The newsletter reprints newspaper and magazine articles including: "Government is trying to outlaw SA mercenaries," "Hanekom lands in a field of troubles" by Eddie Koch, "Landless bear the brunt of apartheid legacy" by Josette Cole, "The South African National Budget for 1995/6: An Overview" by Heidi Villa-Vicencio and Mills Soko, "Barney Simon" by Athol Fugard, and "SOUTH AFRICA BRIDGES THE GAP" by Tom Zamora Collina. The newsletter includes SECURITY CHIEF SAYS IT IS A JOURNALIST’S "PATRIOTIC DUTY" TO PROVIDE INFORMATION TO THE NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY and "Political Perspective" by Gwen Lister. The newsletter discusses Deputy Foreign Minister Aziz Pahad, the OAU (Organization of African Unity), Executive Outcomes, UNITA, Sudan, Liberia, Sierra Leone, South Africa’s military involvement in Angola and Namibia, the Revolutionary United Front (RUF), Foday Sankoh, Captain Valentine Strasser, Gurkhas, Brigadier Kelly Conteh, Brigadier Joy Turay, the African National Congress (ANC), foreign military aid, the liberation struggle, land reform, Derek Hanekom, Nelson Mandela, the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP), Home Affairs Minister Mangosuthu Buthelezi, land invasions, labour tenants, Zulus, Defence Minister Joe Modise, the battle school at Lohatla, the Cabinet, traditional chiefs, KwaZulu/Natal, the Interim Protection of Informal Land Rights Bill, the Land Reform (Labour Tenants) Bill, the Agricultural Employers Organisation, the National Land Committee, the Namibian Security Intelligence Agency (MSIA), the President's Special Advisor on National Security Peter Tshirumbu, human rights activist Phil ya Nangolo, security agents, SWAPO, SWAPO For Justice (SWAPO-FJ), the apartheid era, the Intelligence Bill, the Government of National Unity, the Reconstruction and Development Programme (RDP), multiparty negotiations, the World Bank, the Department of Land Affairs, non-governmental organizations (NGOs),the Land Rights Act, a Land Claims Commission, a Land Claims Court, the Restitution of Land Rights Act, the Pilot Land Reform Programme, Colin Bundy, the Surplus Peoples’ Project, the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), South African Foreign Minister Alfred Nzo, Deputy President Thabo Mbeki, nuclear weapons, Princeton Lyman, the Nuclear Suppliers Group, Vice President Al Gore, Jayantha Dhanapala, a comprehensive test ban treaty, health care, education, housing, Marcel Golding, the Defence Budget, COSATU (Congress of South African Trade Unions), Sampie Terreblanche, poverty, and economic growth.
Used by permission of former board members of the Episcopal Churchpeople for a Free Southern Africa.
Collection: Elizabeth S. Landis collection, National Archives of Namibia