The World: Apartheid: Cracks in the Fa

ONE of the swingingest bars in Pretoria these days is in the Boulevard Hotel, which is home to diplomatic and technical delegates from black African nations. White Pretorians go there simply to meet blacks—something that they would not have dared to do even a year ago. Even more startling, Pretoria's hostesses now consider it a social must to have at least one black man at a party; as a result, the only resident black ambassador, Malawi's sherry-sipping, highly professional Joe Kachingwe, is being run ragged. Kachingwe's six-year-old daughter Chipo recently became the first...

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