The newsletter reprints newspaper and magazine articles including: "Prepare for new race to polls," "DEALING WITH THE PAST" by R.J. Goldstone, "South Africa and the Affordable Bomb" by David Albright, "Beating export controls," "The flash in the Atlantic," "Next for the New South Africa: Pothole and Taxes" by Bill Keller, and "Environmental Justice in South Africa" by Heeten Kalan. The newsletter discusses local elections, the Independent Civic and Development Association (Icada), the KwaZulu Natal Forum on Education for Democracy, the Natal Municipal Association (NMA), the transitional process for metropolitan and urban areas, the Local Government Transition Act, the Provincial Committee for Local Government, the Transitional Executive Council (TEC), the Greater Durban Metropolitan Negotiating Forum, Max Amar, the African National Congress (ANC), Mike Sutcliffe, the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP), COSATU, the SACP (South African Communist Party), restructuring local government, KwaZulu Natal, Housing and Local Government Minister Pete Miller, Andrew Ferguson, Mary Galvin, the Regional Consultative Forum on Rural Development, NGOs, Shoots Naidoo, Regional Services Councils, Joint Service Boards, District Councils, S’duduzo Simelane, the Freedom Front, AWB (Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging, Afrikaner Resistance Movement), the Conservative Party, the Commission of Inquiry into Political Violence, Justice Richard Goldstone, the Institute for Democracy in South Africa (IDASA), F.W. de Klerk, a small nuclear arsenal, nuclear blackmail, nuclear deterrence, Armscor, the AEC (Atomic Energy Corporation), IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency), the Sagari-1 research reactor, the Pelindaba Nuclear Research Center, IAEA safeguards, the apartheid government, sanctions, nuclear weapons, enriched uranium, the Atomic Energy Board (AEB), the Kalahari Desert, the Vastrap testing range, uranium 235, Soviet intelligence, U.S. intelligence, Western nations, the French foreign minister, the Y-plant, weapons-grade uranium, the Koeberg nuclear power reactors, Commodore Dieter Gerhardt, the Simonstown Naval Base, a Soviet spy, South Africa’s deteriorating security situation, Waldo Stumpf, Cuban forces in Angola, Jacobus de Villiers, a HEU core, P.W. Botha, gun-type weapons, plutonium devices, the Soviet Union, Advena Central Laboratories, a U.S. Vela satellite, "Operation Phoenix," implosion weapons, Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty (NPT), Nceba Faku, Robben Island Prison, Port Elizabeth, Nelson Mandela, post-apartheid budget, past injustice, Rory Riordan, South African gold mines, oil refineries, the integration of hundreds of segregated local governments, a municipal budget, black townships, the Calcutta squatter hovels, shantytowns, the Urban Foundation, multi-national corporations, and investment opportunities.
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