Africa: Disarray in Addis

The militant foes of Rhodesia had hoped to make last week's meeting of the Organization of African Unity a rallying point for tough action against Premier Ian Smith's rebel regime. It did not work out that way. No sooner had the delegates from 36 nations gathered in Addis Ababa's Africa Hall than they fell to squabbling about Ghana's deposed Kwame Nkrumah, an advocate of direct African military action against the Rhodesians. Guinea, Mali, Tanzania and Egypt all stomped out of the conference when it was decided to seat a Ghanaian delegation representing the new Accra government. After that, Algeria, Somalia,...

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