• Short Summary

    ONE OF THE FIRST ACTIONS OF THE INDEPENDENT KENYA GOVERNMENT HAS BEEN TO CREATE AN OFFICIAL KENYA NEWS AGENCY (KNA).

  • Description

    ONE OF THE FIRST ACTIONS OF THE INDEPENDENT KENYA GOVERNMENT HAS BEEN TO CREATE AN OFFICIAL KENYA NEWS AGENCY (KNA).

    MATERIAL FROM THIS, FROM THE BRITISH OWNED REUTER'S NEWS AGENCY, AND FROM TASS, THE OFFICIAL RUSSIAN NEWS AGENCY, NOW FORM THE BASIS OF THE KENYA BROADCASTING CORPORATION'S WORLD NEWS BULLETINS, INSTEAD OF THOSE FORMERLY USED WHICH CAME FROM THE BRITISH BROADCASTING CORPORATION (BBC).

    THE REUTER AND TASS SERVICES ARE BEING RECEIVED IN THE GOVERNMENT INFORMATION WHERE RADIO-TELEPRINTER EQUIPMENT, RECEIVED FROM RUSSIA AND CZECHOSLOVAKIA JUST BEFORE INDEPENDENCE.HAS BEEN INSTALLED.

    A RUSSIAN TECHNICIAN HEADS A TEAM OF FOUR AFRICANS, TRAINED IN PRAGUE, IN THE TELEPRINTER ROOM.

    KENYA TELEVISION SERVICE (K.B.C.) HAS TWO NEWSCASTS EACH EVENING; ONE IN SWAHILI WITH HEADLINES NEWS IN HINDUSTANI AS WELL, AND ONE IN ENGLISH.(MUCH OF ITS OVERSEAS FILM COMES FROM THE B.C.I.N.A.NEWSFILM SERVICE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3QNR2DFI8IIGX5PWNUW098S0B
    Media URN:
    VLVA3QNR2DFI8IIGX5PWNUW098S0B
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/12/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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