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    MR.MALCOLM MACDONALD, THE NEW GOVERNOR OF KENYA, ARRIVED YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) AT NAIROBI AIRPORT.ACCOMPANIED BY HIS?

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    MR.MALCOLM MACDONALD, THE NEW GOVERNOR OF KENYA, ARRIVED YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) AT NAIROBI AIRPORT.ACCOMPANIED BY HIS WIFE, MR.MACDONALD WAS GREETED BY THE DEPUTY GOVERNOR, SIR ERIC GRIFFITH JONES, CHIEFS OF BRITISH FORCES IN KENYA, AND MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL OF MINISTERS.AMONG THE FIRST TO BE INTRODUCED WERE LEADING AFRICAN POLITICIANS MR.JOMO KENYATTA, AND MR.RONALD NGALA.

    A FEW HOURS LATER, MR.MACDONALD POSED FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS IN THE GARDENS OF GOVERNMENT HOUSE, AND THEN LED CORRESPONDENTS INTO THE BALLROOM FOR A PRESS CONFERENCE.IN A PRELIMINARY STATEMENT THE NEW GOVERNOR SAID THAT ONE OF THE MOST IMMEDIATE AND URGENT TASKS WAS TO PRESS AHEAD AS RAPIDLY AS POSSIBLE TO ELECTIONS AND THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A NEW CONSTITUTION FOR INTERNAL SELF-GOVERNMENT.

    LARGE CROWDS GATHERED AT THE LAW COURTS FOR THE COLOURFUL SWEARING-IN CEREMONY.THE CHIEF JUSTICE, WHO PERFORMED THE CEREMONY, ARRIVED IN NAIROBI HOURS AFTER THE NEW GOVERNOR, AND WAS IMMEDIATELY SWORN IN SO THAT HE COULD ADMINISTER THE OATH TO MR.MACDONALD.THE GOVERNOR'S LAST PUBLIC FUNCTION OF THE DAY WAS TO VISIT CITY HALL TO MEET THE MAYOR, AND OTHER MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2VFAW878NQ16113R1EULEH198
    Media URN:
    VLVA2VFAW878NQ16113R1EULEH198
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/01/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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