• Short Summary

    KENYA'S OPPOSITION LEADERS TODAY (SATURDAY) BOYCOTTED THE FINAL SESSION OF THE LONDON CONSTITUTIONAL TALKS AS THE BRITISH AND KENYAN GOVERNMENT WERE REPORTED TO HAVE AGREED ON ALL MAJOR POINTS FOR KENYA'S INDEPENDENCE ON DECEMBER 12.

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    KENYA'S OPPOSITION LEADERS TODAY (SATURDAY) BOYCOTTED THE FINAL SESSION OF THE LONDON CONSTITUTIONAL TALKS AS THE BRITISH AND KENYAN GOVERNMENT WERE REPORTED TO HAVE AGREED ON ALL MAJOR POINTS FOR KENYA'S INDEPENDENCE ON DECEMBER 12.

    MR.RONALD NGALA, LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION KENYA AFRICAN DEMOCRATIC UNION, WARNED IN LONDON THAT BRITAIN MIGHT HAVE TO USE ARMED FORCE IN KENYA TO UPHOLD "DISHONOURABLE" DECISIONS.HE ADDED: "IN THE INTEREST OF THE MINORITIES IT IS MY VIEW THAT THERE SHOULD BE PARTITION IN KENYA."
    HIS STATEMENTS FOLLOWED A MORNING MEETING WITH MR.DUNCAN SANDYS, THE COLONIAL SECRETARY, WHO ALSO MET THE KENYAN GOVERNMENT DELEGATION LED BY ITS PRIME MINISTER, MR JOMO KENYATTA.

    THE CONFLICT BETWEEN THE TWO KENYAN DELEGATIONS IN LONDON CENTRED ON THE BALANCE OF POWERS BETWEEN THE CENTRAL AND REGIONAL GOVERNMENTS.MR KENYATTA SOUGHT A STRONG CENTRALISED AUTHORITY WHILE MR.NGALA PLEADED FOR GREATER POWER TO THE REGIONS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3CGG0D5G18TCT70YVQCEO2ZUA
    Media URN:
    VLVA3CGG0D5G18TCT70YVQCEO2ZUA
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/10/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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