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Harambee Africa

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Producer:
Hugh Steadman Williams
Director:
Hugh Steadman Williams
Cast:
Cast of Harambee Africa

Content’s description:
Film opens with the cast of the Musical Show Harambee Africa helping to build a hospital and a road in the spirit of Harambee which means pull together Africa. The show was first produced at the MRA conference “Aim for Africa” demonstration held at Kenyatta College near Nairobi. Opening of the conference and footage of Conrad Hunte Vice Captain of the West Indies Cricket team speaking and leading the sports program. The cast of the MRA African Musical Harambee Africa perform for Kenyan Prime Minister Jomo Kenyatta who commissioned the cast to take the musical show to other African countries. The film shows the cast performing in Khartoum Sudan for the Government and the El Mahdi with receptions and state occasions. The visit of the cast to Ethiopia and being received by Haile Selassie with shots of the arrival with a full grown Lion at the door of the plane His Imperial Majesties mascot. The cast is given a special place of honour when the government welcomes the French President on a state visit. They return to Kenya other shots of Jomo Kenyatta.

Production’s date: 1965

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