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    PRIME MINISTER JOMO KENYATTA YESTERDAY (MONDAY) CARRIED OUT THE FIRST OFFICIAL ENGAGEMENT IN HIS NEW OFFICE WHEN HE MET GUINEA'S SEKOU TOURE AT NAIROBI AIRPORT.

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    PRIME MINISTER JOMO KENYATTA YESTERDAY (MONDAY) CARRIED OUT THE FIRST OFFICIAL ENGAGEMENT IN HIS NEW OFFICE WHEN HE MET GUINEA'S SEKOU TOURE AT NAIROBI AIRPORT.

    THE PRESIDENT WAS PASSING THROUGH AFTER HIS STATE VISIT TO PRESIDENT JULIUS NYERERE OF TANGANYIKA, AND AS HE CAME DOWN THE AIRCRAFT STEPS TO BE GREETED BY MR.KENYATTA, A LARGE CROWD OF KANU SUPPORTERS WELCOMED HIS ARRIVAL WITH SINGING AND DANCING.

    IN A SPEECH TO THE CROWD, PRESIDENT SEKOU TOURE COMMENDED ONE-PARY RULE."I URGE YOU TO SUPPORT ONE POLITICAL PARTY AND ONE POLITICAL LEADER." HE ALSO PAID A WARM TRIBUTE TO MR.KENYATTA WHOM HE DESCRIBED AS "NOT ONLY KENYA'S LEADER, BUT A LEADER OF ALL AFRICA WHO HAS DONE MORE THAN ANYBODY ELSE TO LIBERATE THE CONTINENT."
    AT A PRESS CONFERENCE, THE PRESIDENT TOLD REPORTERS THAT HE WOULD MAKE EVERY ENDEAVOUR TO RETURN TO KENYA FOR THE INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATIONS, AND AFTER AN HOUR CHATTING WITH MR.KENYATTA AND HIS PRINCIPAL ASSISTANTS, HE LEFT FOR HOME.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACGU8JUD5S515HBF5SM7JOXP1R
    Media URN:
    VLVACGU8JUD5S515HBF5SM7JOXP1R
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/06/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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