LEGISLATIVE ACTION RELATING TO ANGOLA AND SOUTHERN AFRICA

by Angola Solidarity Committee
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
March 19, 1976
1 page
Type: Report
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
The report describes the status of several bills in Congress on the following topics: a requirement of specific Congressional authorization for any overt aid to any faction in Angola, a request for $18 million in military aid to Zaire, and efforts to repeal the Byrd Amendment that created a loophole in sanctions against Rhodesia allowing imports of chrome. It also provides brief updates about recruitment of mercenaries for Angola in the United States and a request by the Fluor Corporation for $225 million in Export-Import Bank credits to finance part of an operation to convert coal into oil in South Africa.
Collection: Alan Zaslavsky Africa Collection, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections