• Short Summary

    A LIGHT GREY "MERCEDES-BENZ" CAR, COSTING GBP1,730, WAS PRESENTED TO THE 90-YEAR-OLD STEP-FATHER OF JOMO KENYATTA AT A CEREMONY AT GATUNDU, KENYA, AUG 9.

  • Description

    A LIGHT GREY "MERCEDES-BENZ" CAR, COSTING GBP1,730, WAS PRESENTED TO THE 90-YEAR-OLD STEP-FATHER OF JOMO KENYATTA AT A CEREMONY AT GATUNDU, KENYA, AUG 9. THE CAR IS FOR THE USE OF JOMO KENYATTA, THE FORMER MAU MAU LEADER, DUE TO BE RELEASED FROM DETENTION WITHIN THE NEXT FEW DAYS.

    THE CAR WAS HANDED OVER OUTSIDE KENYATTA'S NEW HOME. TI WAS BOUGHT BY THE PEOPLE OF THE CENTRAL PROVINCE WITH FUNDS COLLECTED BY BRANCHES OF THE KENYA AFRICAN NATIONAL UNION. THE CAR KEYS WERE GIVEN TO KENYATTA'S AILING STEP-FATHER BY DR. MUNGAI NJOROGI, A MEMBER OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.

    MEANWHILE, THE CAR AWAITS ITS NEW OWNER ... IN THE MUD OUTSIDE THE HOUSE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA61YVC6LBNL4UZ36I0MIGJ6SIY
    Media URN:
    VLVA61YVC6LBNL4UZ36I0MIGJ6SIY
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/08/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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