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Uploaded on Jul 6, 2011
August 1st 1982, Nairobi, Kenya. Attempted coup by elements of the Kenya Air Force resulted in the studios of VOK being occupied and these are some of the announcements broadcast live by the rebel forces. First voice is Senior Private Hezekiah Ochuka, one of the instigators, who subsequently fled to Tanzania in a military plane, was repatriated, and executed on May 17, 1987. Secondly, @ 06:07 University of Nairobi student chairman Titus Andungosi makes his announcement. He died in prison in 1988. This recording was made on cassette radio in Nairobi on August 1st, 1982. The tape was neglected for many years. It was digitized and published in 2011 as a historical record.