Kenya: The Return of Burning Spear

In dazzling sunlight last week, 30,000 singing, dancing Africans gathered before Nairobi's Ministry of Works. A great roar went up as two solemn men emerged. One was Kenya's British Governor Malcolm MacDonald, resplendent in blue dress uniform. The other, wearing his customary leather jacket and beaded beanie, was burly Jomo ("Burning Spear") Kenyatta, the man who served seven years in jail as the convicted "manager" of the Mau Mau terrorists, and who only three years ago was denounced by the previous governor as "the leader to darkness and death."

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