Report on a trip to Southern Africa

by Paul Irish, The Africa Fund
New York, New York, United States
September 30, 1980
Publisher: The Africa Fund
11 pages
Report by Paul Irish on his five-week trip to Europe and southern Africa representing ACOA at an international anti-apartheid conference in Geneva; following up Africa Fund projects; meeting with liberation leaders in Mozambique, Lesotho and Zambia; and traveling for two weeks in Zimbabwe. The report discusses sanctions, Gay McDougall, Elizabeth Landis, Timothy Smith, TransAfrica, the UN Commissioner for Namibia, Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR), Romesh Chandra, World Peace Council, United Nations Special Committee Against Apartheid, Space Research Corporation arms sales, illegal sales of Namibian uranium, the upcoming heavyweight boxing match in South Africa, Alfred Nzo, the African National Congress (ANC), Chief Gatsha Buthelezi and his Zulu-based Inkatha movement, End Loans to Southern Africa (ELTSA), Prexy Nesbitt, World Council of Churches, Dumisani Kumalo, SASOL, President Samora Machel, Frelimo, Portuguese settlers, Robert Mugabe, the Patriotic Front, Mozambique National Resistance (MNR), Agostinho Tiago, the Cahora Bassa hydroelectric scheme, agriculture, Edgar Vaz, Francesco Cabo, health, Henny Matos, Motechnica, Congress, William Dupree, Tozamile Botha, Ford Motor Company, the Port Elizabeth Black Civic Organization (Pebco), the Sullivan Principles, Rev. Leon Sullivan, General Motors, back workers, The Africa Fund, SWAPO, the Namibia Institute, Oliver Tambo, Dr. Libertine Amathila, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Mishake Muyongo, ZANU, ZAPU, ZANU (PF), Dr. Herbert Ushewokunze, ZANLA, ZIPRA, Dr. James Mvuti, Comrade Columbus Msikavanha, Jim Seawell, AFSC (American Friends Service Committee), OAU (Organization of African Unity), Morogoro, Oxfam UK, Tirivafi Kangai, Zimbabwe Broadcasting, Bishop Muzorewa, UANC, Joshua Nkomo, Enos Nkala, Edgar Tekere, Mayor Urimbo, Lord Carrington, and Ian Smith. • Mozambique • ZIMBABWE • Health Needs • White Exodus? • Civil War?
Used by permission Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa).
Collection: Private collection of David Wiley and Christine Root