South Africa: Something for the Xhosa

If Prime Minister Hendrik Verwoerd has his way, most of South Africa's 11,000,000 Bantu (native blacks) one day will live in their own Bantustans—eight big isolated reserves in regions safely separate from the white cities. There the stark concept of total apartheid will get its first test—if the plan ever comes off. Almost no one except Verwoerd's determined Afrikaner followers thinks it will, for the cost of development would be enormous, not to mention the reluctance of the black millions to remain forever in underdeveloped enclaves.

Nevertheless, Verwoerd last week announced "self-government"...

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