kenya

  • Kenya Increases Entry Bond

    A serious obstacle to the entry of refugees has been imposed by a bill just passed by the Legislature which provides that a bond of up to $2,500 may be demanded of an immigrant who is unable to return to the country of origin. The maximum bond required hitherto has been $250. More ▸

  • 28 Refugees Have Started Kenya Training, Commons Told

    The first group of 28 Jewish refugees selected for settlers in Kenya colony already have left Europe to begin their training period in Kenya, Colonial Secretary Malcolm MacDonald told Commons today. He was asked by G. Lathan, labor, to make a statement on the progress of the scheme for Jewish settlement in Kenya recommended by… More ▸

  • Reserving Kenya Land for Refugees Arouses Opposition

    A new Order in Council of the British Government continuing the existing practice of reserving the Kenya Highlands for settlement of Jewish refugees today drew an announcement from the executive of the East African Indian Congress that it planned to resist application of the measure. At Hartal, a day of mourning has been fixed for… More ▸

  • 15 Leave for Kenya to Work on Farms

    Colonial Secretary Malcolm MacDonald sent good wishes for success and happiness in their new home to the first party of 15 refugees leaving today for the British African colony of Kenya under the auspices of the Plough Settlement Association. The members of the party were selected in Germany last September by Colonel Knaggs, London representative… More ▸

  • Britain Proceeds with Kenya Settlement Plan

    Reports that the Kenya Government has decided to close the doors of the colony to Jewish refugees were officially denied in London. It is pointed out that these reports originated from the fact that the Kenya Government had recently tightened the immigration regulations against individual immigrants. This, however, does not mean that the British Government… More ▸

  • Britain Mapping Kenya Settlement Plan for Reich Refugees

    A proposal to settle a certain limited number of Jewish refugees from Germany in the british east African colony of kenya is now under study by the Colonial Office, the Jewish Telegraphic Agency is authoritatively informed. So far the inquiry into the possibilities of such settlement, which is exclusively of an agricultural nature, is still… More ▸

  • Financial Interests Back Settlement of Jews in Kenya

    Important financial interests here were revealed today as in back of the project to settle German and Austrian refugees in Kenya, British colony in East Africa, to which Lord Winterton referred in his closing address at the Evian conference. The weekly journal East Africa and Rhodesia devotes considerable space to a discussion of the plan,… More ▸

  • Settlement in Kenya Considered

    The Nairobi Government has under consideration the question of permitting establishment of Jewish settlements in Kenya colony, Colonial Secretary Malcolm MacDonald advised the House of Commons today. “There can be no question of the mass settlement of Jews in Kenya nor of disturbing land allotted for native occupation,” he added, however, in reply to a… More ▸