Afro-Asia: Mishmash at Moshi

It was billed as the third Afro-Asian People's Solidarity Conference. But discord turned out to be solidarity's dominant theme when the 400 delegates and observers gathered at Moshi, a hamlet on the coffee slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro.

Setting the tone of the affair was reluctant Host Julius Nyerere, President of Tanganyika, who had not wanted the meeting held in his country in the first place. To the Communists and their pals, he warned that Africa and Asia are imperiled by a "second scramble" of colonization, led this time by Communist powers, "who are committing the same crime as the capitalists before."...

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