1982 Annual Report

by The Africa Fund
New York, New York, United States
Undated, about Spring 1983
4 pages
Type: Report
Coverage in Africa: Angola, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia
Coverage outside Africa: United States, Europe, United Nations, Caribbean
Language: English
Contents: RESEARCH AND EDUCATION • Publications • The Research Center • PROJECTS • Refugee Aid • Emergency Assistance •Special Projects • MEMBERSHIP • GENERAL AND ADMINISTRATION • 1982 Financial Results •THE AFRICA FUND • THE FUTURE AND THE AFRICA FUND • Trustees • Advisory Committee • Executive Secretary • The Africa Fund’s 1982 Annual Report. The report says last year in South Africa, 4 black children died every hour from malnutrition; police arrested over 200,000 blacks under the pass laws for offenses that only blacks can commit; there were reports of over 70 case of tortured of apartheid opponents, several of whom died in detention; not a single man or woman in the black population of 24 million was allowed to vote along with the 4 ½ million whites for any member of parliament. The report says in 1982 The Africa Fund issued three new publications: "Black Unions in South Africa," "Anglo-American Corporation in South Africa: Investments in North America," and "Namibia's Stolen Wealth: North American Investment and South African Occupation." The report discusses Bishop Desmond Tutu, the South African Council of Churches (SACC), the Pittsburg NAACP, the South African Consulate, Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers, the United Methodist Office for the UN, the Africa Office of the National Council of Churches, SWAPO, Jennifer Davis, Ellen Musialela, Projects Director Dumisani Kumalo, Sandy Boyer, Gail Hovey, Rev. Patricia Kyle, the United Nations Institute, the Namibian Refugee Medical Aid Drive, the Twin Cities, Zaire, George Houser, The Amistad Research Center, Kwame Nkrumah, Kenneth Kaunda, Oliver Tambo, Julius Nyerere, Tom Mboya, Sam Nujoma, Amilcar Cabral, the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU), the UN Council for Namibia, the Reagan administration, constructive engagement, U.S. investment, refugees in Angola, South African military occupation, antibiotics, malaria, typhoid, the SWAPO Women's Council, women's underwear, and United Methodist churches.
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to The Africa Fund).
Collection: Private collection of David Wiley and Christine Root