ACAS Bulletin

(Number 29)
by Association of Concerned Africa Scholars
with Elizabeth S. Landis, Allan D. Cooper
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Winter 1990
42 pages
Contents: Note from the Editor • I. Namibia • The Namibian Election: Personal Reflections • Independence Elections in Namibia • Video on Namibia's Independence • Havana Conference on Namibia • II. News & Resources • Videos on Southern Africa • Jobs in Africa • III. Nelson Mandela • Transcript of Cape Town Speech • IV. ACAS Business • ACAS Membership Drive • Changes in ACAS Executive Committee & Board • ACAS Political Action in 1989 • Forthcoming Issues of ACAS Bulletin • ACAS Panels Scheduled for 1990 ASA Meeting • ACAS Academic Boycott Against South Africa • V. Additional News & Resources • New Book by George Houser • Africa Crafts Benefits African Entrepreneurs • New African Studies Resource Guide & Directory • Forthcoming Cuban Conference on Africa • Uganda Centre for Basic Research • Human Rights Abuses in Mauritania • The Bulletin reports that Africa News Service has joined with the National Council of Churches in Kenya (NCCK) to help Kenyans develop small business enterprises and to find markets for their handicraft products. The newsletter discusses the U.N. Council for Namibia, the South West Africa People’s Organization (SWAPO), SWATF, Koevoet, Western Caprivi, UNTAG (United Nations Transitional Assistance Group), the Election Proclamation, PLAN (People's Liberation Army of Namibia), Gen. Hans Dreyer, Ovamboland, the South West African Broadcast Corporation (SWABC), the Action Christian National party (ACN), Jan De Wet, the Christian Democratic Action for Social Justice party (CDA), Peter Kalangula, the Democratic Turnhalle Alliance (DTA), the Transitional Government of National Unity (TGNU), Drik Mudge, the Federal Convention of Namibia (FCN), the Baster community, Rehoboth, Kaptein Hans Diergaardt, the Namibia National Democratic Party (NNDP), Paul Helmuth, the Namibia National Front (NNF), SWANU-Progressives, the Namibia National Independence Party, Coloureds, the Volksparty, the Mmabatho Peoples Party, Vekuil Rukoro, the National Patriotic Front (NPF), Moses Katjiuongua, Rossing Uranium Ltd., SWAPO-Democrats (SWAPO-D), Andreas Shipanga, Sam Nujoma, President Kenneth Kaunda, the United Democratic Front (UDF), the Damara Council, Justus Garoeb, Ted Koppel, the Southern Africa Project of the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, the Commission On Independence For Namibia, Cornelius Moore, California Newsreel, anti-apartheid groups, the African National Congress (ANC), World Vision, the Cuban Anti-Apartheid Movement, William Minter, Nzongola Ntalaja, Willard Johnson, Ed Ferguson, David Groff, Susanne Riveles, Christine Root, Hans Panofsky, the Washington Office on Africa, UNITA, TransAfrica, Dave Wiley, the House Intelligence Committee, the Namibia Writers Project, the Boston Globe, the Christian Science Monitor, the Portland Oregonian, Lee Cokorinos, Betsy Schmidt, Jim Mittelman, Joel Samoff, Bill Martin, the Ghana Export Promotion Council, the Center of African and Middle Eastern Studies (CEAMO), Mahmood Mamdani, Charles Emunyu Ocan, Urra Ben Okudi, and Arnest A. Wabwire.
Used by permission of several co-chairs of the Association of Concerned Africa Scholars.
Collection: George M. Houser (Africa collection), Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections