SOUTHERN AFRICA: The Traveling Ted And Bill Show

The diplomatic act that some journalists in Africa call "the Traveling Ted and Bill Show" hopscotched around the continent last week—from Maputo to Dar es Salaam, Lusaka to Pretoria, Salisbury to Pretoria again, and on to London. Through it all, Britain's Minister of State for Africa Edward Rowlands and U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs William Schaufele wore smiles that occasionally seemed frozen on their faces. "I think we have a measure of agreement," chirped Rowlands. Added Schaufele: "We are clear of all difficulties, and now the end should...