• Short Summary

    A conference on "Language for Development in Eastern Africa" is being held in Nairobi this week (30 May to 2 June).

  • Description

    1.
    GV Conference building
    0.03

    2.
    CU "Conference" sign
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    3.
    MV INT Delegates checking in
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    4.
    MV EXT Tanzanian delegates arrive
    0.17

    5.
    MV EXT Ethiopian delegates arrive
    0.27

    6.
    MV INT Delegates seated
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    7.
    MV Chairman Mr. Topan speaks
    0.32

    8.
    GV Delegates applaud
    0.35

    9.
    MV Uganda's Pio Zirimu speaks
    0.41

    10.
    MV Delegates applaud
    0.45

    11.
    MV Pio Zirimu speaks
    0.46

    12.
    GV Conference with Ethiopia's G. Mariam speaking
    0.51

    13.
    CU Mr. Kashoki (Zambia) PAN TO Mariam speaking)
    0.56

    14.
    MV PAN Delegates
    0.59

    15.
    SV Mariam speaking
    1.04

    16.
    MV Delegates
    1.07

    17.
    CU Book on desk "Language in Education in Eastern Africa"
    1.12

    18.
    CU women delegates
    1.15

    19.
    SV Mariam speaks
    1.18

    20.
    MV Delegates
    1.22

    21.
    CU Nuns
    1.23

    22.
    CU Mr. Topan
    1.26

    23.
    GV PAN FROM Delegates to rostrum with Mariam speaking
    1.44



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    Background: A conference on "Language for Development in Eastern Africa" is being held in Nairobi this week (30 May to 2 June). It is sponsored by the Language Association of Eastern Africa.

    The first regular meeting took place yesterday (Sunday) at the University centre in Kabete, Nairobi. It was addressed by the Association's Chairman Mr. Farouk M, Topan, and by other prominent delegates.

    The Conference has brought together over 100 language experts, teachers, inspectors of language teaching and translators from Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and some from the U.S.A., Britain and Germany. They are submitting papers and discussing language policies, modernisation and standardisation of teaching methods.

    Delegates will also discuss the problems encountered in their fields of study at secondary and university levels; the place of literature in language teaching; the role of the mass media in development; and national literatures.

    Mr. Pio Zirimu of Uganda and Mr. Aseffa Gabre Mariam of the Ethiopian Ministry of Education and Fire Arts followed the Chairman to the rostrum at Sunday's meeting.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACIBT2VVVMNVXV57PWITGOBLEH
    Media URN:
    VLVACIBT2VVVMNVXV57PWITGOBLEH
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/06/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
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    Canister:
    N/A

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