Central Africa: Then There Were Two

"Foul!" roared ex-pugilist Sir Roy We-lensky, all 282 Ibs. of him aquiver with rage. "The British government has ratted on us."

What infuriated "Royboy," Prime Minister of the Rhodesias and Nyasaland, was the announcement last week that Britain had decided to permit Nyasaland to secede from his crumbling, nine-year-old federation. Under a black majority headed by Dr. H. Kamuzu Banda (he no longer calls himself Hastings—too British), an urbane onetime London general practitioner, Nyasaland is expected to quit within a year. Northern Rhodesia, whose first black government took over a fortnight ago and...

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