KENYA: The Old Man Dies at Last

And the struggle to preserve Kenyatta's legacy begins

"What will happen when the Old Man goes?"

From the day in December 1963 when Kenya achieved its independence from Britain, the life of that magnificent East African nation has seemingly revolved around this single question. Last week Jomo Kenyatta, President of Kenya and perhaps the last of the grand old men of the African nationalist movement, died in his sleep at his resthouse on the Kenya coast. On the evidence last week, it appeared that the nation he had founded would be able to carry off that rarest...

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