• Short Summary

    AFRICAN SOLDIERS ON PARADE... IN HONOUR OF TANGANYIKA'S MINISTER OF DEFENCE AND EXTERNAL AFFAIRS, MR.?

  • Description

    AFRICAN SOLDIERS ON PARADE... IN HONOUR OF TANGANYIKA'S MINISTER OF DEFENCE AND EXTERNAL AFFAIRS, MR. OSCAR KAMBONA, WHEN HE VISITED THE EAST AFRICAN MILITARY TRAINING SCHOOL AT LANET, NEAR NAKURU, KENYA, ON SATURDAY.

    UNDERGOING SPECIAL TRAINING AT THE SCHOOL ARE 20 MEN FROM THE TANGANYIKA RIFLES AND 20 MEN FROM THE UGANDA RIFLES AS WELL AS 70 MEN FROM THE KING'S AFRICAN RIFLES.

    THE TANGANYIKAN CABINET MINISTER WAS ACCOMPANIED BY GENERAL SIR RICHARD GOODWIN, THE GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING EAST AFRICA. MR. KAMBONA, WHO SPOKE WITH A NUMBER OF SOLDIERS DURING HIS VISIT TO THE SCHOOL, SAID THAT TANGANYIKA INTENDED EXPANDING HER DEFENCE FORCES TO AUGMENT THE POLICE FORCE IN MAINTAINING LAW AND ORDER. HE ALSO PAID TRIBUTE TO THE BRITISH OFFICERS WHO WERE TRAINING THE SOLDIERS FROM THE THREE EAST AFRICAN COUNTRIES.

    DURING HIS STAY IN KENYA, MR. KAMBONA WAS DUE TO MEET LEADERS OF THE TWO MAIN POLITICAL PARTIES, THE KENYA AFRICAN DEMOCRATIC UNION (KADU) AND THE KENYA AFRICAN NATIONAL UNION (KANU).

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7COMMGIGJYMDB95EGNTEAL0BC
    Media URN:
    VLVA7COMMGIGJYMDB95EGNTEAL0BC
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/04/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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