White southern Africa has been the subject of black African attention in Tanzania, as five African leaders gathered over the weekend to discuss its future.
GVS President Kaunda of Zambia down aircraft steps, and greeted by President Nyerere of Tanzania, Rhodesian black nationalist leader Nkomo, and President Neto of Angola. (2 shots)
GV Kaunda shaking hands with welcoming party.
SVS Kaunda and others leaving airport by car. (3 shots)
GVS President Machel of Mozambique down aircraft steps and greeted by Nyerere and others. (3 shots)
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Background: White southern Africa has been the subject of black African attention in Tanzania, as five African leaders gathered over the weekend to discuss its future.
President Kenneth kaunda of Zambia joined Presidents Julius Nyerere of Tanzania, Samora Machel of mozambique, Agostinho Neto of Angola, and Seretse Khama of Botswana in the Tanzanian capital, Dar es-Salaam, on Sunday. Black nationalist leaders like Joshua Nkomo of Rhodesia's African National Council and Sam Nujoma of the South West African Peoples' Organisation were also present. The summit came as the United states Secretary of State, Dr. Henry Kissinger, met South African Prime Minster John Vorster in Zurich, Switzerland, to discuss recent developments in southern Africa. At the same time two of Dr. Kissingers deputies were touring black Africa to sound out opinion on the possibilities of a Rhodesia settlement. On Monday, Dr. Kissinger and Mr. Vorster finished their talks -- and Dr. Kissinger flew home to the United States as the African leaders were trying to unite the feuding factions among Rhodesian nationalists.
President Samora Machel of Mozambique frequently joins Presidents Kaunda, Nyerere and Khama to discuss southern Africa -- mainly Rhodesia. Recently, their attitudes appear to have hardened. Presidents Nyerere and Kaunda, who have called for peaceful settlement in the past, have both recently said the time for war had come. President Machel, meanwhile, has allowed his FRELIMO troops to openly attack Rhodesian positions on their border.