• Short Summary

    KENYATTA DAY CELEBRATIONS, COINCIDING WITH THOSE IN NAIROBI, WERE HELD IN LONDON TODAY AT THE KENYA HIGH COMMISSION.

  • Description

    KENYATTA DAY CELEBRATIONS, COINCIDING WITH THOSE IN NAIROBI, WERE HELD IN LONDON TODAY AT THE KENYA HIGH COMMISSION. AMONG THE GUESTS WERE A NUMBER OF AFRICAN AND BRITISH DIPLOMATS.

    TODAY WAS PRESIDENT KENYATTA'S 76TH BIRTHDAY AND THE 15TH ANNIVERSARY OF HIS ARREST BY BRITISH AUTHORITIES AS LEADER OF KENYA'S INDEPENDENCE MOVEMENT.

    THE LONDON CELEBRATIONS WERE ATTENDED BY DIPLOMATIC REPRESENTATIVES OF AFRICAN COUNTRIES INCLUDING LESOTHO CONGO, LIBYA AND THE CAMEROUN. COMMONWEALTH REPRESENTATIVES INCLUDED CEYLON AND CYPRUS. THE SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE COMMONWEALTH SECRETARIAT, MR. ARNOLD SMITH, AND THE VICE MARSHAL OF THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS, MR. A. L. MAYALL, WERE ALSO THERE.

    BRITISH DIPLOMATIC REPRESENTATIVES INCLUDES THE FORMER MINISTER OF STATE AT THE COMMONWEALTH RELATIONS OFFICE (NOW MINISTER FOR SOCIAL SECURITY), MRS. JUDITH HART, THE FORMER MINISTER FOR OVERSEAS DEVELOPMENT, MR. ARTHUR BOTTOMLEY, THE SOLICITOR-GENERAL, SIR DINGLE FOOT, AND A FOREMOST AFRICAN DIPLOMATIST, SIR EDWIN CHAPMAN-ANDREVS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1HR8PF84ZWNGFGQCWELLYNEP6
    Media URN:
    VLVA1HR8PF84ZWNGFGQCWELLYNEP6
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/10/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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