Africa: Whites Wanted

South Africa's whites are in dire danger of being swamped by sheer numbers. Today, the 3,000,000 "Europeans" are outnumbered by almost 13 million blacks, colored half-castes and Asians. By the year 2000, the surplus of nonwhites will be at least 14 million. Frightened by this prospect. Prime Minister Hendrik Verwoerd is sending recruiting agents all over Europe to correct the imbalance by immigration.

In a rash of newspaper ads and lecture tours, white South Africans are putting forth their country's inducements: job opportunities, a sunny climate, a bountiful subsidy to help pay...

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