• Short Summary

    In Nairobi, Daniel Arap Moi was declared Kenya's second President on Tuesday (10 October). He?

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    In Nairobi, Daniel Arap Moi was declared Kenya's second President on Tuesday (10 October). He succeeds the late President Jomo Kenyatta who died on 22 August. President Moi, a former school-master, has embarked on a campaign to stamp out corruption, nepotism and tribalism. He has also pledged to maintain the basic policies adopted by the late president, which helped Kenya to develop into one of Africa's most stable and prosperous nations. President Moi will be officially sworn in on Saturday (14 October).

    SYNOPSIS: Leaders of the country's only political party, the Kenyan African National Union, KANU -- attended Tuesday 's ceremony. The nomination statement was read by the acting secretary of KANU Robert Matano, while white Kenyan election supervisor, Norman Monthomery, looked on.

    Afterwards, the Attorney General, Charles Njonjo, addressed the waiting crowd.

    Then Kenya's new president took the microphone to lead the cheering...

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    Film ID:
    VLVA409CQB6ZC7J3MRR2GQAJQDMUR
    Media URN:
    VLVA409CQB6ZC7J3MRR2GQAJQDMUR
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/10/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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