ECSA Bulletin

by Episcopal Churchpeople for a Free Southern Africa
New York, New York, United States
July 1, 1997
10 pages
Contents:  'I DON'T THINK HE CAN COPE WITH THE TRUTH'• Water to one million people in one thousand days - a South African success story • The newsletter reprints a letter to F.W. de Klerk from David Russell as printed in a South African newspaper and an excerpt from a Human Rights Commission document on Section 19 hearings. Other reprints of newspaper and magazine articles including: "Doctors warned by TRC for apartheid era abuses," "Nats lash out at Bishop over talks with FW" by Clive Sawyer, "African elephants fenced in for the kill" by Ruaridh Nicoll, "Himba drowning in their desert Eden" by Ruaridh Nicoll, "Epupa Dam Scheme - a 'frightening scenario'" by Hans Beukes, [Title not included] by Lynne Duke, "Chiefs lobby in Europe," "Apartheid agents 'flew drugs to UK'" by David Beresford, "Report: S. Africans aided Mobutu haul," "De Klerk on campaign to discredit the ANC" by Gilbert A. Lawrence, and [Title not included] by David Beresford. The newsletter discusses: the National Party (NP), the Bantu Education Act, the Pass Laws, the Population Registration Act, the 90-day Detention Act, the University of Cape Town, bulldozers destroying shanty homes in Crossroads settlement, Steve Biko, Dot Cleminshaw, Bishop Patrick Matolengwe, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), the Health and Human Rights Project, SAMDC (South African Medical and Dental Council), MASA (Medical Association of South Africa), the South African Medical Service, the South African Nursing Council, Dr. Leslie London, Dr. Lothar Neethling, security officials, Neil Barnard, the State Security Council, the National Intelligence Service, Vice-Admiral Andries Putter, General Basie Smit, security police, General Johan van der Merwe, the SAP (South African Police), General Jac Buchner, the KwaZulu Police (KZP), General Mike van den Berg, the Department of Waters Affairs and Forestry, Prof. Kader Asmal, the Clean Water Supply and Sanitation Branch, Mrs. Thyphina Mbhele, Members of Parliament, the budget speech, the Namiibia / Botswana border,the Okavango Delta, the Caprivi strip, Minister of Commerce and Industry George Kgoroba, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (Cites), ivory, wildlife management, the Environmental Investigation Agency, poachers, Karen Ross, Conservation International, Karamata Mutambo, the Himba tribe, cattle, Epupa Falls, Hepu Muhenja, Jesaya Nyamu, the Ministry of Mines and Energy, power, a hydro-electric dam, Andrew Corbett, Kozongombe Tjingee, subsistence farmers, herdsmen, the International Court of Justice, the Epupa Dam Project, the Kanango River, the OAU (Organization of African Unity), the Ovahimbas, Chief Katjira Muniombara, the Kunene, the Kxoe Bushman, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the World Wildlife Fund, the Integrated Rural Development and Nature Conservation program, Popa Falls, the Ministry of Environment and Tourism, the Ministry of Land, the Mbukushu, Chief Erwin Mbambo Munika, Chris Brown, the Legal Assistance Center, Kipi Gorge, Chief Tembwe Joseph Mayumi, the Mafwe tribe,  the South West African People’s Organization (SWAPO), Chief Hikuminue Kapika, Chief Paulus Tjavara, ancestral graves, the Congo River, the Okavango River, a pipeline, a Springbok test match, rugby, sporting ties, cannabis, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Dumisa Ntzebeza, the Directorate of Covert Collections, military intelligence, South Africa’s chemical and biological weapons program, Dr. Wouter Basson, P.W. Botha, Project Coast, U.S. intelligence, Nelson Mandela, the National Intelligence Agency, Mandrax, Ecstasy, Zaire, dictator Mobutu Sese Seko, the African National Congress (ANC), the Nobel Peace Prize, Stephen Cilliers, Roelf Meyer, the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP), the Democratic Party, Anneli Oosthuizen, education, job creation, law student Marisa Meyer, Hennie J. Kotze, Stellenbosch, the wine industry, South African wine growers, international fraud, Minister of Agriculture Derek Hanekom, KWV (Kooperatiewe Wijnbouwers Vereniging), international champagne scams, Jean-Claude Remaury, Charley Delmare, and Marc Proux-Delrouyre.
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