Simpson Victor Mtambanengwe of ZANU

Simpson Victor Mtambanengwe of ZANU

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by UN Photo by Y. Nagata
Lusaka, Zambia
April 19, 1972
Type: Photograph
Coverage in Africa: Zimbabwe, Zambia
Coverage outside Africa: United Nations
Language: English
Simpson Victor Mtambanengwe, Secretary of Political Affairs of the Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU) making a statement to the United Nations Special Committee of 24 on decolonization. The Special Committee of 24 left New York on April 3, 1972 for a series of meetings in Africa in which it gave priority to the hearing of petitions from and to the questions of Southern Rhodesia, Namibia and the African Territories under Portuguese administration. The meetings were held in Conakry, Guinea from April 10-13; in Lusaka, Zambia from April 17-21; and in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from April 25-28. [Note: sometimes the name is spelled Simpson Victor Mutambanengwe.]
Collection: Southern Africa Committee photo archive