(Number 14)
by Association of Concerned Africa Scholars
with Henry Bucher, Mahmood Mamdani, Christine Root, Winfreid Moser, William Minter, David Wiley, Faculty for Full Divestment, American Committee on Africa, Joshua Nessen
Sherman, Texas, United States
Summer 1985
42 pages
Contents: NEWS ABOUT AFRICA • Uganda Withdraws Mahmood Mamdani's Citizenship • "Disaster Prevention: Defining the Problem" • South Africa and the U.S. Give New Support to UNITA • Open Letter on Sanctions against Nicaragua and South Africa • Request for Research Collaboration on South Africa • Mozambican Refugees in Eastern Transvaal, South Africa • New Resources on Africa • NEWS ABOUT THE U.S. DIVESTMENT MOVEMENT • Congressional Anti-Apartheid Campaigns Builds • Going for the Gold: the Krugerrand Campaign • The South African Press Response to the U.S. Divestment Movement • Organization of American Historians Supports Divestments • Univ. of California Faculty Group Issues Plan for Full Divestment • Student Protests Spark Divestment • S.A. Divestment Actions by Colleges and Universities: 1977-85 • Student Anti-Apartheid Newsletter • RESOURCES ON DIVESTMENT • South Africans Speak out for Divestment • Resolution by the United Democratic Front • The Financial Aspects of Divestment • Annotated Resource List on Divestment • ACAS NEWS • The newsletter discusses the Committee for the Restoration of M. Mandani's Ugandan Citizenship (CRMUC), Dr. A.M. Obote, the Uganda Red Cross Conference on Disaster Prevention, Gulf Oil, Cabinda, SWAPO, the MPLA government, Lewis Lehrman, Citizens for American, Ronald Reagan, the Armed Movements Fighting Against Soviet Expansionism, Congress, the Clark amendment, the CIA, "constructive engagement", the Transnational Institute, the Institute for Policy Studies, MNR (Renamo), Kruger Park, Khangwane, the Anti-Apartheid Act of 1985, Secretary of State Schultz, Secretary of Commerce Baldridge, James Baker, the Free South Africa Movement, William Gray, the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), nuclear collaboration, Deak-Perera, TransAfrica, Randall Robinson, Mary Frances Berry, Sylvia Hill, the Southern Africa Support Project, the South African Chamber of Mines' Krugerrand Information Service, the Holland Committee on Southern Africa, Mayor Tom Bradley, the Export Administration Act, Anglo American Corporation, the National Union of Mineworkers, R.F. (Pik) Botha, the South Africa Foundation, Herman Nickel, South African Airways, Chester Crocker, GM (General Motors), Citibank, Firestone, Goodyear, Joaquin Chissano, Melvin Laird, the Mix Marriages Act, the Immorality Act, the National Party, Crossroads, the American Council on South Africa, Don McAlvary, University of California Faculty for Full Divestment, Desmond Tutu, the Federation of South African Trade Unions (FOSATU), the United Democratic Front (UDF), Allan Boesak, the World Alliance of Reformed Churches, the South African Council of Churches (SACC), Steve Biko, Albert Luthuli, the African National Congress (ANC), the Washington Office on Africa (WOA), Export-Import Bank, Overseas Private Investment Corporation, AID programs in South Africa, the Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association and College Retirement Equities Fund, Stephen Bisenius, the American Chamber of Commerce (Amcham), Episcopal Churchpeople for a Free South Africa (ECSA), The Africa Fund, the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR), the Hoover Institution, and the TIAA/CREF Divestment Campaign.
Used by permission of several co-chairs of the Association of Concerned Africa Scholars.
Collection: Private collection of David Wiley and Christine Root