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ITN Roving Report: Swaziland

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Report on the British territory of Swaziland which has a basic capital town and people living a traditional way of life in their villages. However if they were to achieve total independence there is enough mineral wealth to make the country econo...

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Reporter:Nigel Ryan
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Native warriors holding knobkerries and hide shie...

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Native warriors holding knobkerries and hide shields chanting and moving SOT

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GRAPHIC Map British protectorate Swaziland and location inside borders of South Africa

Reporter to camera

Round mud huts with straw roofs in village
Warriors along past camera
General views of Swazi...

GRAPHIC Map British protectorate Swaziland and location inside borders of South Africa

Reporter to camera

Round mud huts with straw roofs in village
Warriors along past camera
General views of Swazi natives in village, some past reed fences, some close ups of women's faces and children
Two of the daughters and one of the sons of the Chief
Various of warriors
Ryan talking to spokesman for Swazi National Council (not heard)

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Spokesman for Swazi National Council interview SOT...

Spokesman for Swazi National Council interview SOT

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River flowing downstream in rocky landscape
Trees and houses on hillside
Hilly countryside
Tree-covered hillside with mountain range beyond
Village huts
Women working with hoes in crop field
Woman wor...

River flowing downstream in rocky landscape
Trees and houses on hillside
Hilly countryside
Tree-covered hillside with mountain range beyond
Village huts
Women working with hoes in crop field
Woman working land with baby in sling on her back
Woman along with baby in sling then walking along and in village past traditional huts
General views of Swazi traditional beehive huts

Mbabane:
General views streets in the capital and people walking around including one woman walking towards as knitting
Fish sign in fish and chip shop window
Portuguese restaurant
Facade of grocer's shop
General view park and town

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Reporter to camera

General view of disused gold mine
Piles of rocks
Man shovelling rock and dirt along in gold workings hut
Pistons moving up and down during rock crushing process
Machinery turning a...

Reporter to camera

General view of disused gold mine
Piles of rocks
Man shovelling rock and dirt along in gold workings hut
Pistons moving up and down during rock crushing process
Machinery turning as fragments along washing conveyor covered with corduroy which catches gold particles in the ridges

Havelock Asbestos Mine:
Container full of rocks pulled along tracks by rope
Container pulled up ramp and rocks tipped out into hopper
General views asbestos mine and small town where the mine workers live
Rocks falling down from workings above and into pit

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Various of worker wearing beret sorting through asbestos fibres by hand
Sacks of asbestos piled up by factory workers
Sacks loaded onto trailers

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Small electric engine pulling trailers loaded with sacks of asbestos

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Warehouse filled with sacks of asbestos as some put onto carrier on overhead rope conveyor which takes it over the hills to destinations 28 miles away

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Bomvu Ridge:
Grassy land in foreground with mountain of iron ore in background, slopes of mountain
Man hitting rock with hammer to split it in two and reveal band of ore
Trench and fence along border...

Bomvu Ridge:
Grassy land in foreground with mountain of iron ore in background, slopes of mountain
Man hitting rock with hammer to split it in two and reveal band of ore
Trench and fence along border with South Africa

GRAPHIC map showing Swaziland and position of the Iron Mountain and proposed rail link with Lourenco Marques in East Africa

Heavy plant vehicle raising dust as along dirt track
Man positioning long piece of wood during survey work
Surveyor with theodolite
Railway bridge under construction
Corrugated iron with 'Bridge No 17' painted on
Bulldozer on excavated land

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General views of mature manmade forests
General views piles of timber stacked at pulp mill built with British money
General views of pulp mill

British mill owner (?) interview SOT
- Talks about apart...

General views of mature manmade forests
General views piles of timber stacked at pulp mill built with British money
General views of pulp mill

British mill owner (?) interview SOT
- Talks about apartheid and talks about future for Swaziland / talks about possible links with South Africa and the politics involved

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General views of river and new irrigation system
Man expaining to Ryan as they look at water flowing down manmade channels (not heard)
Rice in paddy field
Water pouring out of irrigation feeder and tr...

General views of river and new irrigation system
Man expaining to Ryan as they look at water flowing down manmade channels (not heard)
Rice in paddy field
Water pouring out of irrigation feeder and trickling along to water orange grove
Trees and oranges on trees
General views scenes of poverty in shanty town and inhabitants including children
Children cooking on oil drum stove
Two children with skipping rope

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Nationalist leader talking to Ryan (not heard)

Nationalist leader interview SOT
- About political programme - independence within next three years / On possibility of federating with South Africa / ...

Nationalist leader talking to Ryan (not heard)

Nationalist leader interview SOT
- About political programme - independence within next three years / On possibility of federating with South Africa / British Government has not done enough or been sincere or progressive

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Swazi Government Official with family dressed in Western clothes and living in European type house

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Children out of house and waving goodbye to their father about to get into VW Beetle car

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Swazi Government Official with family dressed in Western clothes and living in European type house

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Children out of house and waving goodbye to their father about to get into VW Beetle car

Two members of the Democratic Party interview SOT
- On African natonalism / there is still friction between races encouraged by Europeans for their own benefit / white man must integrate into the local community

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British-trained Swazi Police in uniform with guns over their shoulders on parade as officer marching and shouting instructions SOT
British Commissioner'ss residence

British Commissioner interview SOT...

British-trained Swazi Police in uniform with guns over their shoulders on parade as officer marching and shouting instructions SOT
British Commissioner'ss residence

British Commissioner interview SOT
- On what Britain is doing to ensure the future prosperity of Swaziland

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Young Swazi children at school singing traditional song and doing...

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Young Swazi children at school singing traditional song and doing accompanying movements, some sitting on grass, some on school verandah SOT

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