Education: Schooling in Africa

If white education awakened black Africa, it mainly awakened a sense of injustice.

Last week something more seemed needed as Africa seethed toward independence (see FOREIGN NEWS). Black men must stand beside white men as physicians, lawyers, engineers—and where will they come from? The average African country is 80% illiterate. Of Africans who begin school, only one out of 100 reaches college. Says Bernard de Bunsen, British principal of Uganda's Makerere College: "We are running a race against time to produce at least a few Africans capable of occupying the key posts they...

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