• Short Summary

    THE PRESIDENT OF UGANDA, DR. MILTON OBOTE, HAS BECOME A GODFATHER DURING A THREE-DAY VISIT?

  • Description

    THE PRESIDENT OF UGANDA, DR. MILTON OBOTE, HAS BECOME A GODFATHER DURING A THREE-DAY VISIT TO KENYA. IN A CEREMONY AT THE ALL SAINTS CATHEDRAL IN NAIROBI, ON SATURDAY (30 NOVEMBER) HE BECAME GODFATHER OF THE SON OF THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF KENYA, MR. KITILI MWENDWA.

    THE SEVEN-MONTH OLD MALUKI KITILI MWENDWA WAS BAPTISED BY THE VERY REVEREND RAYMOND HARRIES WHO COMES FROM WALES, BUT WHO HAS BEEN IN KENYA FOR A NUMBER OF YEARS.

    A CONGREGATION OF HUNDREDS FILLED THE CATHEDRAL - AMONG THEM DIPLOMATS, CABINET MINISTERS AND OTHER LEADING KENYA DIGNITARIES.

    ON ARRIVAL, PRESIDENT OBOTE WAS GREETED BY MR. MWENDWA, WHO, AT 38, IS REPORTED TO BE ONE OF THE YOUNGEST CHIEF JUSTICES IN THE WORLD. HE TOOK OFFICE IN JUNE THIS YEAR.

    MR. AND MRS. MWENDWA HAVE ONE OTHER CHILD - A GIRL AGED THREE.

    DR. OBOTE WAS ACCOMPANIED BY HIS WIFE DURING THE CEREMONY WHICH LASTED NEARLY AN HOUR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8QGFG6R5FY8YX4OFEZ42ZJ1V8
    Media URN:
    VLVA8QGFG6R5FY8YX4OFEZ42ZJ1V8
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/12/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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