AFRICA NEWS

by Africa News Service
with Reed Kramer, Tami Hultman
Durham, North Carolina, United States
April 21, 1980
5 pages
Type: Newsletter
Coverage in Africa: South Africa, Zimbabwe
Coverage outside Africa: United States, United Kingdom
Language: English
Except from the April 21, 1980 issue of Africa News including the cover and the articles "U.S./SOUTH AFRICA: PROTESTERS TARGET ECONOMIC TIES" and "ZIMBABWE: A VICTORY RATIFIED". The newsletter says Spearheaded by church group action over the apartheid policies of South Africa, the campaign to halt investments in that country has grown into a broad-based, multi-faceted movement. The articles discuss a 1979 Carnegie Endowment for International Peace opinion poll, divesting stocks an-d bonds from banks and corporations with South African ties, John Windsor Heritage Investment Advisors, the University of Wisconsin, Michigan State University, Dr. C. L. Stals, the South African Reserve Bank, church group actions, stockholder resolutions, the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR), the National Council of Churches (NCC), American Express, Union Seminary, the United Methodist Church, Citibank, the Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies, state and local actions, the Nebraska state legislature, State Senator Ernie Chambers, the Michigan legislature, Rep. Perry Bullard, educational institutions, pension funds, companies operating in South Africa, Rep. Virgil Smith, Massachusetts legislators, Representatives Jack Backman and Mel King, Illinois Rep. Woods Bowman, the First National Bank of Chicago, Continental Illinois National Bank and Trust, California Governor Jerry Brown, a Public Investment Task Force, Berkeley, Cottica, Davis, Cambridge, the Corporate Data Exchange (CDE), the People's Business Commission (PBC), Randy Barber, unions, the AFL-CIO, the UAW, Chrysler Corporation, the ILWU (International Longshore and Warehouse Union), bank campaigns, the Campaign to Oppose Bank Loans to South Africa (COBLSA), the Seattle Committee to Oppose Bank Loans, Seattle First National Bank (Seafirst), the D.C. Bank Campaign, Riggs National Bank, dictatorships, Chile, Uruguay, Argentina, the First National Bank of Chicago. The Krugerrand, Fluor Corporation, SASOL, the price of gold, Pretoria University, Jan Lombard, Southern Rhodesia, Prince Charles, Rufaro Stadium, Prime Minister Robert Mugabe, ZANLA, ZIPRA, the Rhodesian Army, Lt. General Peter Walls, and Patriotic Front's guerrillas.
Used by permission of staff of allAfrica.com (formerly Africa News Service).
Collection: Patricia L. Beeman Southern Africa Liberation Committee collection, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections