CURRENT INTELLIGENCE WEEKLY REVIEW

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II (continued) GHANA AND GUINEA TO PORM CONFEDERATION .

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PEOPLES' CONFERENCE

African nationalism will receive another strong psychological boost when representatives of nationalist organisations in both independent and dependent African territories meet in Accrandecember. The priocipal avowed purpose of this nongovernmental All-African Peoples'appears likely to be heavily influenced by extremist nationalist and pro-Communisttolueprintnonviolent" revolution against colonialism anddiscrimination. A

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oatloaalian will receive another strongboost wfasn represents-fives fron national1stla most Independent and dependent African territories

roset in Accra, Ghana's capital,ndecember. This nongovernmentalby Its pronotera as the sixtheries of "pan-African"staged heretofore oot-

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certain to ba appreciably mora lmf lametatory and i' stridently neutralist tbu tu tha meeting of eight independent African xtatoa bald laat April, also under tbe aegis of oaaaa'e ambitions Prim* Hln-latar llkrwal).

Invitations to tba masting havs baao extended to nilorganizations with tha aim of assemblingdelegatesuch groups. elegates, dram fresi astoaga sad organisations out-slds Africa, sad "observers,'* have alao been Invited, mppar-satly ao lsvltatloa vent to say Communist party, trade union, or alnllar organization in any Communist country, but bida may

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Rkrunah indicatedsr that the conference mouldblueprint" to guide the "Struggle for Independence" In the dependent territories.

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"Gbaadl-llke tactics andfor tbe African nonviolent revolution" agslast colonialism, racialism, and tribalism.

Other proposed topics of discussion Include: theof Afrleaas laterritories for land,equality, andof tbe UV Buman Rlghta Declaration; tba problemsby "existing artificialnd theor federation" ofAfrican states. Delegates from dependent areas reportedly mill be urged to adopt aroslstsaoeincluding economictoward tbe colonial powers.

The nongovernmentalof tha eoafsremce sad the fact that tbe great majority of tbe participants mill represent movements still struggling to throw off colonial rule will play Into the hands of nationalist and pro-Communist extremists at tbe meeting, furthermore, many prominent aodarate nationalists from places like Blgsrla, Preach Seat Africa, and Liberia will probably not attend, partly to avoid Identification with what they believe will be minority position*. Haalr'm OAR, on the other hand, appears to bea strong delegation, and the Cairo-based Afro-Asian Solidarity Secretariat baa announced plans toive-member delegation, Including nationals of tbe USSB and Communist Cblna.

Moscow, which hasrequested invitations for two Soviet observers, hss already begun to exploit ths conferenceackdrop for its regular propaganda attacks against leat-arn "Imperialism,1

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