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    SOME OF EAST AFRICA'S LEADING POLITICAL FIGURES MET IN KAMPALA ON FRIDAY.GRADUATION DAY AT MAKERERE?

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    SOME OF EAST AFRICA'S LEADING POLITICAL FIGURES MET IN KAMPALA ON FRIDAY.GRADUATION DAY AT MAKERERE UNIVERSITY BROUGHT TOGETHER PRESIDENT NYERERE, PRESIDENT JOMO KENYATTA, DR.OBOTE AND DR.KAUNDA.

    IN HIS SPEECH TO THE GATHERED UNDERGRADUATES, PRESIDENT KENYATTA A ASSERTED THAT AFRICA WILL NOT BE DRIVEN BY THE IDEOLOGIES OF FOREIGN POWERS.HE WAS DESCRIBING TO HIS AUDIENCE HOW AS EACH NATIONAL WAS BORN IN AFRICA, "IT BECOMES A PAWN OR A TARGET IN THE COLD WAR."
    HE ADDED:
    "AND IN THOSE NATIONS THAT ARE UNRESPONSIVE, THE EXPERIENCE HAS BEEN THAT CERTAIN ELEMENTS WILL GO TO ANY LENGTHS OF SUBVERSION TO BRING A GOVERNMENT AND PEOPLE INTO THEIR IDEOLOGICAL OR UNDER THEIR STRATEGIC COMMAND.

    "WE DO NOT WISH TO BE INFLUENCED AND WE WILL NOT BE DRIVEN BY THE IDEOLOGIES OF FOREIGN POWERS.WE ARE SEEKING TO FASHION AN AFRICAN IMAGE TO BRING ABOUT A RAPID IMPROVEMENT IN THE LIVING STANDARDS OF OUR PEOPLE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACE1WDEVO5TRG2ENIDU0KLRF1
    Media URN:
    VLVACE1WDEVO5TRG2ENIDU0KLRF1
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/03/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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