ECSA Bulletin

by Episcopal Churchpeople for a Free Southern Africa
New York, New York, United States
August 20, 1986
10 pages
The newsletter reprints newspaper articles including: "Moves by Botha Telegraph Pullback From Compromise" by Allister Sparks, "CIA chief visited SA to plan Unita arms - diplomat" by Arthur Gavshon, "President's News Conference on Foreign and Domestic Issues", "Minister accuses NECC of plotting revolt" by Pat Sidley, “"People's schools' go on-despite troops" by Sefako Nyala, "Secret plan to bust the rent boycotts", "Death of a Strongman" by Allister Sparks, "The bloodshed on the other side of the razor's edge" by David Beresford, and "I had to strip, says Bishop's affidavit" by Sefako Nyaka. The newsletter discusses the National Party, President Pieter W. Botha, P.W. Botha, Ronald Reagan, the African National Congress (ANC), sanctions, Congress, constitutional amendments, reform, Andre du Toit, the Afrikaans University of Stellenbosch, the Eminent Persons Group, the Commonwealth, apartheid, Afrikaner Resistance Movement, Frederik van Zyl Slabbert, Nelson Mandela, Hermann Giliomee, Defense Minister Magnus Malan, Law and Order Minister Louis le Grange, Foreign Minister R.F. (Pik) Botha, Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, William Casey, the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Chester Crocker, Jonas Savimbi, Zaire, Stinger antiaircraft missiles, Gatsha Buthelezi, Desmond Tutu, and the South African Communist Party (SACP). Parliament, Carl von Hirschberg, political detainees, Foreign Secretary Godfrey Howe, diplomat Robert C. Frasure, the House of Commons, U.S. weapons, UNITA, Zaire, Mukamba Kadiata Nzemba, Jonas Savimbi, Africa policy, Desmond Tutu, Chief Gatsha Buthelezi, African nationalists, the Sullivan Principles, American companies, Minister of Education and Development Aid Gerrit Viljoen, the National Education Crisis Committee (NECC), emergency regulations, black schoolchildren, Rev. Molefe Tsele, the Education and Training Act, the Public Safety Act, the Department of Education and Training (DET), Security Force members, TRASCO (Transvaal Student Congress), SRCs (Student Representative Councils), the South African Police (SAP), the South African Defence Force (SADF), the Joint Management Councils (JMCs), the State Security Council, the National Security Management System, the Lekoa Town Council, businessmen, employers, the UDF (United Democratic Front), civic associations, Soweto, KwaNdebele, the death of Piet Ntuli, armed Mbokhoto vigilantes, Chief Minister Simon Skosana, Chief Cornelius Mahlangu, James Skosana, Peter Skosana, homelands (Bantustans), Casspirs, Walter Sisulu, Oliver Tambo, the black liberation struggle, Steve Biko, Eastern Cape Province, the Amachaka, townships, security guards, Bishop Mfaniseni Ndandwe, Klerksdorp Prison, Reverend Simon Masopha, Reverend Motsiri Mosai, Reverend Petrus Kolisamg, naked, detention, the Internal Security Act, and Lieutenant James Stols.
Used by permission of former board members of the Episcopal Churchpeople for a Free Southern Africa.
Collection: Elizabeth S. Landis collection, National Archives of Namibia