• Short Summary

    Miss. Jeni Kenyatta, daughter of President Jomo Kenyatta of Kenya, was married in Nairobi, the?

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    1.
    GV PAN DOWN EXTERIOR St Andrew's Church
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    2.
    LV INTERIOR Couple at altar
    0.19

    3.
    CU & SV Photographers take pix as newlyweds pose in doorway (3 shots)
    0.43

    4.
    SV Couple having rose-petals thrown over them. (4 shots)
    1.07

    5.
    SCU President Kenyatta & wife congratulate couple
    1.28

    6.
    CU Newsmen photograph couple leaving by car (2 shots)
    1.44



    Initials ESP/1925 ESP/1939



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Miss. Jeni Kenyatta, daughter of President Jomo Kenyatta of Kenya, was married in Nairobi, the country's capital, on Saturday (January 27). The groom was Mr. Udi Gecaga, a young Nairobi business executive.

    The bride was one of four children of the President and his fourth wife, Mrs. Ngina Kenyatta. Another of their daughters, Miss. Margaret Kenyatta, is Nairobi's Mayor.

    SYNOPSIS: The city centre of Nairobi, in Kenya, was strictly controlled by traffic police on Saturday to prevent congestion as hundreds of guests gathered at the church of Saint Andrew for the wedding of Miss. Jeni Kenyatta, daughter of President Jomo Kenyatta, She married Mr. Udi Mareke Gecaga, a young Nairobi business executive.

    Cabinet ministers, legislators and diplomats were among the guests who completely filled the church. They later joined President and Mrs. Kenyatta at a reception given by the groom's parents at their home in an exclusive Nairobi suburb.

    The bride was one of four children of the President and his fourth wife, Mrs. Ngina Kenyatta - affectionately known throughout Kenya as 'Mama Ngina'. Another of their daughters, Miss. Margaret Kenyatta, is Mayor of Nairobi.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABJTKAL545TG25214XHBAP14JU
    Media URN:
    VLVABJTKAL545TG25214XHBAP14JU
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/01/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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