Kenya: Cooperation?

After seven tense weeks of bickering over a constitution, Kenya's African leaders flew home from London last week hoping to prepare their country for independence in 1963. Through deft compromise, Britain had won African acceptance of its constitutional proposals, and persuaded both major political parties to form a coalition government to rule the colony in the meantime. In the House of Commons, where he acknowledged a rare Opposition tribute to his skill in concluding the long, costly ($756,000 ) conference, Britain's Colonial Secretary Reginald Maudling declared: "We have now be?un the process of cooperation by which alone Kenya's urgent...

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