The World: A GUIDE TO THE BLACK FRONT

The 16 states of subequatorial Africa have varying degrees of involvement in the region's gathering racial, political and ideological confrontation. Some, like Rwanda and Burundi, which are both the poorest and most densely populated African countries (total pop. 8,300,000 in an area smaller than West Virginia), are too wrapped up in their own tribal rivalries to pay much attention to tensions elsewhere between blacks and whites. Kenya's Jomo Kenyatta, the grand old man of African liberation, has kept Kenya out of the Rhodesian confrontation, perhaps because of the frustration he experienced while trying...