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    MR. JOMO KENYATTA, ONCE CONVICTED AS A LEADER OF THE MAU-MAU TERRORIST ORGANIZATION, AND NOW?

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    MR. JOMO KENYATTA, ONCE CONVICTED AS A LEADER OF THE MAU-MAU TERRORIST ORGANIZATION, AND NOW LEADER OF THE KENYA AFRICAN NATIONAL UNION, WAS SWORN IN APRIL 10, AS KENYA'S MINISTER OF STATE IN THE NEW COALITION GOVERNMENT WITH RESPONSIBILITY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL AFFAIRS (IN LIAISON WITH THE GOVERNOR'S OFFICE) AND FOR ECONOMIC PLANNING.

    HE WAS COLLECTED FROM GOVERNMENT HOUSE AFTER THE CEREMONY BY HIS NEW PERMANENT SECRETARY, MR. L.D.BARON - ONCE A DISTRICT OFFICER IN THE KIKUYU DISTRICT OF NYERI DURING THE MAU-MAU EMERGENCY. WITH MR. KENYATTA WERE MR. SAGINI, THE NEW EDUCATIONAL MINISTER, AND HIS PERSONAL SECRETARY, MR. ONEKO. FORM GOVERNMENT HOUSE THEY DROVE TO MR. KENYATTA'S NEW OFFICE AT THE TREASURY OFFICE, WHERE HE WAS INTRODUCED TO HIS STAFF.

    THE COALITION GOVERNMENT, CHARGED AT THE LONDON CONFERENCE WITH AGREEING ON A NEW CONSTITUTION BEFORE KENYA BECOMES INDEPENDENT, CONSISTS OF SIX PORTFOLIOS FOR KANU, AND ASSOCIATES, AND SEVEN FOR THE KENYA AFRICAN DEMOCRATIC UNION AND ASSOCIATE PARTIES. MR. KENYATTA AND MR. RONALD NGALA, LEADER OF KADU, WILL HAVE EQUAL STATUS. THERE WILL BE NO CHIEF MINISTER OR ITS EQUIVALENT. THE GOVERNOR WILL PRESIDE OVER THE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL. TWO OFFICIAL MINISTERS WILL REMAIN IN CHARGE OF DEFENCE AND LEGAL AFFAIRS (COMBINED WITH THE OFFICE OF ATTORNEY- GENERAL.)

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    Film ID:
    VLVALIQO37JJ1V0NC7QB2HZ97F2P
    Media URN:
    VLVALIQO37JJ1V0NC7QB2HZ97F2P
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/04/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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