ECSA Bulletin

(#176)
by Episcopal Churchpeople for a Free Southern Africa
New York, New York, United States
September 23, 1996
10 pages
The newsletter reprints newspaper articles including: three articles by Lunne Duke ("Ex-Security Agent Pulls Cover Off S. Africa's Past," "Drug Trade Moves in on S. Africa," and “South African Court Orders Revisions in Proposed New Constitution"), "Minister's book slams pro-apartheid business" by Mungo Soggot, "Day of the assassin promises to thrill" by Eddie Koch, "Commission to probe arms smuggling allegations," "ANC reopens debate on the death penalty" by Ann Eveleth, "Pretoria to put troops into 'crime jungle'" and a second untitled article by Mary Braid, and "Africa's new enforcers" by Michael Ashworth. The newsletter discusses business leaders, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), Water Affairs Minister Kadar Asmal, Gavin Relly, Anglo American, Harry Oppenheimer, Anthony Hocking, Anton Rupert, the Brenthurst Club, Louise Asmal, Ronald Roberts, the South Africa Foundation, universal suffrage, KwaZulu Police (KZP), migrant labor, collaborating companies, SASOL, hit-squad operatives, the Goldstone Commission, violence, the Caprivi Strip, MZ Khumalo, Mangosuthu Buthelezi, Bongeni Khumalo, the Constitutional Court, a Bill of Rights, the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP), white-minority rule, democracy, President Nelson Mandela, the African National Congress (ANC), Kate Savage, the Legal Resources Centre, Jody Kollapen, Lawyers for Human Rights, the Constitutional Assembly, Parliament, KwaZulu-Natal, Eugene de Kock, killing children, bombing church offices, Pieter W. Botha (P.W. Botha), the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU), Desmond Tutu, Adriaan Vlok, Louis le Grange, murders, Khotso House, the South African Council of Churches (SACC), Khanya House, the South African Catholic Bishops' Conference, amnesty, the homeland called KwaZulu, the Vlakplaas hit-squad, generals, Magnus Malan, assassination, Flip Hattingh, Johan van der Merwe, Mike Geldenhuys, Johan Coetzee, Basie Smit, Krappies Engelbrecht, Johan le Roux, Bertus Steyn, Philip Powell, CJ Mthetwa, Humphrey Ndlovu, Themba Khoza, Justice William van der Merwe, "Chappies" Kloppers, Joe Mamasela, Jan Smuts International Airport, Martin Makengo Kinsombi, cocaine packets, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), the FBI, drug trafficking, narcotics smuggling, Thomas Constantine, Kobus van Aarde, street gangs, Hard Living, Rashaad Staggie, the Cameron Commission of Inquiry, South African arms, a UN Arms Commission report, Laurie Nathan, weapons, Wonderboom airport, UNITA, Armscor, diamonds, Carl Niehaus, human rights groups, Amnesty International, capital punishment, Robert McBride, Magoo’s bar, the crime wave, Blade Nzimande, Johnny de Lange, the Freedom Front, the National Party (NP), the Democratic Party, Mpho Mosimane, Graca Machel, Samora Machel, Winnie Mandela, Madiba, UNICEF, children, Walter Sisulu, Thabo Mbeki, Robben Island, Peggy Sue Khumalo, Executive Outcomes, Sandline International, mercenaries, the Geneva Convention, Branch Energy, Sir David Steel, Andrew Gifford, Eeben Barlow, Lafras Luittingh, Jonas Savimbi, the Civil Cooperation Bureau (CCB), 32 Battalion, Koevoet, the Angolan civil war, Heritage Oil, Sierra Leone, the Revolutionary United Front, the National Provisional Ruling Council, Alan Paterson, Rupert Bowen, Nick van der Berg, the Human Rights Group, the Organization of African Unity (OAU), the South African Army and Air Force, Operation Anvil, Colonel Buks Pieterse, Colonel Theunis du Toit, and National Police Commissioner George Fivaz.
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