ANGOLA: Preparing the People

After 500 years of colonialism, the future has never looked brighter, at least in some respects, for Angola. The guerrilla war that raged sporadically for 13 years in Portugal's biggest (480,000 sq. mi.) and richest African colony has virtually ended. The territory's exports (principally oil, coffee, diamonds and iron ore) amounted to $764 million last year and will exceed $1 billion in 1974. Within a year there will be a referendum that will probably lead to full independence. Yet in the two months since the military coup in Lisbon, Angola's nearly...

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