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    Miss Margaret Kenyatta, the eldest daughter of President Jomo Kenyatta of Kenya, was installed as the city of Nairobi's first woman mayor on Tuesday (4 August).

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    GV EXT Nairobi City Hall
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    2.
    SV INT Margaret Kenyatta enters council chamber.
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    3.
    SV Margaret Kenyatta being installed as Mayor
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    4.
    SV Officials look on
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    SV Margaret Kenyatta takes oath then signs documents (3 shots)
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    SV Margaret Kenyatta taking chair to preside is Mayor (2 shots)
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    SV PAN Councillors in room with Margaret Kenyatta.
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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Miss Margaret Kenyatta, the eldest daughter of President Jomo Kenyatta of Kenya, was installed as the city of Nairobi's first woman mayor on Tuesday (4 August).

    At the traditional ceremony at Nairobi's City Hall, Miss Kenyatta took the oath of office. The President's daughter, a spinster, has been active in politics for many years and has previously held the post of Deputy-Mayor in the City's administration. After being sworn into the office Miss Kenyatta signed the documents confirming her position. Tuesday's ceremony formally confirmed the election and enables her to take over from retiring Mayor, Isaac Lugonza. Mr. Lugonza is now a member of the Kenyan Parliament.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADI1EHMB2CG7ILUX4DQTXNH3T0
    Media URN:
    VLVADI1EHMB2CG7ILUX4DQTXNH3T0
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/08/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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