Africa-UN Bulletin

(No. 2)
by American Committee on Africa
New York, New York, United States
December 28, 1956
4 pages
Type: Newsletter
Coverage in Africa: Namibia, South Africa, Africa, Ghana, Tanzania, Togo
Coverage outside Africa: United States, United Kingdom, United Nations
Language: English
The newsletter reports the Fourth Committee has commenced new consideration of the perennial Southwest Africa question in the absence of representatives of the Union of South Africa. The Fourth Committee heard two petitioners: Reverend Michael Scott, an Anglican clergyman who has been appealing to the United Nations since its earliest days on behalf of the people of Southwest Africa; and Mburumba K. Getzen, a member of the Herero tribe and a student at Lincoln University. The newsletter reports that that Mr. Julius Nyerere, president of the Tanganyika African National Union (TANU) appeared before the Fourth Committee on December 20th. Contents: Assembly Approves British Togoland Proposal • French Togoland "Hot Potato" Passed to Fourth Committee • Hearings on South West Africa • Tanganiyka Petitioner Appeals for Improvements • Proposal for New Power for Secretary-General? [Note: Mburumba K. Getzen may be Mburumba Getzen Kerina.]
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Collection: Africa Action Archive