KENYA: Turning Tide

The Kenya Colony's leading political figure, big, bluff Michael Blundell, told Britain's Colonial Office in London last week that the Mau Mau have been losing ground ever since last April when Britain gave Kenya's blacks a bigger voice in local government. Loyal Kikuyu, bravely standing out against the terrorists in their tribe, have done much to turn the tide. Mau Mau are now surrendering to local authorities at the rate of 25 a week as opposed to a scanty two a week, six months ago. The 6,000-odd Mau Mau gangsters still at large, said Blundell, are mostly without effective...

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