Africa: Ouster & Death

No doubt about it, Congolese Rebel Leader Christophe Gbenye is steadily gaining friends in the rest of Africa. While his henchmen huddled in Cairo with Algerian and Egyptian officials discussing more aid for the rebellion, Gbenye himself turned up in Uganda with the rulers of three East African republics in tow. Kenya's Jomo Kenyatta, Uganda's Apollo Milton Obote and Tanzania's Julius Nyerere seemed genuinely thrilled to help the Congolese "hero," and Western diplomats sensed a rising tide of anti-Americanism growing from the meeting.

On the Steps. No sooner had Nyerere returned to...

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