Contents: WHAT IS NAMIBIA? • Foreign Corporations Operating in Namibia • IN THE BEGINNING….. • WHAT IS APARTHEID? • A SHORT HISTORY OF NAMIBIA • WHAT ABOUT THE PEOPLE? • SWAPO Constitution • STUDY QUESTIONS • WORDS AND CONCEPTS FOR DISCUSSION…. • The document reprints two newspaper articles, "U.N. Asks End to Arms for S. Africa" and "South African Troops Kill Black Guerrillas in Namibia Border Clash." One article reports the General Assembly called on Western powers to stop supplying South Africa with arms and nuclear know-how and to end any trade that helps South Africa retain power in Namibia (South-West Africa). The document mentions South African occupation, Bantustans, apartheid, Hosea Kutako, American Metal Climax, De Beers Ltd., Shell Oil Co., Rio-Tinto Zinc (London), Delmonte Corp., Ford Motor Co., Chase Manhattan Bank, Newmont Mining Company, Falconbridge (Canada), General Mining Company, First National City Bank (NY), Sam Nujoma, the South West African People's Organization (SWAPO), diamonds, fish, the United Nations (UN), Decree Number 1 for the Protection of the Natural Resources of Namibia, guns, airplanes, bombs, napalm, the end of World War II, contract labor, gold, silver, uranium, zinc, lead, iron, copper, sardines, karakul sheep, rock lobster, anchovies, mackerels, Persian lamb coats, money, land, mandate, invasion, Britain, France, Israel, West Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Secretary General Kurt Waldheim, Jannie De Wet, "hot pursuit" raids into southern Angola, Defense Minister P. W. Botha, the South African army, a passbook, the Police Zone, agriculture, wages, and the United Nations Council for Namibia.
Used by permission of a former member of the Southern Africa Support Committee.
Collection: Carol B. Thompson and Bud Day Papers on Southern Africa, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections