CENTRAL AFRICA: Being Stupid

Over village after village in Nyasaland last week, planes of the Royal Rhodesian Air Force dropped leaflets with a special message for the women "What will happen," they asked, "when your husband is in prison? Where will you get your cloth when all the money is used to pay fines? Tell your men to stop being stupid." By "being stupid" the government meant joining the nationalist agitation for Nyasaland to secede from the British-inspired Central African Federation.

The week before, the government had arrested and exiled Dr. Hastings Banda, the Pied Piper...

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