• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT KAMUZU BANDA, OF MALAWI, WAS WELCOMED BY KENYA'S PRESIDENT JOMO KENYATTA WHEN HE ARRIVED IN NAIROBI YESTERDAY AFTERNOON (TUESDAY) TO ATTEND THE NAIROBI AGRICULTURAL SHOW.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT KAMUZU BANDA, OF MALAWI, WAS WELCOMED BY KENYA'S PRESIDENT JOMO KENYATTA WHEN HE ARRIVED IN NAIROBI YESTERDAY AFTERNOON (TUESDAY) TO ATTEND THE NAIROBI AGRICULTURAL SHOW. THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE, INCLUDING TRADITIONAL DANCERS AND SCHOOLCHILDREN, PACKED AIRPORT LOUNGES AND OBSERVATION PLATFORMS TO WELCOME THE MALAWI LEADER.

    DR. BANDA REVIEWED A GUARD-OF-HONOUR MOUNTED BY A DETACHMENT OF THE KENYAN ARMY.

    THE MALAWI PRESIDENT IS THE GUEST OF HONOUR AT THIS YEAR'S AGRICULTURAL SHOW, WHICH OPENED OFFICIALLY YESTERDAY. DR BANDA WILL ADDRESS THE SHOW TODAY (WEDNESDAY).

    KENYAN NEWSPAPERS, WHICH HAVE BEEN CARRYING EDITORIALS ON MALAWI AND HER GEOGRAPHICAL PROBLEM OF ENSURING LINKS TO THE SEA, GAVE PROMINENCE TO PRESIDENT KENYATTA'S WARNING ON MONDAY (25 SEPT) AGAINST DEMONSTRATIONS.

    THE PRESIDENT HAD SAID HE KNEW OF PEOPLE WHO WERE PLANNING TO CREATE DISTURBANCES WHEN DR BANDA ARRIVED AND ANY DEMONSTRATOR WOULD BE CRUSHED WITHOUT MERCY BY THE GOVERNMENT.

    ACCOMPANYING DR BANDA ARE FOUR MALAWI MINISTERS. HE AND HIS PARTY WERE WELCOMED AT THE AIRPORT BY THE ENTIRE KENYAN CABINET AND HEAD OF DIPLOMATIC MISSIONS TO NAIROBI.

    WITH THE INTRODUCTIONS COMPLETED THE TWO PRESIDENT LED A MOTORCADE FROM THE AIRPORT TO NAIROBI EIGHT MILES (12 KM) AWAY, AND THROUGHOUT THE LENGTH OF THE ROUTE, THEY WERE CHEERED BY SCHOOLCHILDREN WAVING KENYAN AND MALAWI FLAGS.

    THE OFFICIAL PROGRAMME OF THE FOUR-DAY VISIT INCLUDES A TRIP TO CENTRAL KENYA ON FRIDAY (29 SEPT), AND ONE NIGHT AT THE TREETOPS TO WATCH WILD LIFE. DR. BANDA RETURNS TO BLANTYRE ON SATURDAY (30 SEPT).

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    Film ID:
    VLVA69MZUL5SXCBMI2BGJ0VJ5YNB
    Media URN:
    VLVA69MZUL5SXCBMI2BGJ0VJ5YNB
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/09/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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