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    THE KENYA SCHOOL OF LAW IN NAIROBI HAS PRODUCED ITS FIRST GRADUATE, MR JOHN CACHUHI, A 43-YEAR-OLD FATHER OF SEVEN, WAS SWORN IN AS AN ADVOCATE BY THE CHIEF JUSTICE LAST WEEK, AND ON FRIDAY HE WAS AT A SPECIAL PRESENTATION CEREMONY AT THE LAW SCHOOL.

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    NOWROJEE PRESENTING GIFTS GACHUNI ACCEPTING GIFTS.



    NOWROJEE: THERE IS A CASH PRIZE AS WELL, AND ON MY BEHALF I WISH TO PRESENT HIM WITH THE TIE OF THE LAW SOCIETY OF KENYA (APPLAUSE).



    GACHUHI: I ONCE MORE THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR THERE GIFTS, WHICH THE SOCIETY HAS ENTRUSTED TO YOU TOO GIVE ME. I ACCEPT THEM WITH GREAT PLEASURE. IT IS ONLY TOO UNFORTUNATE THAT MY WIFE COULD NOT BE WITH US HERE TODAY TO WITNESS THIS OCCASION, BECAUSE WITHOUT HER HELP I DO NOT THINK THAT I COULD HAVE DONE ALL THAT I HAVE DONE (APPLAUSE).




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    Background: THE KENYA SCHOOL OF LAW IN NAIROBI HAS PRODUCED ITS FIRST GRADUATE, MR JOHN CACHUHI, A 43-YEAR-OLD FATHER OF SEVEN, WAS SWORN IN AS AN ADVOCATE BY THE CHIEF JUSTICE LAST WEEK, AND ON FRIDAY HE WAS AT A SPECIAL PRESENTATION CEREMONY AT THE LAW SCHOOL.

    KENYA'S FIRST LAWYER TO BE BULLY TRAINED AT HOME FOUGHT WITH THE BRITISH DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, AND AGAINST THEM DURING THE KENYA EMERGENCY, WHEN HE WAS A MEMBER OF MAU MAU. HE ENDED UP IN DETENTION, AND THAT'S WHEN HE STARTED HIS STUDIES.

    IT ALL CULMINATED IN THE CEREMONY ON FRIDAY WHEN THE PRESIDENT OF THE LAW SOCIETY OF KENYA, MR. NOWROJEE, PRESENTED MR. GACHUHI WITH GIFTS...

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    Film ID:
    VLVAC4H2W5PMWJN0VJQJDXEKIP76N
    Media URN:
    VLVAC4H2W5PMWJN0VJQJDXEKIP76N
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/03/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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