Uganda: She Isn't & Doesn't Want To Be an Extension of Europe

Tribesmen clad in leopard skins and ostrich plumes danced to the sound of rawhide drums and blaring trumpets of antelope horn. From a thousand hilltops bonfires burst into flame. In the capital city of Kampala strings of electric lights illumined the facades of churches, mosques and Hindu temples. Thus Uganda this week became the fifth African nation to gain its freedom in a year, and the 28th since 1956. Even informed observers are becoming dazed by the endless roll call of big and little new nations that sound more and more like...

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