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    PRESIDENT KENNETH KAUNDA OF ZAMBIA HAS ANNOUNCED THE NAMES OF THE 105 CANDIDATES OF THE RULING UNITED NATIONAL INDEPENDENCE PARTY (UNIP) FOR THE ZAMBIAN GENERAL ELECTIONS ON THE 19TH OF NEXT MONTH.

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    CROWD WAITING WITH BANNERS; "VOX AFRICA" BAND PLAYING; DANCERS; PRESIDENT KAUNDA ARRIVING; CROWD WAVING; MR. SIMON KAPWEPWE, VICE PRESIDENT; KAUNDA SPEAKING FROM ROSTRUM (SOF).



    TRANSCRIPT: "COMRADES, THESE ARE YOUR CANDIDATES. AND I ASK YOU ALL TO GO TO THE POLLS ON THE 19TH TO GIVE SUPPORT TO YOUR PARTY AND YOUR CANDIDATES. OUR RECORD IS VERY CLEAR. AS AGAINST THOSE WHO ARE ASKING YOU TO VOTE FOR THE NON-QUANTITY, UNIP's RECORD IS VERY CLEAR. IF I MAY AGAIN SHOUT OUR SLOGANS, I WANT YOU TO JOIN ME. THAT WE HAVE MORE SCHOOLS HERE TODAY BECAUSE OF ... (CROWD CHANTS "UNIP"). WE HAVE PRESIDENTS IN ZAMBIA BECAUSE OF .... (CROWD CHANTS "UNIP" AND CHEERS).




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    Background: PRESIDENT KENNETH KAUNDA OF ZAMBIA HAS ANNOUNCED THE NAMES OF THE 105 CANDIDATES OF THE RULING UNITED NATIONAL INDEPENDENCE PARTY (UNIP) FOR THE ZAMBIAN GENERAL ELECTIONS ON THE 19TH OF NEXT MONTH. HE ANNOUNCED THE MAKES AT A UNIP RALLY IN THE COPPER-MINING TOWN OF MUFULIRA THAT HAS BEEN DESCRIBED AS THE "BIGGEST RALLY IN THE HISTORY OF ZAMBIA."
    BEFORE PRESIDENT KAUNDA ARRIVED AT THE RALLY, THE HUGE CROWD WAS ENTERTAINED BY THE 15-MEMBER "VOX AFRICA" BAND OF CONGO-KINSHASA SENT BY PRESIDENT JOSEPH MOBUTU TO SUPPORT THE UNIP ELECTION CAMPAIGN. THE BAND WILL BE IN ZAMBIA FOR A MONTH. THE RALLY WAS HELD IN KAUNDA SQUARE, WHERE THE PRESIDENT HELD HIS FIRST ELECTION MEETING ALMOST FIVE YEARS AGO.

    PRESIDENT KAUNDA TOLD THE HUGE, ENTHUSIASTIC CROWD .....

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6B11SKWRXCFTKII6E92SXTIU7
    Media URN:
    VLVA6B11SKWRXCFTKII6E92SXTIU7
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/11/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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