• Short Summary

    At a brief, but picturesque ceremony this afternoon, President Jomo Kenyatta opened the third session of the East African Legislative Assembly.

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    At a brief, but picturesque ceremony this afternoon, President Jomo Kenyatta opened the third session of the East African Legislative Assembly. Large crowds gathered outside the Kenya Parliament where the opening was to take place, and a guard of honour of the 1st Bat Kenya Rifles, with the band of the Armed Services in attendance. The President inspected the guard of honour before being introduced to leading members of the assembly who were lined up outside the parliament, these included Mr. H.E. Sarwatt, chairman of the EALA, Mr. Raymond Wasiki, Clerk to the Assembly, and Mr. Musa Amalemba, General Manager of East African Airways. The Assembly is due to sit for two weeks and this afternoons ceremony was confined to the official opening.

    (This isn't a strong story, but as I was shipping the Thomson Kenyatta story I thought it may be used as a 'padder')

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9RT5SEFMZXG2O2EMD4I35H7US
    Media URN:
    VLVA9RT5SEFMZXG2O2EMD4I35H7US
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/11/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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