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    THE CO-OPERATIVE COLLEGE OF KENYA WAS OFFICIALLY OPENED IN NAIROBI YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) BY THE MINISTER FOR CO-OPERATIVES AND SOCIAL SERVICES, THE HONOURABLE MR.

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    THE CO-OPERATIVE COLLEGE OF KENYA WAS OFFICIALLY OPENED IN NAIROBI YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) BY THE MINISTER FOR CO-OPERATIVES AND SOCIAL SERVICES, THE HONOURABLE MR. R. G. NGALA, M.P. THE COLLEGE IS PART OF THE NORDIC CO-OPERATIVE AID PROJECT TO KENYA, WHICH STARTED ITS ACTIVITIES IN AUGUST LAST YEAR.

    WORK IN THE COLLEGE HAS ALREADY STARTED WITH CONFERENCES FOR CO-OPERATIVE LEADERS. THE COLLEGE AIMS TO TRAIN THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF PEOPLE POSSIBLE IN SHORT COURSES TO TRY AND OVERCOME THE NEED FOR TRAINED PERSONNEL AND LEADERS IN THE CO-OPERATIVE MOVEMENT IN KENYA.

    THE NORDIC CO-OPERATIVE AID PROJECT WILL COVER THE COST OF RENTING AND EQUIPPING THE COLLEGE, WHILE THE KENYA MINISTRY OF CO-OPERATIVES AND SOCIAL SERVICES PAYS FOR IT. ITS PURPOSE IS TO OFFER ADVANCE CO-OPERATIVE EDUCATION AND TRAINING AT NATIONAL LEVEL, AND IT WILL ALSO SERVE AS HEADQUARTERS FOR CORRESPONDENCE INSTITUTE AND PRODUCTION UNIT FOR EDUCATIONAL AND EXTENSION MATERIAL.

    THE COLLEGE HAS JOINT PRINCIPALS, MR. GEORGE VEIT FROM DENMARK, AND MR. J. A. KIBUE.

    AMONG THE OFFICIAL GUESTS AT THE OPENING CEREMONY WERE THE DANISH SECRETARY OF STATE FOR CULTURAL AFFAIRS (MR. HANS SOLVHOJ) AND THE AMBASSADORS OF NORWAY, SWEDEN AND DENMARK.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABZ5FXYDX63KLLE1L1YOR5CRQK
    Media URN:
    VLVABZ5FXYDX63KLLE1L1YOR5CRQK
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/05/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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