CENTRAL AFRICA: Which Way to Go?

However checkered its career, British colonialism has always had its idealistic side, and the Central African Federation is no exception. Its motto is, "Let us deserve to be great," and its avowed policy is the "partnership" of the races. But last week the Federation was a land emotionally at war with itself, undecided which way to go—forward or back.

Southern Rhodesia, most advanced of the three states in the Federation (it has been self-governing since 1923), likes to boast that, as a result of keeping its black majority firmly in a minority place, there has been no serious racial trouble...

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