14 AUGUST 1964, Page 11


SIR,—In your editorial of August 7 you cast doubts on the ability of the Southern Rhodesia economy to expand sufficiently to enable Africans to enrol in large numbers on the 'A' Roll. The figures I gave for the next ten years related to Africans receiving the equivalent of four years secondary education who, as Mr. Baron conceded, generally earn more than enough to meet the income qualification. If this posi- tion does not persist in future, much of the blame will rest with the African Nationalist leaders who have incited their adherents to disrupt the economy and tried to undermine investors' confidence in Southern

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