ZIMBABWE RHODESIA: Triumphant Return of an Exile

But anger and accusations mar the election campaign

It's a tragedy that we had to fight.

But, having fought, let us now say: 'It is all over.' " Those conciliatory words were spoken by Joshua Nkomo after he emerged from a green and white Zambia Airways jet onto the tarmac of Salisbury airport. The bulky, silver-haired black nationalist leader had returned to Rhodesia, after more than three years of exile, to begin campaigning for next month's independence elections. Because of a flurry of death threats, security at the airport was extremely heavy: grim...

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