Higher Education for African Natives


ONE of Mr. Ormsby-Gore's first acts on his return to the Colonial Office was the appointment of a representative Commission, under the chairmanship of Earl De La Warr, to make a comprehensive survey of the educational facilities provided in East Africa, to report on the development of its higher educational institutions, and to make detailed proposals for the establishment of a college of university standing for East Africans. The Commission spent from January 11 until February 19 in East Africa, and a few weeks ago presented its report.*

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C., A. Higher Education for African Natives. Nature 140, 781–782 (1937). https://doi.org/10.1038/140781a0

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