AFRICA: Danger of Swamping

In Lusaka (pop. 45,500), capital of the copper-rich British protectorate of Northern Rhodesia, Tory Colonial Secretary Oliver Lyttelton last week opened a spanking new high school, financed by the British government and built voluntarily by its Negro students. In Lusaka's Government House, whites and blacks mingled at a cocktail party, lining up to pump the visiting minister's hand and to air their grievances.

Such racial amiability, rare in the Rhodesias, was an outward and visible sign of the racial partnership that Britain hopes will one day characterize all British Africa. But it could not disguise the inward spiritual conflict that...

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