BAOBAB NOTES

(Volume 6 Number 2)
by Mozambique Solidarity Office
with Carole J.L. Collins, Steve Askin, Stomi Kato-Diaz, Heeten Kalan, Jenny Dahlstein, Sessy Nyman, Prexy Nesbitt (editor), Janet MacLean (editor), Carol Thomson (editor)
Chicago, Illinois, United States
March/April/May 1997
12 pages
Type: Newsletter
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Contents: Endgame in Zaire by Carole J.L. Collins and Steve Askin • Zaire • Human Rights Watch Calls for Refugee Protection • UNITA active in Zaire • Reports of Other Angolan Involvement • Serb Mercenaries Linked to Atrocities • Life in "Free Congo" • Mobuto Sese Seko • Angola • UN Twists UNITA's Arm • UNITA Takes Up Positions in Parliament and Government • Unity Government Installed • Jonas Savimbi Absent Despite Special Status • Demonization of Excess troops • UNITA Troops at Large • Threatened Zaire Regime Rearming UNITA • Angola's Most Valuable Resource (Its Children) Need Support • Diamond Target • Nigeria • Nobel laureate Among 16 Democracy Leaders Charged With Treason • Flawed Elections Raise Doubts About Democracy Transition Timetable • Journalist Arrested as Press Assault Continues • Pro-democracy Groups Merge to Fight Abacha • WCC Report Documents Oppression of Nigeria's Ogoni People • Crimes of Shell • Shell Oil Under Renewed Attach at London Annual General Meeting • Cities Pass Sanctions Against Nigeria • Women in Southern Africa • Meeting Call for Implementation of Gender Plan of Action • South African Women Organize to Build Houses • Maternal Mortality: Shrouded in a Conspiracy of Silence • Mozambique • President Rallies Against Election Boycott • Chissano Calls for Management and Protection of Water • Calls to Avoid Land Privatization • The Rozell R. Nesbitt Educational Fund • South Africa • Book Review, Every Secret Thing: My Family, My Country by Gillian Slovo • SACBL Urges Hillary and Chelsea Clinton to Lobby US to Ban Landmines • Dumisani Kumalo Takes Key Post in South African Foreign Ministry • Mandela and DeKlerk warn of SA Fault Lines • Racism Still on Reading List for SA Children • U.S. Policy Toward Southern Africa • State Legislators Discuss Africa Policy • Imani Countess Leaves WOA/APIC
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