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    KENYA'S AIR FORCE WAS INAUGURATED AT A PARADE IN NAIROBI YESTERDAY (MONDAY) WITH PRIME MINISTER KENYATTA TAKING THE SALUTE.

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    KENYA'S AIR FORCE WAS INAUGURATED AT A PARADE IN NAIROBI YESTERDAY (MONDAY) WITH PRIME MINISTER KENYATTA TAKING THE SALUTE. THE PARADE MARKED THE FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF KENYA'S INTERNAL SELF-GOVERNMENT.

    DURING HE INAUGURATION CEREMONY, MR. KENYATTA SAID HIS AIR FORCE TRAINEES HAD RECEIVED TRAINING IN ISRAEL IN SECRET DURING THE BRITISH RULE. "WE WERE DOING IT UNDERGROUND THEN. BUT TO-DAY WE ARE FREE AND WE CAN DO AS WE WANT." MR. KENYATTA ALSO SAID WITHIN A FEW MONTHS HE WOULD ANNOUNCE THE FORMATION OF KENYA'S NAVY.

    REFERRING TO AID WHICH CHINA AND RUSSIA RECENTLY AGREED TO GIVE HE SAID KENYA WOULD HAVE WITHIN A YEAR FACTORIES, A HOSPITAL AND A TECHNICAL COLLEGE BUILT FOR THE PEOPLE.

    MR. KENYATTA THANKED THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT WHICH HAD GIVEN THE FINAL TRAINING TO THE AIR FORCE MEN, PLACING AT KENYA'S DISPOSAL, PLANES AND INSTRUCTORS.

    KENYA'S AIR FORCE CONSISTS OF NINE FLYING TRAINEES AND 22 TRAINEE GROUND STAFF. AIRMEN ON PARADE WORE R.A.F.-TYPE UNIFORMS. THE PARADE WAS ACCOMPANIED BY A FLY-PAST OF TWO CHIPMUNK TRAINERS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA11HSBGIF9CQVDVQ3MKNSWVKJP
    Media URN:
    VLVA11HSBGIF9CQVDVQ3MKNSWVKJP
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/06/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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