M.A.C.S.A News

(Number 63)
by Madison Area Committee on Southern Africa
with Clarence Kailin
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
April 1977
8 pages
The newsletter advertises a series of events including a talk "Underdevelopment in Africa" by Prof. Colin Lays; "New Light on Center African Religious Structures" by Prof. Terence Ranger; "Social Banditry in Zimbabwe and Mozambique" by Prof. Allen Isaacman; "Health Care in the Continent of Africa, the Confrontation States, and South Africa" by Dr. Geo. Lythcott; and "Modernization Means More Dependence on Women: The Ghanaian Example" by Lois Wein. The newsletter reports the Dane County Board is still considering adoption of the resolution passed by the Madison City Council in early November to discourage the patronage of companies that do business in South Africa. The newsletter advertises a series of events at Edgewood College featuring Dr. Dan Kunene and the film Last Grave at Dimbaza. It includes excerpts of an interview of Joshua Nkomo, co-leader of the Patriotic Front and President of the Zimbabwe African People's Union (ZAPU). It also reports on the visit to Madison by Bill Southerland, Southern Africa Representative of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC). The newsletter discusses King Leopold of Belgium, Dennis Brutus, Moise Tshombe, General Spinola, Mobutu, FNLA, MPLA, the People’s Revolutionary Party (PRP), the Congo National Liberation Front (FLNC), Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU), Bishop Abel Muzorewa, the African National Council, The Right Rev. Colin O'Brien, Roman Catholic Bishop Donal Lamont, Transkei, the Selous Scouts, Edward Kazembe, and ZIPA. Contents: COMING EVENTS • MACSA NEEDS SOMEONE FOR RESEARCH • Is Southern Africa Dane County's Business? • U.S. OUT OF SOUTH AFRICA--NOW! • Human Rights Week at Edgewood College • CONGO--ZAIRE: A LONG HISTORY OF WESTERN INTERVENTION. FLASH-POINT FOR A NEW WAR • Nkomo: FREEDOM IS CLOSE • BRIEF NOTES ON AFRICA TODAY • CHURCH AID SOUGHT FOR NAMIBIA • RHODESIAN CLERIC DEPORTED • FROM SHARPEVILLE TO SOWETO • APARTHEID BY ANY OTHER NAME • THE BANTUSTAN "INDEPENDENCE" HOAX • THE KISSINGER SHUTTLE IN RHODESIA • OFFICIAL GOVERNMENT TERROR CONTINUES • BILL SUTHERLAND IN MADISON
Used by permission of David Wiley and William Minter, former members of Madison Area Committee on Southern Africa.
Collection: William Minter Southern Africa Papers