• Short Summary

    There will be an exhibition at the Accra Community Centre during the visit of the Duke of Edinburgh to Ghana.

  • Description


    AIRPORT


    1.
    MS.CU. Various shots of the Prime Minister and party inspecting the models of the Development projects of the 5 years Development Plan for Ghana.



    CU: A man working on the model of the new Ghana Broadcasting House.



    MS.CU: The Prime Minister and his party at the model of the new Accra Airport.



    MS: The Dam site of the Volta River Project.



    MS: The Prime Minister and party continuing the inspection.



    COMMUNITY CENTRE


    2.
    CU. The Prime Minister and his followers watching the work in progress at the Accra Community Centre where the exhibition will take place.


    3.
    MS. P.M. and Party inspecting the Development map at the Community centre.



    MS: P.M. and party inspecting the exhibition site.



    MS: Cut-aways.


    4.
    LS: High Life Angle Shots: Works in progress at the Second Development Plan exhibition at the Accra Community Centre.



    LS: Tilting from up a mighty flag post with bunting flying.



    LS: The Ghana Flag flying at full mast at the top of the mighty flag post.



    MS.CU: People working with wheel barrows.



    MS.CU: Men fitting pipes at water sections.



    MS.CU: A Tractor drilling the earth.



    LS: Men working at huge water tank



    MS: The tractor at work.




    Initials



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: There will be an exhibition at the Accra Community Centre during the visit of the Duke of Edinburgh to Ghana. This exhibition will be opened by the Duke. These exhibitions show the Developments in the whole country within the Second Five Year Development Plan. Some of these developments are - Supply of good drinking water, Construction of aerodromes and extensions to the present ones, Wide Electricity Supply and building of schools.

    The Prime Minister, Rt.Hon. Dr. Kwame Nkrumah paid a short visit to the Accra Airport where he saw models of the development plan. From the airport, the Prime Minister went to the Accra Community Centre where the exhibition is going to take place. He saw the people at work and encouraged them to work harder.

    He was accompanied by the Hon. Kojo Botsio, Minister of Economic Affairs, Mr. Bensah, Minister of Works n Housing and Mr. Aye Kumi. Chairman of I.D.C. and A.D.C.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7ASH5DFQHUGL1WGELFFEVUJKE
    Media URN:
    VLVA7ASH5DFQHUGL1WGELFFEVUJKE
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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