• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT MILTON OBOTE OF UGANDA YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) REPLIED TO A THREAT BY THE DEPOSED KABAKA OF UGANDA TO KILL HIM.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT MILTON OBOTE OF UGANDA YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) REPLIED TO A THREAT BY THE DEPOSED KABAKA OF UGANDA TO KILL HIM. IN AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW, HE DISMISSED THE THREAT AND WENT ON TO SAY THAT THE OUSTED RULER, POPULARLY KNOWN AS KING FREDDIE, WAS NO LONGER 'A FACTOR IN UGANDA POLITICS'. DR OBOTE WAS SPEAKING IN NAIROBI, WHERE HE IS ATTENDING A CONFERENCE OF EAST AFRICAN LEADERS.

    THE DEPOSED KABAKA (KING), SIR EDWARD MUTESA, IS NOW IN BRITAIN. HE FLED TO BURUNDI WHEN HIS PALACE, OUTSIDE KAMPALA, WAS STORMED BY UGANDA GOVERNMENT TROOPS LAST MONTH DURING DISTURBANCES BLAMED NY DR OBOTE ON THE UGANDA RULER.

    SIR EDWARD WHO HAS BEEN ACCUSED OF TREASON, CLAIMS HE WOULD FACE THE DEATH SENTENCE IF HE RETURNED TO UGANDA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA66F2R8UQMTJ0K0F3H2AG60BJT
    Media URN:
    VLVA66F2R8UQMTJ0K0F3H2AG60BJT
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/06/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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