Africa: Devil's Advocates

What were those noises emanating from the upper right-hand corner of Africa last week? To the aligned, non-African ear, they sounded suspiciously like selfcriticism. The chiefs of state, gathered in Cairo for the second annual summit of the Organization of African Unity, laid their doubts on the line in a manner that would have done credit to a convention of devil's advocates.

Timely Reference. Most forthright was chunky, acerbic Philibert Tsiranana, rightist President of the Malagasy Republic (formerly Madagascar). "All I hear," he told his uneasy listeners, "is blah, blah, blah....

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