African Questions in the United Nations
white rule in africa, a staple topic in recent sessions of United Nations bodies, will again occupy the attention of the General Assembly and the Security Council this autumn as Afro-Asian nations increase pressure on the great powers for drastic action against Portugal and South Africa. Portugal, now fighting nationalist rebels in Angola and in Portuguese Guinea, is the last of Europe's colonial powers refusing to recognize the right of the people of its territories to self-determination and independence. South Africa continues to implement its policy of apartheid, or total separation of the republic's white and colored populations. Almost continuous attack in the United Nations has had little effect to date on the policies of either country.