Contents: THE IMPACT OF THE GULF WAR ON SAHARAN AFRICA • GULF WAR HEIGHTENS ANGER IN TUNISIA • TOWARD PEACE IN WESTERN SAHARA • NIGERIA'S THIRD DEMOCRATIC EXPERIMENT: A CRITICAL ASSESSMENT • OBSERVATIONS ON THE POLITICS AND ECONOMY OF NIGERIA • DEMOCRACY MOVEMENTS IN AFRICA • ANNOUNCEMENTS • AFRICA'S LARGEST COMPANIES • NOMINATIONS INVITED FOR ACAS BOARD AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE • The newsletter discusses Operation Desert Storm, Kuwait, Hosni Mubarak, the Arab League, Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, Saddam Hussein, Hissein Habre, Islamic Salvation Front, Chadli Benjedid, Sheik Abassi Madani, Muslim fundamentalism, Mohamed Yehdih Ould Breidelleil, Ba'athism, oil, Ibrahim Babangida, Habib Bourguiba, Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali, the Destourian Socialist Party (PSD), the Social Democratic Movement (MDS), Popular Unity Party (PUP), the Tunisia Communist Party (PCT), the Constitutional Democratic Rally (RCD), the State Security Court, the Renaissance Party (EnNahda), the Polisario Front, the Tripartite Madrid Accords, King Hassan, the Green March, a referendum, a UN Mission of Inquiry, the World Bank, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the UN referendum mission (MINURSO), George Bush, the Northern People's Congress, the National Party of Nigeria (NPN), Shehu Shagari, General Mohammed Buhari, the National Republican Convention (NRC), Social Democratic Party (SDP), structural adjustment programs, UNITA, Nicephore Soglo, President Kerekou, Aristides Pereira, Antonia Mascarenhas Montiero, the Movement for Democracy party, Felix Houphouet-Boigny, Laurent Gbagbo, the Ivorian Popular Front (FPI), the Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front, Mengistu Haile Mariam, Ethiopian Revolutionary Front, the Eritrean People's Liberation Front, Paul Mba Abessole, Lansana Conte, Gitobu Imanyara, Kamiti Maximum Security Prison, the National Democratic Party, Jaramogi Oginga Odinga, Daniel Arap Moi, the Lawyers Committee for Human Rights, Lt. Colonel Amadou Toure, Miguel Trovoada, Pinto da Costa, the Population Registration Act, F.W. de Klerk, sanctions, South African trade, the Bush Administration, Chama cha Mapinduzi, General Gnassingbe Eyadema, Zaire, Etienne Tshisekedi wa Mulumba, Mobutu, the Union for Democracy and Social Progress (UDPS), Frederick Chiluba, the Trade Union Congress, the Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD), the Organization Of Namibian Students in the USA (ONSA), the Washington Office on Africa, the Comprehensive Anti-Apartheid Act, the American Committee on Africa (ACOA), Jennifer Davis, Global Exchange, the ANC (African National Congress), the South African Council of Churches (SACC), Center for Applied Research in African Languages, the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Inspiration Resources Corporation, Minorco, The Africa Fund, Jonas Aircraft & Arms, Mossberg and Sons, Nossler Bullets, Blount, Illinois Aviation Center, Hornady Mfg., Fleet Shipping Lines, Harbert International, Charleshill Trading, Amsec International, Pachmayr, and the Institute for International Cooperation and Development.
Used by permission of several co-chairs of the Association of Concerned Africa Scholars.
Collection: Private collection of David Wiley and Christine Root