Re: Trip to Africa - October 17, 1974 - November 5, 1974

by George M. Houser, American Committee on Africa
New York, New York, United States
November 26, 1974
Publisher: American Committee on Africa
15 pages
Report for the ACOA (American Committee on Africa) Executive Board and a few friends. The report says he occasion for this trip was an invitation from President Kenneth Kaunda to attend the celebration of Zambia's Tenth Anniversary of Independence; I had not expected the trip, but it was too good an offer, with expenses covered by the Zambian government, not to go; I spent eight days in Zambia. The report discusses President Samora Machel, FRELIMO, Herbert Chitepo, Henry Hamidzarioi, ZANU, Jason Moyo, Edward Ndlovu, Jane Ngwenya, ZAPU, Sam Nujoma, SWAPO, John Malscela, Hashim Mbita, the OAU (Organization of African Unity) Liberation Committee, Agosinho Neto, Daniel Chipenda, MPLA, the ANC (African National Congress), PAC (Pan-Africanist Congress), Oliver Tambo, the coup in Portugal, the independence of Guinea-Bissau, the United Nations Security Council, Dar es Salaam, Prime Minister Vorster, colonialism, neo-colonialism, apartheid, guerrilla warfare, Afrikaners, Foreign Minister Muller, demonstrations , the South African Student Organization (SASO), the Black Peoples Convention (BPC), liberation movements, foreign economic interests, investments, James Chikerema, George Nyandire, FROLIZI (Front for the Liberation of Zimbabwe), Rhodesia, the Smith regime, Joshua Nkomo, Gonakudzingwa, Ethan Dube, police, the Liberation Center of Lusaka, the FNLA, Julius Nyerere, UNITA, Holden Roberto, President Mobutu of Zaire, Jorge Rebelo, Mariano Matsinha, Janet Mondlane, the Mozambique Institute, The Africa Fund, Tunduru, Bagamoyo, Mtwara, Donald Easum, the State Department, Joaquim Chissano, Henry Kissinger, the Bureau of African Affairs, American economic withdrawal from South Africa.
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa).
Collection: George M. Houser (Africa collection), Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections