ACAS BULLETIN

(Number 27)
by Association of Concerned Africa Scholars
with A.I. Samatar, Kidane Mengisteab, Abdi Samatar, Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na 'im, Mariam Omar Ali, M.A. Jimaale, James H. Mittelman, Allan D. Cooper
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Spring 1989
53 pages
The newsletter includes a brochure for the book And Still They Dance: Women, War and the Struggle for Change in Mozambique by Stephanie Urdang. The newsletter discusses democracy. post-colonial politics, the Majeerteen, the Somali National Movement (SNM), the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights, the Organization of African Unity (OAU), President Numairy, the Sudanese Socialist Union, the Democratic Unionist Parties, the Muslim Brothers (National Islamic Front), the Umma Party, the Ansar sect, Islamization, the Ogaden war, the Somali Women's Democratic Organization (SWDO), the Center for African and Middle Eastern Studies (CEAMO), the United Nations Council for Namibia, the Cuban Anti-Apartheid Committee, Allan Cooper, Ed Ferguson, Armando Entralgo, Roberto Mackchaser, SWAPO, the Cassinga massacre, the Liberia Action Party (LAP), Stephen Yekeson, President Samuel K. Doe, the United Nations Transitional Assistance Group (UNTAG), the Bush Administration, the Democratic Turnhalle Alliance (DTA), the South African Defence Force (SADF), the Damara Council, Moses Katjiuongua , Transitional Government of National Unity (TGNU), Eben van Zijl, the Namibian Patriotic Front (NPF), the Namibia National Front (NNF), Theo-Ben Gurirab, Sam Nujoma, SADF (South African Defence Force), Hendrik Witbooi, UNITA, the Council of Churches in Namibia, the Ovambo Health Department, the Mariental area, the Caprivi, "Koevoet", NANSO students, Cuito Cuanavale, the South African Air Force, U.N. Resolution 435, Special Representative Martti Ahtisaari, South African Foreign Minister Pik Botha, and the U.N. Council for Namibia. Contents: Note from the Editor • I. The Horn of Africa • Reflections On The Horn of Africa • Failures of the Market and the State In The Horne of Africa: A Commentary • The Nature of the Somali Turmoil • The Right to Self-Determination In The Horn of Africa: Perils and Promises • Somali In Crisis: The Impact On Women • Literature and Politics in the Horn: An Overview • II. News & Resources • U.S. Declares ANC "Terrorists" • Cohen Urges U.S. Companies to Stay in South Africa • South African General Election Set for Sept. 6 • Minorco Ends Bid to Control Gold Fields • Ohio Official Fired After Trip to South Africa • State Department Travel Advisories to Africa • Americans Arrested for Trafficking Rhino Horns • An ACAS Link With Africanists in Cuba • III. Liberian Update • Levi Zangai 'Suspended' From University of Liberia • Association for Constitutional Democracy in Liberia • IV. Namibia Update • The Namibian Election Campaign: What to Expect Before the November Ballot
Used by permission of several co-chairs of the Association of Concerned Africa Scholars.
Collection: Private collection of David Wiley and Christine Root