Leaders from Tanzania, Zambia, Zaire, Botswana and Mozambique -- who have been consulting with Rhodesian Nationalists during their summit in Dar es Salaam -- took a break from their deliberations on Monday (7 July) to watch Saba Saba celebrations in Tanga, north of the Tanzanian capital.
GV Youths marching & saluting
CU Heads of State watching
GV Groups marching past (2 shots)
CU Heads of State watching children march past (3 shots)
CU All seven leaders watching
GV Dancers with placards (2 shots)
SV Youth League member holding torch
GV Youth members standing to attention
CU Leaders at attention
Tanu youth league. Young pioneers marching in mass display at the Mkwakwani stadium at Tanga. Shots young marchers at stadium in mass rally watched by President Nyerere, and the guests seated in balcony in the stadium.
General view of the marchers gathered with Tanzanian flags in their hands. Many shots of the groups of various marchers.
Women flags in their hands singing, watched by P. Nyerere and guests.
Tanzanian police marching, watched by P. Nyerere and guests standing in the balcony. are Tanzanian Vice President Mr. Aboud Jumbe, Mozambique foreign minister Joaquim Chisano, Seretse Khama of Botswana, P. Nyerere. Kaunda of Zambia and Zaire delegate (Left to Right)
Tanu youth league members holding Torch. Three shots. Sec. General of the Tanu youth league Mr. Liundi reading the message. He is handing over the torch to the Mwalimu Nyerere. Nyerere holding the Torch. CUP of the Nyerere
Nyerere handing over certificate to the different group of UJAMAQ villages
Tanzanian VP. Mr. Aboud Jumbe addressing the public
Mozambique Foreign minister, Jaquim Chisano addressing the public
Zaire Delegate Mr. NGUZA. addressing the rally (Wearing tiger skin cap and lightgreen shirt, he sings the slogans)
Zambian P. Kaunda addressing the rally.
P. Nyerere addressing the rally.
Initials BJB/184U BJB/1850
Note: after the address by Chisano, rally was addressed by Botswana President KHAMA. for the more detail see the newspaper cuttings. attached here.
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Background: Leaders from Tanzania, Zambia, Zaire, Botswana and Mozambique -- who have been consulting with Rhodesian Nationalists during their summit in Dar es Salaam -- took a break from their deliberations on Monday (7 July) to watch Saba Saba celebrations in Tanga, north of the Tanzanian capital.
But during the marches and ceremonies marking the 21st anniversary of the founding of TANU, the struggle for African majority rule in Rhodesia was never very far from the minds of the leaders present.
Mozambique Foreign Affairs Minister Joachim Chissano declared during the celebrations that his country was prepared to continue an armed struggle until the people of Rhodesia, South Africa, Namibia and other countries were liberated from colonial rule.
He added: "We are only waiting for our brothers in Rhodesia to tell us what they need from Mozambique for the liberation of their country, and we are prepared." His speech anticipated the conclusion of the Rhodesian nationalist talks ?? Dar es Salaam the following day, when nationalist leaders declared they would intensify their efforts to win African majority rule either by negotiation or war.
Zambia's President Kenneth Kaunda, also present for the Tanga celebrations, said he hoped the leaders gathered in Tanzania could organize their efforts for the good of the masses in Africa. He, too, spoke of a free Africa. Similar sentiments were expressed by other leaders present, including Tanzania's President Nyerere. Also present: President Seretse Khama of Botswana and Tanzanian Vice-President Aboud Jumbe.
Symbolising the spirit of freedom which dominated the Tanga celebrations, the Uhuru torch was carried into the stadium after an 87-day journey through Tanzania.