Foreign News: FACING THE WINDS OF CHANGE

Three men of widely differing temperament, views and backgrounds stand out in the white communities of eastern and southern Africa facing the onward rush of black nationalism.

Michael Blundell, 53, bluff, Yorkshire-born farmer, is the closest thing to a liberal leader in Kenya today. Thirty-five years ago, he turned down the chance of a legal career in England after school (Wellington), and with £100 and a shotgun made his way to Kenya to work as a farmer. Today Blundell's 1,200 acres of asparagus, pyrethrum and dairy-cattle land, in the lovely Subukia hills about 70 miles northwest of Nairobi, are so prosperous that...

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