M.A.C.S.A. News

(Numbers 37 & 38)
by Madison Area Committee on Southern Africa
with John Hunter
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
April/May 1974
14 pages
The newsletter discusses the impact of the coup in Portugal and says there is no guarantee that Spinola will be more pro-independence that Caetano. It reports that the U.S. Export-Import Bank had authorized a direct loan of some $2 million to the Benguela Railway in Lobito to finance 45% of the U.S. costs of the sale of 12 General Electric locomotives to Angola and guaranteed a loan of an equal amount from the Chase Manhattan Bank. The newsletter includes information about Edison Zvogbo, Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU), Union Carbide, the Rhodesian Army, Zimbabwe African Peoples' Union (ZAPU), OAU (Organization of African Unity), Louwrens Muller, South African Police, Madziwa Tribal Trust Lands, the Rhodesian Front Party, Roman Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace, Commission on National Liberation of the World Council of Churches, Finley Campbell, Eugene Parks, and the Nixon Administration. Contents: MACSA CALENDAR • SHOOTING STRAIGHT -- A REPORT FROM ZIMBABWE • Updated report on the Zimbabwe Fund • LIBERATION STRUGGLE: New Front Opens • Villagers Held for Collaboration • Torture Claimed • Settler '74 Campaign • Zvogbo Addresses Madison Audience on the Struggle in Zimbabwe • LITERATURE ORDER BLANK • Abbreviations Used in MACSA Literature Order List • ALBIE SACHS: JUSTICE AND INJUSTICE IN SOUTH AFRICA • ALBIE SACHS' ACCOUNT OF HIS FIRST IMPRISONMENT IN SOUTH AFRICA • BRAZIL SUPPORTS PORTUGAL IN CRUCIAL U.N. VOTE • EXIMBANK TO AID SALE OF TWELVE MORE GE LOCOMOTIVES TO ANGOLA • NATIONAL LIBERATION
Used by permission of David Wiley and William Minter, former members of Madison Area Committee on Southern Africa.
Collection: William Minter Southern Africa Papers