RUANDA-URUNDI: Two Cows in Every Pasture

When one well-to-do Ruandan greets another, he places his hands lightly on his friend's elbows and says: "/ sho, sho, sho, gir inka" (I hope your cows are doing well). The friend replies: "Eeh, eeh" (I hope yours are too).

In Geneva last week, the U.N. Trusteeship Council took up the case of Ruanda-Urundi's 1,000,000 sleek, lyre-horned cattle, which were doing much too well for the good of the land's 3,800,000 people. A report on the Belgian administration of the Central African trust territory had revealed that the cattle were crowding the humans...

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