• Short Summary

    South Africa's Prime Minister John Vorster arrived in Zomba, capital of Malawi, (May 19) for two days of talks with President Kamuzu Banda.

  • Description

    1.
    MV INT Banda greets Vorster in drawing room of State House
    0.05

    2.
    MV Banda greets Mrs. Vorster -- both men move to seats
    0.14

    3.
    SV Both men take seats
    0.21

    4.
    SCU Banda PAN TO Vorster
    0.25

    5.
    MV The two men
    0.29

    6.
    GV Aircraft taxiing at Lilongwe airport
    0.32

    7.
    MV The Vorsters off aircraft -- greeted by Kumbwela.
    0.46

    8.
    MV Party moves along (2 shots)
    0.54

    9.
    SV Line of League of Malawi woman sing PAN TO Vorster watching.
    0.59

    10.
    GV Party moves to cars
    1.02

    11.
    SV Car away from airport
    1.08

    12.
    GV TRAVEL SHOT ALONG road.
    1.12

    13.
    LV Car arrives at functional building
    1.15

    14.
    CU INT TILT ON Model of building to layout chart on wall.
    1.22

    15.
    SV Mr. Richards addressing PAN TO Vorster & others listening
    1.28

    16.
    SV Listeners PAN TO Richards
    1.33

    17.
    GV Richards addressing.
    1.38



    Initials BB/V/JF/BB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: South Africa's Prime Minister John Vorster arrived in Zomba, capital of Malawi, (May 19) for two days of talks with President Kamuzu Banda. This is Mr. Vorster's first visit to an independent Black African State. The topics of the Banda/Vorster talks were kept secret.

    According to a report in South Africa's Nationalist Party Newspaper, Die Beeld, Dr. Carel de Wet, South Africa's Minister for Health and Mines said the new international airport being built at Lilongwe (where 6 million Sterling is being loaned by South Africa to build a new Malawi capital) could become South Africa's most forward springboard against "Communist dangers."
    Former Malawi Foreign Minister, Kanyama Chiume described Dr. Banda's invitation to Mr. Vorster as "A dastardly act". He also appealed to African Nations to remove Dr. Banda from the Organisation of African Unity. Mr. Chiume, Secretary General of the Pan African Democratic Party, which opposes Dr. Banda, has been exiled since he was sacked from the Malawi Cabinet in May, 1964.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAD5O84AXKF5W3DWA23LSHB93IT
    Media URN:
    VLVAD5O84AXKF5W3DWA23LSHB93IT
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/05/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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