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