• Short Summary

    AS PART OF KENYA'S CELEBRATIONS, PRIME MINISTER, JOMO KENYATTA, HAS ANNOUNCE AN AMNESTY FOR ALL MAU MAU MEN WHO HAVE BEEN LIVING IN THE FORESTS SINCE THE EMERGENCY ENDED THREE YEARS AGO.

  • Description

    AS PART OF KENYA'S CELEBRATIONS, PRIME MINISTER, JOMO KENYATTA, HAS ANNOUNCE AN AMNESTY FOR ALL MAU MAU MEN WHO HAVE BEEN LIVING IN THE FORESTS SINCE THE EMERGENCY ENDED THREE YEARS AGO.YESTERDAY (SATURDAY), ONE OF THEIR TOP LEADERS, "FIELD MARSHAL" MWARIAMA AND EIGHT OF HIS MEN, CAME OUT OF THE FOREST FOR A MEETING WITH THE PRIME MINISTER IN HIS HOME.

    ALTHOUGH SUSPICIOUS AT FIRST, THE "FIELD MARSHAL" WAS REASSURED THAT KENYA WAS ON THE VERGE OF INDEPENDENCE, WHEN MR.KENYATTA PRESENTED HIM WITH THE COUNTRY'S NEW FLAG.HE ALSO RECEIVED A NEW SUIT OF CLOTHES AND A PAIR OF NEW BOOTS.

    THE "FIELD MARSHALL" TOLD HIM THAT HE NOW HAD NO ENMITY TOWARDS EUROPEANS, AND HE AGREED TO ACCEPT MR.KENYATTA'S LEADERSHIP.HE WOULD INSTRUCT ALL THE GENERAL SERVING UNDER HIM TO DO LIKEWISE.MR.KENYATTA INVITED HIM TO THE INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATIONS AND IT IS POSSIBLE THAT HE WILL MEET THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH, WHO WILL BE REPRESENTING THE QUEEN, AT NEXT WEEK'S HISTORIC EVENTS.

    LATER "FIELD MARSHAL" MWARIAMA RETURNED TO THE FOREST TO CALL A MEETING.AN ESTIMATED 500 MAU MAU MEN HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO LEAVE THE FORESTS AS FREE MEN ON DECEMBER 16TH.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA658BRCJ1QK7B661N8KWJH8BGQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA658BRCJ1QK7B661N8KWJH8BGQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/12/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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