Southern Africa

(Volume 7, Number 1)
by Southern Africa Network-ELCA
with Philip Knutson, Joe Moretti, Joan Gerig (editor), Carol Thompson (layout)
Chicago, Illinois, United States
January-February 1997
12 pages
Type: Newsletter
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Contents: TEARS, FEARS, AND HOPES: Healing the Memories in South Africa • FIRST PERSON ACCOUNT Ten Signs of Hope in South Africa • Amelia's story • SOUTHERN AFRICA NEWS BRIEFS • Rights Undermined in Zambia •New Political Party for South Africa? • Landmines Update • Women and the TRC • GM to Namibia • CCN: Proclaiming God's Grace • Tutu: Work for Debt Relief • Another dam, another way of life; Namibia's Himba threatened • CALENDAR OF ACTION AND REFLECTION • The Consequences of Our Actions • STAY CONNECTED! • NETWORK NOTES • Resources • The newsletter discusses Fr. Michael Lapsley, the Dutch Reformed Church (DRC), the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), Tom Witt, the Center for Global Education, Nelson Mandela, the Commission on Restitution of Land Rights, Mzamo Mathe, the Northern Natal Province Council of Churches, the Bartel Arts Trust (BAT) Centre, the Philani Nutrition Rehabilitation Centre, Khayelitscha, the African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD), Vusa Gounden, the Ecumenical Advice Bureau, Beyers Naude, Wolfram Kistner, the Ecumenical Service for Socio-Economic Transformation, Molefe Tsele, the Tsoga Environmental Resource Centre, the ANC (African National Congress), the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP), the District Six Museum, the Trauma Centre for Victims of Torture and Violence, Augsburg College, Jacques Pauw, Eugene de Kock, the Cruz Vermelha Mocambique (the Mozambican Red Cross), Human Rights Watch/Africa, the Zambia Campaign to Ban Landmines, US Ambassador Madelaine Albright, Senator Patrick Leahy, the UN General Assembly, the Movement for Multiparty Democracy, Frederick Chiluba, Kenneth Kaunda, Bantu Holomisa, FONGA, the 4th International NGO Landmine Conference in Mozambique, UNICEF, the South Mrican Campaign to Ban Landmines, General Motors (GM), the Council of Churches in Namibia (CCN), Bishop Kleopas Dumeni, Rev. Ngeno Nakamhela, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Namibia (ELCIN), Anglican Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, Bud Day, Jesuit Refugee Service, and the Flagstaff City Council.
Used by permission of former members of the Southern Africa Network-ELCA.
Collection: Solveig Kjeseth Southern Africa Collection, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections