• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT KENYATTA'S NEW CABINET HAS MET FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE THE FORMER VICE-PRESIDENT, MR.?

  • Description

    PRESIDENT KENYATTA'S NEW CABINET HAS MET FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE THE FORMER VICE-PRESIDENT, MR. OGINGA ODINGA, LED A NUMBER OF RESIGNATIONS FROM THE RULING KENYA AFRICAN NATIONAL UNION.

    MR. ODINGA, ANOTHER MINISTER, AND SEVERAL MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT LOST THEIR PARLIAMENTARY SEATS WHEN THEY RESIGNED FROM THE PARTY. AFTER THE RESIGNATIONS, THE PRESIDENT ACCUSED THEM OF WANTING TO LEAD KENYA INTO ALLIANCE WITH THE EAST.

    IN A STATEMENT ISSUED AFTER THE FIRST MEETING OF THE CABINET, ATTENDED BY FIVE NEW MEMBERS, THE GOVERNMENT SAID THAT THE SOVIET PRESS AND RADIO WERE CONDUCTING "A CAMPAIGN OF SLANDER AND GROSS INTERFERENCE IN KENYAN AFFAIRS."

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6NIWF1EKCJI1TZSF0U1S96SW5
    Media URN:
    VLVA6NIWF1EKCJI1TZSF0U1S96SW5
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/05/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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