Southern Africa

(Volume 1, Number 1)
by National Namibia Concerns
with Peter L. Kjeseth, Sessy Nyman, Mozambique Support Network, The Africa Fund
Denver, Colorado, United States
February 1991
20 pages
The newsletter says welcome to the first mailing of Southern Africa!; we hope this publication will become a useful tool in education about southern Africa issues. The newsletter includes a quote by Dr. Zephania Kameeta, quoted in Namibia: Land of Tears, Land of Promise, by Roy J. Enquist. The newsletter includes a copy of a mailing by the Mozambique Support Network that says the fifth round of peace negotiations between Renamo and Frelimo have temporarily come to a standstill. The newsletter includes a copy of a leaflet NELSON MANDELA IS FREE BUT CANNOT VOTE by The Africa Fund. The newsletter includes a reprint of a books review of How the Guinea Fowl Got Her Spots: A Swahili Tale of Friendship by Barbara Knutson and WHY THE CRAB HAS NO HEAD Retold by Barbara Knutson. The newsletter includes a review of The Mind of South Africa by Allister Sparks, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1990. The newsletter includes reprints of newspaper articles, editorials and magazine/newsletter articles including: "2 BLACK FACTIONS IN SOUTH AFRICA WILL END RIVALRY" by Christopher S. Wren, "Black South Africa's Moment", "Reform Called Incomplete in South Africa" by David B. Ottaway, "Keep sanctions, U.N. panel urges", "Mandela warns of unrest if sanctions lifted" by David B. Ottaway, "Mandela says keep sanctions" by David B. Ottaway, "ANC names violent police it wants removed" by Patrick Laurence, "Land Act Repeal to Mark South African Watershed" by Allister Sparks, "Potchefstroom Journal: As Apartheid Fades, Uprooted Try to Go Home" by Christopher S. Wren, "Former exiles find hard times in Namibia" by Jonathon Kaplan, "NAMIBIA: BATTLES WITH HOUSING SHORTAGE" by Rachel Waterhouse, "AMERICA LAGS IN AID TO NAMIBIA", "Angola voices its longing for peace" by Karl Maier, "ANGOLA SUPPORTS PLAN TO END WAR" by Kenneth B. Noble, "Peace On the Horizon?", "MOZAMBIQUE NEEDS A MILLION TONS OF FOOD AID TO AVERT HUNGER" by lain Christie, "Nationalizing farmland may hurt Zimbabwe" by Peter Younghusband, "Zimbabwe: Mugabe loses his shine", "South Africa Seems Headed for Multiparty Talks" by Christopher S. Wren, and "The Crumbling of Apartheid". The newsletter discusses the African National Congress (ANC), the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP), Chief Mangosuthu Gatsha Buthelezi, F.W. de Klerk, the Land Acts of 1913 and 1936, the Black Communities Act, the Population Registration Act, the European Community, Gerrit Viljoen, the UN Special Committee Against Apartheid, Hernus Kriel, the Land Bank, the Group Areas Act, the Internal Security Act, Minister of Law and Order Adriaan Vlok, President Bush, the Pan-Africanist Congress (PAC), Andries P. Treurnicht, the Conservative Party, Dries Bruwer, Johan Kroger, the Barolong people, Matloang, Tswanas, Bophuthatswana, James Sutherland, the South African Council of Churches, Charles Ndabeni, SWAPO, Richard Sillabelezi, Sam Nujoma, Ovamboland, Rehoboth, Namibian Foreign Minister Theo-Ben Gurirab, Anglican Bishop James Kauluma, Dr. Abesai Shejavali, President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA), UNITA, FNLA, James Baker, Eduard Shevardnadze, Jonas Savimbi, FAPLA, Cuban troops, the Soviet Union, Zaire, Secretary of State James Baker, Angolan Foreign Minister Pedro de Castro van Dunem Loy, the World Bank, the Mozambique National Resistance Movement (Renamo), President Robert Mugabe, the Commercial Farmers Union (CFU), John Brown, Witness Mangwende, the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF), and the Zimbabwe African People's Union (ZAPU). Contents: Welcome to the first mailing of Southern Africa! • Resources • Recommended
Used by permission of former members of National Namibia Concerns.
Collection: Private collection of David Wiley and Christine Root