Southern Africa Support Committee News Letter

(Vol. 9)
by Southern Africa Support Committee
with The Africa Fund
Pasadena, California, United States
January-February 1978
20 pages
The newsletter reports that the racist Rhodesian army invaded Mozambique and targeted two refugee camps in Chimoio in Manica Province. It reports on the First Congress of the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA) and on the South African Krugerrand gold coin. The newsletter reports that the government of President Mobutu Seso Seke of Zaire has leased nearly 60,000 acres in Kivu Province to the West German company Orbital Transport und Boketen AG (OTRAG) for developing and testing rockets and satellite launchers. The newsletter reports on the Western Somalia Liberation Front (WSLF), the Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Party (EPEP), Oromo, Afar Liberation Front, and the Tigrai People's Liberation Front. • History of the Southern Africa Support Committee • Rhodesian Army Slaughters Refugees • Angola's First Congress • What does GOLD mean to South Africa? • Mobutu sales [sic] slices of Zaire to West Germany • TEXT OF THE 'TREATY' WITH OTRAG • NEWS BRIEFS • "Wigrai, Another Liberation Front at War" • "U.S. Fighting Plane Go To South Africa" • "African Housing Is Bulldozed in S.A." • "The U.S. Helps S.A. Get $463 Million" • Tennis Protest For Nashville • Fact sheet on Apartheid • CLOTHING DRIVE • ERITREA…a look inside Part 2 • Trade Unions in South Africa • The University of California at Johannesburg • S.A.S.C. Principles of Unity • Announcements • Del Monte Boycott • Clothing Drive • Books Available • Funds Needed • Wanted- Criticism of Newsletter
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