AFRICA: News

From the town of Agona Duakwa on the Gold Coast, Liberian Correspondent Henry B. Cole last week reported the following news of Africa:

> "In Nigeria, one Mark Dike, a semi-educated African with a pouchy jaw, was sentenced to ten months' imprisonment and six lashes for forging the names of two prominent African chiefs in a sensational letter addressed to Herr Adolf Hitler, in which he applied for bombs to 'bomb the English people.' "

> "Last month the pro-Nazi Vichy Government in French Mandated Togoland (part of Dahomey) called a conclave with all the native potentates, including prominent...

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