• Short Summary

    THE LEADERS OF KENYA, TANGANYIKA, AND UGANDA, MEETING IN NAIROBI YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) ANNOUNCED AT THE END OF THEIR "LITTLE SUMMIT" CONFERENCE, THAT THEY WERE COMMITTED TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN AFRICAN POLITICAL FEDERATION, BEFORE THE END OF THIS YEAR.

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    THE LEADERS OF KENYA, TANGANYIKA, AND UGANDA, MEETING IN NAIROBI YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) ANNOUNCED AT THE END OF THEIR "LITTLE SUMMIT" CONFERENCE, THAT THEY WERE COMMITTED TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN AFRICAN POLITICAL FEDERATION, BEFORE THE END OF THIS YEAR.

    IN CONSEQUENCE THEY DEMANDED THAT KENYA BE GRANTED INDEPENDENCE AT THE EARLIEST POSSIBLE MOMENT.THE MEETING, WHICH WAS ATTENDED BY MR.JOMO KENYATTA, THE KENYA PRIME MINISTER, MR.JULIUS NYERE, PRESIDENT OF TANGANYIKA, AND MR.MILTON OBOTE, PRIME MINISTER OF UGANDA, WAS HELD IN MR.KENYATTA'S OFFICE, AND LASTED JUST OVER TWO HOURS.THE LAST PART OF THE MEETING WAS ALSO ATTENDED BY ABDULLAHI ISSA, THE SOMALI FOREIGN MINISTER, WHO HAD MET MR.KENYATTA ON THE PREVIOUS DAY FOR TALKS ON THE DISPUTE BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES OVER KENYA'S NORTHERN FRONTIER DISTRICT.

    IN THE LENGTHY STATEMENT ISSUED AFTER THE MEETING, THE LEADERS INVITED ZANZIBAR, WHICH WAS NOT REPRESENTED, TO TAKE PART IN THE PLANNED FEDERATION.

    EARLIER IN THE DAY MR.MACDONALD, THE GOVERNOR OF KENYA, HAD WAITED WITH MR.KENYATTA TO MEET MR.OBOTE AT THE AIRPORT.HE WAS ALSO WELCOMED WITH TRADITIONAL AFRICAN DANCING.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABG1SY803TKYSZSD2952N4UN5Q
    Media URN:
    VLVABG1SY803TKYSZSD2952N4UN5Q
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/06/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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