Southern Africa

A Monthly Survey of News and Opinion
(VOL. V, No. 2)
by Southern Africa Committee
New York, New York, United States
February 1972
28 pages
Contents: 1. FEATURE ARTICLE: "Polaroid and South Africa - A Year After the Experiment" • 2. INSIDE SOUTH AFRICA • No Exit for Sobukwe and Naidoo • NUSAS Head with Spro-Cas • Release of Political Prisoner • Essop Hearing • 23 Still Detained • Government Seeks to Divide Zulus • Professor Guilty • Aftermath of October Raids Timol Hearing • 3. INSIDE NAMIBIA: Namibia Strike Continues as Military Units Move In • 4. INSIDE ZIMBABWE • On the Road to Recognition • The U.N. and the Settlement • Vultures Move In • An the African Front • 5. THE PORTUGUESE TERRITORIES • MPLA Plans First National Congress Inside Angola • China and Portuguese Colonialism • USSR Base in Guinea Feared by Portugal • Portuguese Barracks Destroyed in Angola • American Companies Exploit Natural Gas in Mozambique • Planes to be Built in Mozambique • FRELIMO Harasses all Routes to Cabora Bassa • Food Shortages Result from Napalming in Angola • Angolan Oil Production Increases Continue • Too Much Coffee • PAIGC Requests U.N. Recognition • Portuguese Plane Shot Down by Guinea • FRELIMO Blocks Attempted Portuguese Offensive in Niassa • U.S. Jazzman Detained in Portugal • Continued Sabotage in Portugal • Portuguese Military Outlay 1967/1968 to 1971 • 6. ACTIONS NEWS AND NOTES • Actions by Liberation Support Groups • Madison Area Committee • Polaroid Revolutionary Workers • European Actions • Aid to Liberation Movements • OAU Action • Boss Probe Reveals More Facts • South Africa Public Relations Problems • 7. THE UNITED STATES AND SOUTHERN AFRICA • Chrome • U.S. Position on Rhodesia • S.A. Imports into the U.S. and Forced Labor • Diggs Protests About U.S. Policy • Lee Elder • Azores Agreement • Reps and Senators Oppose Pact • Diggs' Resignation • Opinion • How is this Agreement Important to Portugal? • Panel Report • Postscript • What Does the Agreement Mean to the U.S.? • 8. ECONOMICS • Rand Devalued • Nixon Official Suggests "Philadelphia Plan" for South Africa • General Motors to Expand in South Africa • South African Economy Continues to Slump • Diggs Attacks Role of U.S. Firms in South Africa • Black Postal Workers Take Over White Jobs • South African Economy: Facts and Figures • 9. THE CHURCHES AND SOUTHERN AFRICA • Radio Rhodesia Condemns World Council of Churches • Archbishop Demonstrates Against Detention Laws • British Church Leaders Unhappy with Rhodesian Settlement • Plan for Social Change Submitted in South Africa • 10. AT THE UNITED NATIONS • General Assembly Resolution Warns U.S. Against Importing Rhodesian Chrome and Confirms NIBMAR • Peking in U.N. Places Its Support to Liberation Movements in Southern Africa • General Assembly Special Political Committee Resolution Asks Security Council Action Against South Africa • General Assembly Requests Special Report on Maltreatment and Torture of Prisoners in South Africa • U.N. Council for Namibia Makes Recommendations to Assembly • New York University Professor Suggests Foreign Fishing Fleets Invade South West African Waters • General Assembly Plea to Trade Unions for Intensified Action Against Apartheid in 1972 • 11. DEFENSE • Macedonian Cry Sound • Portugal-South Africa Axis • Six Corvettes for South Africa • Zambia's Show of Force • 12. SPORTS • U.N. Calls for Isolation of South African Sportsmen • Controversy in New Zealand Over Nonwhite Omissions • Hain Trial: Prosecutor Loses $25,000 Annual Salary • Welsh Hockey Association In Apartheid Dispute • "Multiracial" Track Meeting • 13. STUDENTS • U.S. Students on White Dominance • 14. CULTURE • Play Ban on South Africa Remains • British Cultural Unions to Boycott South Africa • Flow of Black Entertainers to South Africa Continues
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