Malawi: Heroes or Neros?

It is easy for most black African leaders to complain about apartheid and call for the destruction of the South African and Rhodesian governments that practice it. Malawi's President Hastings Kamuzu Banda is forced to be more pragmatic. Not only is his nation almost surrounded by white-ruled Mozambique, but it depends for its livelihood on the earnings of Malawian workers in the factories and mines of South Africa and Rhodesia. Malawi is the only black African nation that openly refuses to comply with the U.N. economic sanctions against Rhodesia, and last month...

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