Territorials in Lusaka, Northern Rhodesia, were still undergoing training, Feb 23, to prepare for any emergencies resulting from the Constitution dispute.
LV Territorials marching past Legislative building.
SV Territorials march towards.
SV U.F.P. members walking outside building after discussing situation.
SV Group of members talking.
CU PAN..five members of Government who resigned (L to R) S.R. Malcolmson, W. G. Dunlop, G.M. Musumbulwa, H.J. Roberts, A.E. Carlisle.
LV Group talking.
SV Members walking away from building
CU Liberal member Sir John Moffat.
SV Moffat walking towards car.
CU Newspaper placard: Welensky claims U.K. misled.
LV People walking in street.
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Background: Territorials in Lusaka, Northern Rhodesia, were still undergoing training, Feb 23, to prepare for any emergencies resulting from the Constitution dispute. While troops marched through the streets, and emergency caucus meeting of the Northern Rhodesian branch of the United Federal Party took place.
Here, the five Ministers who resigned Feb 22 in protest against the new Macleod constitution, told of their action and discussed the situation with their supporters. At the meeting, the caucus was reported to have given the former Ministers, led by John Roberts, their support. They also agreed that the Legislative Council should be recalled, and a letter was sent to the Speaker requesting this.
Although many of the Lusaka Europeans are worried about the future, there is no sign of a business slump. In the wide streets the shops and offices contain as many people as usual. Only the newspaper posters indicate the gravity of the situation...