Communists: Ah, Foreign Aid

The Communists have poured out their millions too, trying to win the hearts and minds of Africa. Sometimes, Moscow must wonder whether it is worth all the effort.

>In Bulgaria, 200 African university students on Communist scholarships marched down Sofia's Lenin Boulevard toward the office of Premier Todor Zhivkov to protest government restrictions. Instead of sympathy, they were met by 600 Bulgarian militiamen, who flailed the Africans with clubs and hauled them off to jail. All the students had asked for was permission to maintain an all-Africa Student Union.

Like other Africans in Eastern...

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