CENTRAL AFRICA: Phobes and Thiles

On the banks of the Zambesi River in Central Africa. Britain is trying to build a strong new dominion, rich in metals and farmlands, and able to protect itself from the black nationalism of the Gold Coast and the white nationalism of South Africa. Last week, barely half a year since the House of Commons gave the ambitious project its blessing, the Central African Federation was jarred by racial unrest among black man, Boer and Briton. 69,000 Boers. Sir Godfrey Huggins, 70, the wiry little surgeon who first conceived the notion of...

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