CENTRAL AFRICA: Victory for Partnership

Segregation of blacks and whites into separate states v. "racial partnership" was the issue last week in the first election in Britain's new Central African Federation, which is an amalgam of the Rhodesias and neighboring Nyasaland. Sir Godfrey Huggins' Federal Party took its stand on Cecil Rhodes's dictum, "Equal rights for all civilized men." Hugginsmen believe that a color bar is still necessary in primitive Africa, but gradually they hope to remove it, as the Negroes "come of age." Opposing Huggins are the diehard Confederates. Many of Northern Rhodesia's white copper miners are Boer immigrants who support the segregation...

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