Southern Africa Support Committee News Update
(Issue No. 5)
by Southern Africa Support Committee
Los Angeles, California, United States
The newsletter includes a statement by the ANC (African National Congress) regarding the Mandela Football Club that mentions Winnie Mandela and the Mass Democratic Movement. It also reports than an Italian company is negotiating with South Africa to building a toxic waste plant; the guerillas of Umkhonto we Sizwe launched a mortar attack on a South African Defense Force instillation; Britain expelled three South African diplomats; the National Union of Mineworkers accused Anglo-American Corporation of union intimidation; a white anti-apartheid worker, David Webster, was killed with a shotgun; Mobil is pulling out of South Africa; and Bush nominee, Herman Cohen, states that South Africa has complied with the Namibia Independence Agreement. The newsletter reports extensively on Namibia and mentions SWAPO, the Council of Churches of Namibia, UNTAG (United Nations Assistance Transition Group) and the L.A. to Namibia Committee. Contents: The following is a letter written by Comrade Nelson Mandela as it appeared in Facts and Reports to Gatsha Buthelezi • ANC MAKES POSITION CLEAR ON THE MANDELA FOOTBALL CLUB INCIDENTS • NEWSBRIEFS • ANGOLA • ZIMBABWE • BOTSWANA • MOZAMBIQUE • ZAMBIA • MALAWI • SOUTH AFRICA • RESISTANCE AND REPRESSION • DISSENTION IN WHITE SOUTH AFRICA • THE CONTINENT • NAMIBIA • 435 TIMETABLE • WHAT HAS HAPPENED THIS YEAR • NEED FOR WORLD OBSERVERS OF 435 ELECTION PROCESS • SOURCES
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