• Short Summary

    President Idi Amin was present at the graduation ceremony for students at Uganda's Makerere University in Kampala on Tuesday (October 8) when over 300 students were handed their degrees.

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    President Idi Amin was present at the graduation ceremony for students at Uganda's Makerere University in Kampala on Tuesday (October 8) when over 300 students were handed their degrees.

    President Amin, who is Chancellor of the University, was welcomed onto the campus by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor A. Wandira before walking in procession to the lawns where the graduation ceremony took place.

    Diplomas and degrees in education, arts, science and medicine were among those presented to the students, who then heard President Amin congratulate them all on their diligence and final success.

    SYNOPSIS: Makerere University, Kampala... and it's graduation day for over 300 students. Having completed their studies, they walk in procession to the university lawns, where they will be given their degrees and diplomas.

    Members of the University Faculty took their places to await the arrival of the President of Uganda, President Idi Amin. He is Chancellor of Makerere University... and also, on this special day, an honoured guest.

    Degrees in education, arts, sciences and medicine were among those presented to the students, who heard their President congratulate them all on their diligence and the success of their studies.

    Accompanying the president at the ceremony were Ugandan religious leaders, judges, heads of diplomatic missions and government ministers.

    Thus, in the presence of the Ugandan leader and President, Makerere University and its students completed a proud day with music.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABOUT3W7YMA7KP8U88YNXNA8HH
    Media URN:
    VLVABOUT3W7YMA7KP8U88YNXNA8HH
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/10/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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