Cover memorandum and letter from Prexy Nesbitt about his month of travel and work for Mozambique in Europe and in Southern Africa; Nesbitt participated, along with the new coordinator for the Mozambique Support Network (MSN), Sessy Nyman, in the conference on Mozambique in Paris of ECASAAMA (European Campaign Against South African Aggression Against Mozambique and Angola). He also spoke at the A Luta Continua Conference on Mozambique and Angola in London on December 2, 1990. These two conferences were followed by two weeks of extensive travel in Mozambique and Zimbabwe. The letter discusses RENAMO, killings, brutalization, dislocation, Inhambane Province. FRELIMO, UNICEF, Reginald Green, the Southern African Research and Documentation Center in Harare (SARDC), President Robert Mugabe, Finance Minister Majid Osman, the partial cease fire, the new constitution, multipartyism, elections, the formal abandonment of scientific socialism, democracy, President Chissano, MNR, the Santo Egidio Catholic Community in Rome, USSR, Britain, Deputy Director for Southern African Richard Roth, the State Department, the Joint Monitoring Commission, Bethwell Kiplagat, Mario Raffaelli, Andrea Riccardi, Mateo Zuppi, Jaime Goncalves, Armando Guebuza, Teodato Hunguana, Francisco Madeira, Raul Domingos, the Bandidos, the Reverend Uria Simango, Lazaro Nkavandame, Father Mateus Gwenjere, Joanna Simiao, Senator Robert Kasten from Wisconsin, the Catholic Church, the Civic Association of Angola, the MPLA, President Moi, Dhlakama, Brigadier Opandi, the World Council of Churches (WCC), Emilio Castro, the People's Assembly, UNAMO (Mozambican National Union), PALMO (Liberal Democratic Party of Mozambique), PADIMO (The Democratic Party for the Liberation of Mozambique), the Rome Agreement, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the Parties Law, violence, the peace process, Eric Clapton-PJ. Powers concert in Maputo, the Fifth Congress, the Organization of Mozambican Women (OMM), Teresa Tembo, the Mozambique Solidarity Action Interim Committee (MOSAIC), Nelson Mandela, Graca Machel, Ian Christie, President Samora Machel, the ANC (African National Congress), the PAC (Pan Africanist Congress), the SADCC (Southern Africa Development Coordinating Conference), the U.S. anti-apartheid movement, SWAPO, Tete Province, West Germany, and the National Journalists Organization.
Used by permission of Prexy Nesbitt, former staff member of Mozambique Solidarity Office.
Collection: Kathleen Sheldon Southern Africa Collection, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections