• Short Summary

    African National Council leaders have been making their views on Rhodesia clear to Commonwealth leaders gathered at the Commonwealth Summit Conference in Jamaica this week.

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    1.
    GV Interior Press Conference
    0.14

    2.
    CU & CV Bishop Muzorewa speaking to press
    0.48

    3.
    GV ZOOM IN TO CU Sithole speaking
    2.13


    TRANSCRIPT: SEQ. 2: Newsman: "Presidents Nyerere and Kuanda have said they are ready to resume, or help you resume, guerrilla warfare, when the people of your country want it. How much longer does Ian Smith have to come to the conference table.. months, weeks or years?"



    Muzorewa: "We believe that in a matter of weeks we'll be talking with mr. Smith, at least at home, planning to go to a constitutional conference."



    SEQ. 3: Sithole: "Well...with regard to the situation in Mozambique, there can be no doubt that this has immensely affected both Rhodesia and South Africa, in that the white people in Rhodesia, as well as in the people's demands for rights will eventually triumph. The prime Minister of south Africa, Mr. John Vorster, has had his eyes opened a little more, and his ears are a little more opened too, by the Mozambiquan situation...so that he can see - both men can see - that majority rule, one way or another, is bound to come to both Rhodesia and the rest of Southern Africa. So that the Mozambiquan situation has, indeed, had tremendous influence on the Rhodesian situation as well as Southern Africa generally."




    Initials BJB/1730 BJB/1745



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: African National Council leaders have been making their views on Rhodesia clear to Commonwealth leaders gathered at the Commonwealth Summit Conference in Jamaica this week.

    Several of the Council's most important executives were at a special session of the conference as guests of the Jamaican Government, and on Thursday, (May 1), A.N.C. President Bishop Abel Muzorewa and his colleague the Reverend Ndabaningi Sithole spoke to newsmen.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAC75FV8ZWXQ5I2Q8I2SHZ7PL4L
    Media URN:
    VLVAC75FV8ZWXQ5I2Q8I2SHZ7PL4L
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/05/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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