BAOBAB NOTES

(Volume 6 Number 3)
by Mozambique Solidarity Office
with Chris King, Robert McLuhan, Prexy Nesbitt (editor), Janet MacLean (editor), Carol Thompson (editor), Heeten Kalan (editor), Jenny Dahlstein (editor)
Chicago, Illinois, United States
June/July/August/September 1997
12 pages
Contents: South African Winds of Change Continue to Blow by Heeten Kalan • US Policy Toward Southern Africa • Africa Advocates Challenge Denver Summit: CBC and NGO’s Say African Must Have Voice in Economic Policymaking • Oxfam Responds to US Africa Initiative • US Investment Fund Set Up • FY 98 Foreign Assistance Bills May Ignore Africa • From the Editors….. • The Clinton Administration Should Stop Savambi Now by Prexy Nesbitt • Review of African Political Economy • Angola • Increased UNITA Attacks Fuel Fears of Renewed War • UNITA Isolated as Mobutu Flees Congo • Sealing the Border with Congo • Fighting Prelude to Big Clash Over Diamonds • Angolans Accused in Congo-Brazzaville Violence • New Arms for UNITA • Coca Cola for Angola • Book Reviews by Robert McLuhan, Africa Book Center • The Destruction of Nation: United States' Policy Toward Angola Since 1945 by George Wright • Angola: Promises and Lies by Karl Maier • Democratic Republic of the Congo • Mobutu is Buried in Exile • Congo's Civil Society Meets • Annan Explains Congo Reluctance, Calls for Regional Strategy • UNHCR Suspends Congo-Kinshasa Operations • International Campaign to Ban Landmines • New British Government Bans Mines • OAU Works Toward Banning Mines • UNITA Remining • Clinton Under Pressure to Support Landmine Ban • US to Oslo in Bad Faith • Landmine Conclave Urges Global Ban • US Rejects Pact to Ban Landmines • Women in Southern Africa • Women Intensify Efforts to Gain Political Power • International Tribunal in Rwanda Includes Charges of Rape • South Africa: Women and Violence • Region Under Pressure to Review Discriminatory Laws • Nigeria • US Conference of Mayors calls for US Action Against Nigerian Dictatorship • St. Louis Committee Supports Ogoni Struggle by Chris King, St. Louis Support Committee for the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) • Ogoni 20 Detained Without Trial • Sierra Club Calls for Action Week - September 15-19 • South Africa • Draft Law to Ban Mercenaries is Finally Published • Lapsley's Attackers Identified • Mandela Balks at Involvement in East Timor • Mozambique • What the Executioners of Yesterday are Doing Today… • "Breach and Beast" Resort Planned for Mozambique • US Soldiers Arrive for Training
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