by Southern Africa Support Project
Washington, DC, United States
November 1983
4 pages
Type: Newsletter
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Contents: APARTHEID REGIME'S TERRORISM INCREASES; AFRICAN NATIONAL CONGRESS MEETS THE CHALLENGE • CANGAMBA • DIVESTMENT BILL HEADS FOR CONGRESS, UNCERTAINTY • BLACKS FOR REAGAN - BLACKS FOR BOTHA? • NEWS SHORTS • AFL-CIO Eyes South Africa • Tambo Declares 'Our Bases are in South Africa' • Portugal Aids Puppet Insurgents • Frontline States Ban Biased Reporters • South Africa Quickens Pace of Namibia's Rape • FACTS/ FIGURES In 1982 • CANADIAN DJ'S URGE CULTURAL BOYCOTT SUPPORT • IMPORTANT UPDATE: South Africa Will Seek Legal Challenge to Divestment • WHAT CAN YOU DO? • WHAT IS SASP? • On October 4, the D.C. City Council enacted bill 5-18, which will prohibit the investment of public funds in financial institutions with business ties to South Africa. The article mentions D.C. Councilman John Ray, District home rule, D.C. Delegate Walter Fauntroy, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), Congress, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, conservative legislators including House members Stewart McKinney and Stan Parris, and the D.C. Divest Coalition. The article about Black Americans supporting President Regan discusses Jay Parker and Associates, U.S. publicity campaign, homelands, Young Americans for Freedom, Chief Gatsha Buthelezi, and the KwaZulu Bantustan. The newsletter also mentions South African air force jets dropped napalm and phosphorus bombs on the Angolan village of Cangamba on August 14, 1983, African National Congress (ANC) Representative Dumi Matabane, violence, the Reagan Administration, constructive engagement, European countries, Scandinavian nations, Peoples' Armed Forces for the Liberation of Angola (FAPLA), Prime Minister Botha, the CIA, the State Department, Oliver Tambo, the Mozambique National Resistance (MNR), the Union for the Total Independence of Angola (UNITA), the Angolan National Convergence (CAN), the Frontline States (FLS) meeting in Kadoma, SWAPO (the Southwest Africa Peoples' Organization), NATO, Norman "Otis" Richmond of CKLN, Milton Blake of CKAR/CKQT, the Black Music Association of America, performers, the cultural boycott, Sun City, Bophuthatswana, Africa News Service, and the South Africa Foundation.  
Used by permission of former members of Southern Africa Support Project.
Collection: Private collection of David Wiley and Christine Root