Contents: FREEDOM TO WALK • FIRST PERSON ACCOUNT • Discovering a Hometown in Africa • Reflections of participants • COMPANION SYNOD REPORTS • NAMIBIA REPORT • Companion Synods of the ELCA and Churches in Southern Africa • ADVOCACY • LANDMINE RESOLUTION • ACTION ALERT • FREEDOM TO WALK: Landmine Kit Available • SOUTHERN AFRICA NEWS BRIEFS • Update on Peace Process in Angola • Southern Africa's Landmine Legacy • Development Initiative in Africa • Cuban Doctors to South Africa • Zambian Journalists Jailed • Adult Education in South Africa • SOUTHERN AFRICA CHURCH NEWS • So. Africa Churches Find New Common Enemy • Namibia Connections Continue at Wartburg • Theologian to Write Human Rights Report • ELCZ Women Development Leaders • Namibian Pastor in Des Moines • CALENDAR OF ACTION AND REFLECTION • Anti-Personnel Landmines • Landmine Ban Pilgrimage May 7 - July 29, 1996 • NETWORK NOTES • The newsletter includes quotes by Steven Pannkuk, Marty Tollefson, Emily Hegener, and Frederick Gaiser. The newsletter includes a poem by poem by Rebecca Larson reprinted from "What is your Church doing about Landmines?" a publication of the Lutheran World Federation and the World Council of Churches. The newsletter includes an insert HUMAN RIGHTS IN SOUTHERN AFRICA 1995, an excerpt from Human Rights Review which is published by the Human Rights Committee of South Africa. The newsletter discusses Sr. Carmen, Sr. Alphonsine,the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), the Little Sisters of Jesus, Madeline Albright, Gen. John Shalikashvili, Lutheran World Relief, President Bill Clinton, Senator Patrick Leahy, the Luther Seminary Program in Zimbabwe, Frederick Gaiser, the University of Zimbabwe, Dr. Paul Gundani, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Zimbabwe, the Division for Global Mission of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), the Evangelical Lutheran Church in the Republic of Namibia's (ELCRN), Bishop Petrus Diergaardt, the Southwest Africa Peoples' Organization (SWAPO), Bishop Kleopas Dumeni, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Namibia (ELCIN), Bishop-elect Kaulinge, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Southern Africa (ELCSA), Rev. Louis Sabiya, Rev. Thomas Mbuli, Siegfried Groth, Sam Nujoma, the Council of Churches in Namibia (CCN), Dr. Ngeno Nakamhela, Bishop Diergaardt, Dr. Paul Isaak, the University of Namibia, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Minnesota Campaign to Ban Landmines, Alliant Techsystems, Richard Schwartz, the National Council of Churches of Christian the U.S.A. and other humanitarian organizations, the International Campaign to Ban Landmines, KwaZulu-Natal, the Southern African Development Community (SADC), the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), the OAU (Organization of African Unity), President Robert Mugabe, MPLA, Hastings Banda, Renamo, Frelimo, ZANU-PF, President Chiluba, the Movement for Multi-Party Democracy (MMD), Kennth Kaunda, the United Independence Party (UNIP), Ndabaningi Sithole, Zimrights, Zanu-Ndonga, President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, Jonas Savimbi, UNITA, the Lusaka Protocol, the World Bank, the Special Initiative on Africa, Fred M'membe, Bright Mwape, Vice President Godfrey Miyanda, Amnesty International, Sibusiso Bengu, Pastor Ursula Judith Mubasan Hoebes, Wartburg Seminary, Peter Kjeseth, the University of Namibia, Ilah Weiblen, Solveig Kjeseth, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Charles Villa-Vicencio, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in South West Africa, HIV, AIDS, Anne Thye, Ursula Hoebes, Pastor Ken Diable, and Rev. Philip and Lou Marie Knutson.
Used by permission of former members of the Southern Africa Network-ELCA.
Collection: Solveig Kjeseth Southern Africa Collection, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections