The newsletter reprints newspaper and magazine articles including: [Title not included] by Eddie Koch, "ANC to check on 55 absent MPs," "Mostly married women take the option," "How all the MP's voted for the bill,” "Those who weren’t there," "Tutsis armed by South Africa" by Michael Ashworth, "Apartheid's former strongman lambasts S African witchhunt against Afrikaners," "Unita concerned for ally as Zaire's military crumbles," "Mercenary company admits approach from crisis region," "Rush of amnesty appeals expected," [Title not included] by Toni Younghusband, "Whites thrust into heart of darkness" by David Beresford, "The Basarwa of Botswana" by Isaac Ncube Mazonde, "Garden of Eden on edge of disaster" by Ruaridh Nicoll, "The train to Zimbabwe is helping to revive Mozambique’s ravaged economy" by Mary Braid, and "Having rich South Africa as a neighbor is a mixed blessing" by Mary Braid. [The titles of the two Mary Braid articles used here may not have been the title in the newspaper.] The newsletter discusses Water and Forestry Minister Kader Asmal, farmers, Boet van Rensburg, rivers and underground water resources, the South African Labour and Development Research Unit (Saldru), the University of Cape Town, the Land and Agriculture Policy Centre, Simon Forster, the Cabinet, private ownership, the African National Congress (ANC), Jennifer Ferguson, Arnold Stofile, the Choice of Termination of Pregnancy Bill, the National Assembly, Esmé Chait, David de Villiers Graaff, the NP (National Party), Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Pravin Gordhan, the Democratic Party, the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC), the IFP (Inkatha Freedom Party), Joe Matthews, F.W. de Klerk, military intelligence, selling weapons, Zaire, war in central Africa, arms traders, Britain, Rwandan Hutus, Ters Ehlers, P.W. Botha, the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), C-130 transport aircraft, Lanseria airport, Unita, Zairian Tutsi, the South African Police (SAP), the National Intelligence Service, Omega Support Ltd., Johan Smith, Sean Cleary, Stephen Ellis of the African Studies Centre in the Netherlands, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), murder, Nelson Mandela, human rights offenders, General Eluki Monga Aundu, Jonas Savimbi, Lunda Sul province, General Sisuka, diamonds, Katangese, Laurent Kabila, Gaetan Kakudji, the People's Revolutionary Army, the Congo National Liberation Front, the Overseas Katangese Union, Gabriel Kyungu wa Kumwanza, Jean Nguza Karl-i-Bond, the Union of Federalists and Independent Republicans, the Forcas Armadas de Angola (FAA), General Antonio Franca N'Dalu, Joao Baptista de Matos, Teleservice, Executive Outcomes, President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, Phillip Sibanda, UN de-mining teams, Eeben Barlow, Willem Ehlers, KwaZulu-Natal security policemen, Vlakplaas, Colonel Andy Taylor, Brigadier Jan van der Hoven, the assassination of trade unionist Rick Turner, Eugene de Kock, askari Goodwill Sikhakhane, human right lawyer Griffiths Mxenge, Christo Nel, Dirk Coetzee, Richard Lyster, Colonel Roelf Venter, Mandisa Pumeza, Charles Sipho Hashe, Qaqwuli Godolozi, Champion Galela, Port Elizabeth activists, the Pebco Three, the SADF (South African Defence Force), exile, Elizabeth Hashe, Harold Sefola, the liberation movement, Nkosi Sikelel iAfrkca, detainees, Warrant Officer Paul van Vuuren, Margaret Thatcher, Piet Ntuli, KwaNdebele, Mbokotho, Brigadier Cronje, Captain Jacques Hechter, General Basie Smit, Father Smangaliso Mkhatshwa, the Special Forces, ANC guerrillas, the State Security Council, the San, the Gantsi (or “Ghanzi”) district, the Central Kalahari game reserve (CKGR), Xade, donor organizations, NGOs, the Bushman Development Officer, the Remote Areas Development Programmme (RADP), the Norwegian government, NORAD, Tswana communities, the Tribal Land Act, the Tribal Grazing Land Policy, the Botswana National Front (BNF), the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP), the National Development Plan, the First People of the Kalahari, the National Institute of Development Research and Documentation, the University of Botswana, the Okavanga river, Dr. Karen Ross, water engineer Peter Heyns, Kehemetswe Saozo, Peter Smith, Conservation International, a 155-mile pipeline, the Okavango Delta, paramount chief Tawana Moremi, River Maun, Momemi Sekwale, Okacom, the Frelimo government, Renamo guerrillas, peace, Beira station, civil war, the Beira Corridor, land-locked Rhodesia, Joaquim Lucio, Maputo Corridor Development, and President Joaquim Chissano.
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