Africa-U.N. Bulletin

(No. 5)
by American Committee on Africa
New York, New York, United States
March 13, 1957
6 pages
The newsletter reports General Assembly passed a resolution introduced by Haiti whereby the General Assembly would draw the attention of Britain as Administering Authority and of the Trusteeship Council to the views expressed by Julius Nyerere, president of the Tanganyika African National Union, who appeared before the Committee to ask that steps be taken toward self-government; the United States joined other administering and colonial powers in opposing the resolution. The newsletter reports the Fourth Committee, by a vote of 38-13 (11 abstentions), adopted a resolution recommending that the administering powers of the British and French Cameroons, French Togoland, Tanganyika, and Ruanda-Urundi take the necessary measures to ensure self-government for these trust territories at the earliest possible date. Contents: The Algerian Situation: A Successful Compromise • Ethiopian-Somali Boundary Disputes: Continued Negotiations Urged • Information from Non-Self-Governing Territories: Fourth Committee Reversed • Tanganyika Trust Territory: Development as Self-Governing African State • French Cameroons: Recommendations of the Fourth Committee • Resolution To Hasten Self-Government for Trust Territories
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