KENYA: Bwana Tom Goes to Court

In their earnest efforts to hold on to Kenya—and to establish some sort of permanent peace between the races—the British have run into two kinds of obstacles. Once it was the Mau Mau terrorists; now it is a new kind of impatient black nationalism led by an aggressive 27-year-old labor leader named Tom Mboya. who wants nothing less than to set up in Kenya the same sort of black republic that Kwame Nkrumah runs in Ghana.

A Luo tribesman who spent a year at Ruskin College, Oxford, Mboya has become increasingly strident in...

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