• Short Summary

    President Jomo Kenyatta stepped down from his speaker's dias on Tuesday (21 October) to join tribal dancers in Kenyatta Day celebrations in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi
    The celebrations -- held at State House --- are an annual event to mark the anniversary of the President's arrent by the British 23 year ago for his part in the Mau-Mau movement
    The Kenyan leader was joined by the First lady, Mama Bgina Kenyatta in the dance.

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    President Jomo Kenyatta stepped down from his speaker's dias on Tuesday (21 October) to join tribal dancers in Kenyatta Day celebrations in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi
    The celebrations -- held at State House --- are an annual event to mark the anniversary of the President's arrent by the British 23 year ago for his part in the Mau-Mau movement
    The Kenyan leader was joined by the First lady, Mama Bgina Kenyatta in the dance.

    But as thousands of Kenyans turned out to watch the celebrations, opinion was being expressed that the country was going through its worst crisis since independence
    Kenya's weekly newspaper, Target, said this on Sunday (19 October) following the arrests last week of two dissident MPs claimed that the ruling Kenya African National Union (KANU) --- Kenya's only political party --- had been killed. The two men were later detained after they were criticised for being disloyal to the government
    On Kenyatta Day, President Kenyatta told the cheering spectators that political stability was the vital foundation for him an progress and fulfilment in Kenya
    He said that Kenya had maintained democracy and had entrenched the rule of law. Although beset by world inflation and sometimes adverse climatic conditions the living standards of the ordinary people had risen, he said

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6DVS8BOA40H46VBX8RLF8NOAS
    Media URN:
    VLVA6DVS8BOA40H46VBX8RLF8NOAS
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/10/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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