UGANDA: Jangled Nerves & Ankle Bells

It has been a nervous time for strapping, 6-ft. Sir Andrew Benjamin Cohen, British governor in Uganda. During all the long months when his Queen was proceeding on her majestic, globe-girdling tour of Britain's dominions, native unrest in Sir Andrew's own bailiwick had mounted steadily. Uganda's blacks were still bitterly resentful of Cohen's exile of their own tribal ruler, the Kabaka (TIME, Dec. 14, 1953). Mau Mau terrorism had spread through the jungles from Kenya right into Uganda's teeming chief city Kampala, where many a white resident found a dead dog or cat crucified on his doorway in grim...

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