The scramble for Mau Mau proceeds

PHOTO | JOSEPH KANYI Mau Mau freedom fighters follow proceedings during a press conference in Nyeri recently. The group is asking the government to arrest people circulating letters seeking their signature for their compensation.

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  • The recent ruling by a UK court and the revelation that the British are ready to settle matters out of court have set off a vicious struggle by groups claiming to represent the veterans

A scramble for the huge amounts of money expected to be paid to Mau Mau fighters by the British Government in compensation has begun among organisations claiming to represent the veterans.

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