ECSA Bulletin

by Episcopal Churchpeople for a Free Southern Africa
New York, New York, United States
October 28, 1986
10 pages
Type: Newsletter
Coverage in Africa: Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho
Coverage outside Africa: United States, Ireland
Language: English
Contents: "WITHDRAWAL" FROM SOUTH AFRICA: A LEND LEASE SCAM • THE APARTHEID STRUGGLE IN WORLD CHESS • The newsletter reprints newspaper article and reports including: "Cost of Sanctions," "IBM, GM Map Restructuring In S. Africa" by William Claiborne, "Defiant Maputo belies SA propaganda" by Paul Fauvet, "SA plotted to murder Machel" by Paul Fauvet, "BOTSWANA ALLEGES SOUTH AFRICAN MILITARY INCURSIONS," "Residents of 'Abolished' Town Refuse S. African Order to Quit" by William Claiborne, "Botha's sanctions buster" by Arthur Gavshon, "Pretoria Puzzle: 'Homelands' at Odds" by Alan Cowell, "Why we’ve demonstrated against O'Brien lecture" by Anton Harber, "Locked in the laager" by David Beresford, and "O'Brien abandons SA lecture tour" by Patrick Laurence. The newsletter discusses the Federated Chamber of Industries (FCI), local export commodities, strategic metals and minerals, mandatory UN sanctions, the South African economy, gross domestic product (GDP), employment, Fernando Lima, an expert from the U.S. air force, the South African military, the Turpolev's navigational system, General Electric, Burroughs, Citicorp, Ford Motor Co., Chevron, Texaco, Mobil, Control Data Corp., Newmont Mining, Fluor, the Warner Communications Group, WEA Records S.A., Honeywell Corp., IBM, General Motors, South African subsidiaries, local interests, the slow pace of reform, apartheid, investment, sanctions, military and police agencies, profits, license fees, Mozambique National Resistance (MNR), subsidies on basic foods, the IMF (International Monetary Fund), Samora Machel, a South African-backed murder plot, the Mozambique News Agency, Carlos Cardoso, incursions, reconnaissance flights, troops, the South African Defence Force (SADF), the black township of Oukasie, Marshall Buys, the Brits Action Committee, Old Brits township, brick houses, Chris Heunis, forced removal, Mogopa Village, Allan Morris, the Transvaal Rural Action Committee, David Modimoeng, whites in Elandsrand, the National Party, President Pieter W. Botha, P.W. Botha, the Lesotho Highlands Water project, hydroelectric stations, the Vaal River system, Chief Leabua Jonathan, Major General Justin Lekhanya, Father M.E. Worsnip, the Christian Council of Lesotho, the ANC (African National Congress), Dr. Connor Cruise O'Brien, the academic boycott, homelands, Ciskei, Transkei, Lennos L. Sebe, white soldiers, Middledrift Prison, Charles Sebe, the South African security police, Chief D.M. Jongilanga, prison guards, Kwame Sebe, Zabdilise Ngwanya, the Amatola Sun, Namba Sebe, Toni Sebe, Kwambashe Sebe, Ron Reid-Daly, the Selous Scouts, Xhosa, Nelson Mandela, Oliver Tambo, the African National Congress (ANC), Foreign Minister Roelof Botha, elections, Thami April, the Black Students Society, AZASO (Azanian Students Organization), the liberation struggle, Tom Lodge, the University of Witwatersrand, the Commission on South Africa of the World Chess Federation (FIDE), the South African Chess Federation, the non-racial South African Chess Association, the United State Chess Federation (USCF), and Jerome Bibuld. 
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