AFRICA: New U. S. A.?

Intelligence from Africa, as reported by TIME'S resident correspondent on the Gold Coast, Henry B. Cole:

"After this war, if I say 'Hello chappie, I'm for the U.S.A.,' don't think I'm referring to New York or don't think my kit is packed for any other part of Uncle Sam's domain.

"By Golly, no! You'd better ask me what I mean. Then I'll tell you I refer to the United States of Africa. Well, don't knock your head off. It's not my idea, anyway. It's General Smuts's.

"Addressing forces of the Union of South Africa recently, whilst on a tour in the East,...