FRANCE: Past Kenya

The trim French packet Amiral Pierre anchored for a few hours last week off Mombasa, the Kenya Colony port of British East Africa. From her deck a squat, hawk-nosed man, with a bushy black beard some eight inches long, peered ashore. He was the one-time super-bandit Sultan Abd-el-Krim, de facto sovereign of Morocco until his recent capitulation to French bayonets (TIME, June 7). Before him, last week, lay some 1,500 more miles of steaming on the Amiral Pierre before he reaches Reunion Island, the lonely seat of his life exile.


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