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    PRESIDENT JOMO KENYATTA YESTERDAY (FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 6TH), OFFICIALLY OPENED THE NEW KENYAN PARLIAMENT AT A STATE CEREMONY IN NAIROBI.

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    PRESIDENT JOMO KENYATTA YESTERDAY (FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 6TH), OFFICIALLY OPENED THE NEW KENYAN PARLIAMENT AT A STATE CEREMONY IN NAIROBI.

    PRESIDENT KENYATTA WAS EARLIER SWORN-IN AS A MEMBER BY THE NEW SPEAKER, MR F.M. MATI.

    HE WAS FOLLOWED BY CABINET MINISTERS AND MEMBERS OF THE 170-MEMBER NATIONAL ASSEMBLY ELECTED IN THE ONE-PARTY GENERAL ELECTION TWO MONTHS AGO, THE FIRST SINCE INDEPENDENCE.

    OF THE 170 MEMBERS, ONE-HUNDRED ARE NEW TO THE HOUSE. A STATE PROCESSION PRECEDED THE OPENING, AT WHICH THE PRESIDENT MADE A ONE-HOUR ADDRESS TO MEMBERS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAARY5ZYAJ0K15RTH6PHF0G8FQX
    Media URN:
    VLVAARY5ZYAJ0K15RTH6PHF0G8FQX
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/02/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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