Report of The Africa Fund Delegation of U.S. State Legislators to South Africa, Namibia and Zimbabwe May 1995

by The Africa Fund
New York, New York, United States
Undated, mid-1995
43 pages
Type: Report
Coverage in Africa: Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Contents: Introduction by Jennifer Davis • Executive Summary: Findings and Recommendations • Reports by U.S. Legislators • Report of Arthur M. Hamilton • Report of Irma Hunter Brown • Report of Virgil C. Smith • A Guide to the Delegation Trip by Dumisani S. Kumalo • Profiles of Delegation • Partial List of Appointments • Schedule • Maps • The document includes reports by Arizona State Representative Arthur M. Hamilton, Arkansas State Representative Irma Hunter Brown, Michigan State Senator Virgil C. Smith, and The Africa Fund Projects Director Dumisani S. Kumalo. The report discusses Nelson Mandela, Black South African townships, social ills, sub-standard housing, schools, teachers, water, electricity, sewage, educational development, the Reconstruction and Development Program (RDP), workers, police, apartheid policies, infrastructure, housing, building a democratic future, direct grants, loans, subsidies, the U.S. role, the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), the National Black Caucus of State Legislators (NBCSL), local legislators, unemployment, underemployment, rural areas, land redistribution, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), basic needs, the economy, agriculture, manufacturing, the World Bank, South Africa's first democratic election, Khayelitsha, Crossroads, Mitchell's Plain, Nyanga, Guguletu, the African National Congress (ANC), the National Party, the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP), the Democratic Party, the Freedom Front, Soweto, Johannesburg, provincial parliaments, the Western Cape, KwaZulu/Natal, Dr. Frene Ginwala, Members of Parliament (MPs), the Constitutional Affairs Committee, Leon Wessels, Colin Eglin, General Constand Viljoen, Cyril Ramaphosa, a separate "homeland" for Afrikaners, Max Sisulu, shacks,  hovels, Rev. Arnold Stofile, Executive Vice-President Thabo Mbeki, Sydney Mufamadi, the Minister of Safety and Security, Cape Town, Rev. William Bantom, Council Member Nomalndia Mfeketo, Patrick "Terror" Lekota, Rev. Motlalepula Chabaku, the former Bophuthatswana "homeland", Free State, Northern Cape,  Northwest, the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU), Bangumzi Sifingo, the Women's Development Foundation (WDF), the South African Council of Churches (SACC), public institutions, non-governmental organizations, business, education, legal affairs, fDr. Libertine Amathila, the Minister of Local Government and Housing, South West Africa Peoples Organization (SWAPO), Ben Uulenga, the Deputy Minister of Local Government and Housing, Oshakati, land-mines, refugees from war-torn Angola, governors, Oshana, Oshikoto, Omusati, Ohangwena, Walvis Bay, Swakopmund, Arandis, President Sam Nujoma, white town councils, the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF), Cyril Ndebele, Mashonaland West, Harare, Sandra Mugabe, President Robert Mugabe, the Chinhoyi Regional Council, Emmerson Mnangagwa, Dr. Reginald Matchaba-Hove, the Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (Zimrights), economic sanctions, the Religious Action Network (RAN), the American Committee on Africa (ACOA), Tebogo D. Mafole, Hassan Ebrahim, Willem Doman, Mampe Ramotsamai, Dr. Quarta du Toit, Joseph Johannes Marks, Petrus Meyer, Leonard Ramatlakane,  Dr. Richard E. van der Ross, Charles Jacobs, S. Matika, Mr. Barnard Mononyane, Violet Phohleli, Spetho Enock Asiya, K. J. Modise, Molefi G. Mashope, Member of Parliament (MP), Member of Provincial Legislature (MPL), Tokyo Sexwale, Trevor Fowler, Richard Mdakane, Jabu Moleketi, Bob Mabaso, Musa Myeni, L. A. Maluleka, Zipporah L. Tumagole, R. L. Motsepe, Dr. Ellen Kornegay, Dr. Hugh Paul Africa, Ms. Louise Africa, the African American Institute (AAI), Ms. Natalie Africa, the Beijing Conference, Mr. Francis Kornegay, Ms. Tebogo Maenetja, the University of Witwatersrand, Ms. Sibongile Mahlangu, Ms. Khomotso Moroka, Ms. Thembi Motloatsi, Yeoville Polly Clinic, Ms. Nonesi Ndungana, the Independent Electoral Commission, Dr. Shirley Sebakwana, Ms. Frangelina Tema, Ms. Barbara Watson, Ms. Lindi Zulu, Bangumzi Sifingo, Eunice Khumalo, Isaac Mahlangu, Kempton Park, Sam Morotoba, John Burns, the United States Information Agency (USIS) , Ann Letsebe, Michael Miller, Africare, David Savy, Mettle & Ink, Prof. Themba Sono, the Centre for Development Analysis, Gibson J. Thula, the Kilimanjaro Bottling (Pty.) Ltd., Vela International, Joseph Tlholoe, SABC-TV, Amina Frense, Mose Tjitendero, Dr. Ndeutala Angolo, Vilho Elifas Sheetheni Kamanja, Nghidimondjila Shoombe, Billy Mwaningange, the Ohangwena Region, Silvanus Vatuva, the Oshana Region, Andowa Generosa, the Omusati Region,Thomas Nambambi, S.P.H. Amutenja Ndahata, Noah L. Tuhadeleni, Walde Sheyavali, Julia Nepembe, Asser Kapere, Daniel Hangula Kamho, Sandra P. Tjitendero, Vajoroka International (Pty.) Ltd., Ellis Ratjama, Namibia Industries (Pty.) Ltd., Helen Picard, E. P. Shimi,  Heka Market, Edna Madzongwe, O.M. Chidawu, John L. Nkomo, T. Mudariki, Richard Shambambeva Nyandoro, Austin M. Zvoma, Chris Matumbike, Dr. Swithun Mombeshora, E. C. M. Kanengoni, Charles Tawengwa, Lucy Hall, Dr. K. J. Moyana, Chairman, Global Finance (Pty.) Ltd., Dr. Tunguru Huarak, Peter Soal, Ngoni Sengwe, Richard Knight, and the Gauteng Provincial Legislature.
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to The Africa Fund).
Collection: Private collection of Richard Knight