



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    Background: BRIGADIER AKWASI AFRIFA, THE GHANAIAN HEAD OF STATE, FLEW INTO COUADADOUGOU ON FRIDAY FOR A BRIEF VISIT DURING WHICH HE HAD TALKS WITH LIEUTENANT-COLONEL SANGOULE LAMIZANA. THE UPPER VOLTA HEAD OF STATE.

    BRIGADIER AFRIFA FLEW INTO OUAGADOUGOU FROM LAGOS WHERE HE HAD BEEN ON A TWO-DAY VISIT TO NIGERIA AT THE INVITATION OF HEAD OF STATE MAJOR-GENERAL YAKUBU GOWON.

    LIEUTENANT-COLONEL LAMIZANA GREETED THE GHANAIAN HEAD OF STATE WHEN HE ARRIVED AT OUAGADOUGOU AIRPORT, AND AFTER INSPECTING A GUARD OF HONOUR, BRIGADIER AFRIFA WAS INTRODUCED TO A NUMBER OF UPPER VOLTA GOVERNMENT MINISTERS. LATER THE TWO LEADERS WENT TO THE PRESIDENTIAL PALACE IN OUAGADOUGOU FOR TALKS.

    BRIGADIER AFRIFA LEFT UPPER VOLTA LATER IN THE DAY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA49726J16Z6LDL6PJV8IN8H8SF
    Media URN:
    VLVA49726J16Z6LDL6PJV8IN8H8SF
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/07/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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