Malawi today appointed Mr. Joe Kachingwe as its Ambassador to South Africa -- the first?
SV Kachingwe down steps of aircraft.
CU Being greeted
BC Walking away
SV Walking with F.B. Smith (with glasses) Malawi's labour representative.
SV Party into lounge.
CU Kachingwe gives press conference.
SV Seated (2 shots)
SV Mr. Smith
SV Mr. Smith by car.
SV Mr. Kachingwe into car.
LV car away
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Background: Malawi today appointed Mr. Joe Kachingwe as its Ambassador to South Africa -- the first black African Ambassador to the White ruled Republic. Announcing the decision in Parliament President Kamuza Banda said Malawi's mission in South Africa was raised to the status of a full embassy. This film is a reissue of our production 1096/68 which shows Mr. Kachingwe arriving in Johannesburg to take up his duties with the mission.