COUNTDOWN TO DEMOCRACY IN SOUTH AFRICA

by Dumisani S. Kumalo, The Africa Fund
with Rachel Kagan
New York, New York, United States
January 3, 1994
Publisher: The Africa Fund
8 pages
Type: Mailing
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
South Africa Election Watch mailing. The mailing says there are only 113 days left before South Africa's first democratic election is held on April 27; and besides the worsening political violence - 86 killings per day in the past month - there are still other obstacles that threaten to render this election neither free nor fair; this is the reason we need you to join our growing list of people who have signed on to be South Africa Election watchers. The mailing reprints newspaper articles including "Cosatu nominees get death threats" by Paul Stober and "ANC's dilemma: Raising votes, not hopes" by Jacquie Golding. The mailing includes South Africa Women: Learning to Vote by Rachel Kagan reprinted from the newsletter Peace & Freedom published by WILPF (Women's International League for Peace and Freedom). The mailing discusses the publication "Voting Under the shadow of Apartheid", the Black electorate, rural areas, conservative and Neo-Nazi white farmers, KwaZulu's Chief Gatsha Buthelezi, the Neo-Nazi Afrikaners, Bophuthatswana, Chief Lucas Mangope, Danny Oliphant, the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA), the ANC (African National Congress), Nelson Mandela, COSATU, South Africa Election Watchers, Countdown to South Africa Democracy Week, the slaughter of innocent people, President Clinton, political violence, the U.S. Congress, Let Freedom Reign Week, the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC), the National Party, the ANC Women's League, the Institute for Contextual Theology, the South African Council of Churches (SACC), Matla Trust, the Women's Charter, the Women's National Coalition (WNC), Pregs Govender, SPEAK Magazine, the Constituent Assembly, F.W. de Klerk, Safoora Sadek, the Human Rights Commission, the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP), Bantustans, the Nobel Peace Prize, the South Africa Free Elections Fund, Salie Manie, the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU), the South African Municipal Workers’ Union, Ivory Park squatters, Abel Nxumalo, Alexandra, Umkhonto weSwize (MK), Tembisa, businessman Ali Parker, the World Bank, Eldorado Park, the Freedom Alliance Party, identity documents, Free the Vote, the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC), citizenship, disenfranchisement, violence, transportation, democracy, and death threats. • SOUTH AFRICA ELECTION WATCHER PLEDGE FORM • DID YOU KNOW.....
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to The Africa Fund).
Collection: Africa Action Archive