Africa: Sir Roy on the Warpath

"The vicious influence of African nationalism has turned their bone marrow to jelly." That is how Sir Roy Welensky, ex-boxer, ex-train engineer and for five years Federal Prime Minister of the Central African Federation, describes certain "metropolitan countries," presumably including Britain. Reason for Sir Roy's wrath:the situation in Northern Rhodesia, latest on the seemingly endless list of African trouble spots.

Britain's copper-rich protectorate of Northern Rhodesia has a population of 2,394,000, in which the blacks outnumber the whites by 30 to 1 and are threatening revolt unless they get power to match the proportions. Last week Britain bowed...

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