Foreign News: RIDING THE CHANGING WINDS

Three remarkable Africans who symbolize to their peoples independence promised or prospective:

Alhaji Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, K.B.E., 47, is Prime Minister of Nigeria, Africa's most populous (35 million) nation, which will get its independence next Oct. 1. His name comes from the little village of Tafawa Balewa in the Northern Region, the huge Moslem half of the country, which dominates Nigerian politics by sheer weight of numbers (19 million). In a region ruled by the emir aristocracy, Abubakar's rise was especially noteworthy, for he was a talakawa, child of a poor commoner....

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