BAOBAB NOTES

(Volume 4 Number 3/4)
by Mozambique Solidarity Office
with Association of European Parliamentarians for Southern Africa, Africa Policy Information Center
Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts
December 1995
20 pages
Type: Newsletter
Coverage outside Africa: United States, Europe
Language: English
Contents: Editorial: South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission • Mbeki visits Maputo, Concern over coup rumors • Mozambique enters the Commonwealth • Mozambique leads antimine campaign • Namibian Hereros seek payment • Mozambique/South Africa • Editorial: Southern Africa Report Challenged on coverage • SA breaks its promise to Saharawis • Mozambique leads with women • IMF & Mozambique reach accord • SA Workers get a Parliamentary voice • Gays in the military • Mozambique Peace Process Bulletin - Dec. '95 • Dual Administration continues • Island part of deal with right-wing US businessman Blanchard • US Embassy bans US journalist • Angola Peace Monitor - Vol. II, Issue 3, 11/30/95 • Troop confinement begins • Government to give green light to NGOs • President dos Santos invited to meet President Clinton • Peace grows in Cabinda despite clashes • Namibia supports demining • Mine awareness • UNAVEM landing school • US personnel under attack • Angola independence celebrated • Angola • Arms rotation • Foes in Angola at odds over diamonds • Recent report on Angolan refugees in Mahiba camp, Zambia • All-clear given for Angola landmine clean-up • Landmines Revisited • SA fails to support outright mine ban • 'Smart' landmines? • Local elections in South Africa • First post-apartheid local elections in South Africa • What has changed since South Africa’s 1994 elections? • Former Defense Minister Indicted • SAN & Western Cape elections • McDonalds beaten in SA • Angola: Country Profile • Women in South Africa • Rural folk suffer worst health conditions • Violence Against Women in SA • Gender, economics and budgets: Integrated Policy Planning • Third Force • Caprivi 200 and the litany of terror • Mystery witness protected overseas • US-South Africa links • Report on Action against Strategic Minerals Corp. and meeting with William Beattie, President of Stratcor, 19 November 1995 • South Africa • President tames the Afrikaner 'tiger' • SA/Nigeria-tense moments • Toxic waste inquiry collapses • US Grantmaking in Southern Africa • Southern Africa • EU back boers' trek to Mozambique • Mine Safety Bill passed • Gore visits South Africa • Bafokeng challenge mining house • Blurbs & Quotes • Tutu to head Truth and Reconciliation Commission • For my people… • Ken Saro-Wiwa's words: • Too late! • No second term • Appointed: • Alarming statistics • Pre-emptive strikes • HIV and the law • Children and conflict in Africa • Books of Interest • Heart of Whiteness: Afrikaners Face Black Rule In The New South Africa • Special Offer-A must for all interested in Southern Africa, Apatheid's Contras: An Inquiry into the roots of war in Angola and Mozambique by William Minter • Thank you! • Holiday Gifts for your activist friends: Malangatana T-shirts! • Truth Commission • Tutu named head Truth and Reconciliation Commission • Names of the others on the Commission • COSATU celebrates 10 years
Used by permission of Prexy Nesbitt, former staff member of Mozambique Solidarity Office.
Collection: Kathleen Sheldon Southern Africa Collection, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections