Rhodesian Black Nationalist leader Bishop Abel Muzorewa announced on Wednesday (24 August) that he has dissolved both the central committee and the national executive of the United African National Council which he leads.
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MUZOREWA: "The time has come for the UANC to build up a dynamic team; to lead the masses into Zimbabwe. In building this team I shall seek full consultations with the masses of the UANC. As a first step in this consultative process I'm on Saturday, the 27th or August, calling an inter-provincial consultative meeting. Meanwhile, I've appointed an interim committee to assist me in the running of the party. We don't mind, you know, if you support a certain individual (..indistinct) to me. If I go to your question, right.
You were saying that if people....(indistinct). We're all in the struggle. We're in the process of ... (indistinct that struggle. And I think it must be known to you, sir, that in a revolution you get people, some rejected by revolution some change and even go to the enemy and line with him. And people group somewhere there. But the mainstream of revolution goes on. And this is what is happening."
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Background: Rhodesian Black Nationalist leader Bishop Abel Muzorewa announced on Wednesday (24 August) that he has dissolved both the central committee and the national executive of the United African National Council which he leads.
SYNOPSIS: Bishop Muzorewa made the announcement on his return to Salisbury, the Rhodesian capital, from London, U.K. Dissention within his faction has led in the past month to the resignation of seven members of his national executive.