Southern Africa Support Committee News Letter

(Volume 3)
by Southern Africa Support Committee
Pasadena, California, United States
February 1977
16 pages
Type: Newsletter
Coverage in Africa: Angola, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe
Coverage outside Africa: United States, United Kingdom, United Nations
Language: English
The newsletter reports that thousands of people boycotted the buses in the capital of Rhodesia (Zimbabwe). The newsletter reports the most powerful banks in the U.S. - New York City Bank, Morgan Guarantee Trust, Chase Manhattan, and Bank of America - initiated a new loan in 1976 of over $777 million to help bolster the economy of South Africa. The newsletter reports that the Secretary of the African National Council of Zimbabwe opposed giving support to the Patriotic Front of Zimbabwe. The newsletter reports that Tanzania, Angola, Mozambique and Botswana gave full support to the Patriotic Front. The newsletter reports that the Union of Postal Office Workers called a boycott of all mail and telephone calls to South Africa; the National Union of Seamen gave full backing to the action, and the Transportation General Workers Union also said they would refuse to handle certain goods. The newsletter reports that the South West African People's Organization (SWAPO) organized a peaceful march supporting the United Nations supervising the elections in Namibia. • Southern Africa Support Committee • NEWS BRIEFS • SALISBURY BUS BOYCOTT • BANKS TO LOAN MONEY • ANC COUNCIL OPPOSES SUPPORT • BLACK NATIONS GIVE SUPPORT • BRITISH UNIONS BOYCOTT SOUTH AFRICA • BOYCOTT CONTINUES • MORE MINERS KILLED • (AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE) • SWAPO MARCHES IN DISAGREEMENT TO WINDHOEK TALKS • WHAT DOES GOLD MEAN TO SOUTH AFRICA? • What Has Been the Recent Change in the Price of Gold? • Why Protest the Krugerrand, South Africa's Gold Coin? • THE HISTORY OF ZIMBABWE (RHODESIA) • African Cultures • The British South Africa Company • 1922- White Settler Rule • Federation • Unilateral Declaration of Independence (UDI) • American Mercenaries in Rhodesian Army • WHY BOYCOTT DEL MONTE • ANNOUNCEMENTS • DEL MONTE BOYCOTT COMMITTEE • FILM COMMITTEE • CLOTHING DRIVE • BOOKS AVAILABLE
Used by permission of a former member of the Southern Africa Support Committee.
Collection: Carol B. Thompson and Bud Day Papers on Southern Africa, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections