Africa: Week of History

Continents, like men, seem to slow up with age. But not Africa, which seems to be intent on cramming decades of history into the space of months. Not all its news is of racial hate, tribal fury and bitter rivalries.

Last week in Algeria the F.L.N. rebels and France took a giant step closer to the end of 6½ years of wasting war. In Kenya white men voted peacefully alongside their African servants and Africans in the countryside to elect a new legislature certain to be dominated by blacks. In Rhodesia's faltering Central African Federation, where white settlers had even talked...

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