AFSC's Southern Africa Program Bulletin

(Issue number 1)
by American Friends Service Committee
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
January 1980
2 pages
Type: Newsletter
Coverage in Africa: Mozambique, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Tanzania
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
The newsletter reports that during the next two months of transition to self-government in Southern Rhodesia, Lyle and Flo Tatum, Bill Sutherland, and Jim and Pat Seawell will monitor the situation and see what can be done to relieve people’s suffering. Paul and Andy Epstein, AFSC-sponsored health workers in Beira, Mozambique, reported many wounded people came to their hospital in early December from Tronga camp with bones shattered by fragmentation bombs. The newsletter reports that in refugee settlements in Dar es Salaam and Morogoro, Tanzania, two South African nurses are treating hundreds of their fellow refugees under auspices of the African National Congress (ANC) of South Africa. AFSC' s Chicago office was the site for a 3-day November gathering of U.S. activists and South African exiles who refused to serve in South Africa's military sponsored by the South African Military Refugee Aid Fund (SAMRAF). The newsletter reports on the activities of Jerry Herman. • AFSC Team to Southern Rhodesia • Bill Sutherland • Fragmentation Bombs Hit Refugee Camp • AFSC Material Aid Continues • Refugee Nurses Supported • Portland Conference on Southern Africa • Basic Medical Text a "Real Hit" in Mozambique • Chris Coleman • U, S. Friends Report on South Africa Visit • Quaker United Nations Office at Work • Conference on War Resistance in South Africa • Black Colleges • Tatums Attend Southern Africa Yearly Meeting
Used by permission of American Friends Service Committee.
Collection: Alan Zaslavsky Africa Collection, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections