macsa news

by Madison Area Committee on Southern Africa
with Patty Cone, John Hunter, Wandile Kuse
Madison, Washington, United States
August 1974
8 pages
Contents:   MACSA CALENDAR • STATEMENT OF EDITORIAL POLICY AND INTENT • WOMEN, AND THE LIBERATION MOVEMENTS IN SOUTHERN AFRICA by Patty Cone • THE PORTUGUESE COUP AND AFRICAN WARS: PART II by John Hunter • FRELIMO PROMISES HELP • GUERILLA STRUGGLE CONTINUES HEAVY • NEW RAIL LINK • SANCTIONS NEW • PORTUGUESE ATROCITIES • SOUTH AFRICAN MILITARY PREPARING • SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE INVITED TO UNITED STATES • MADISON SUSTAINING FUND MEETING: JULY 21, 1974 by Wandile Kuse • The newsletter discusses the first anniversary of the proclamation of the Republic of Guinea-Bissau, Southern African liberation forces, the struggle against imperialist oppression, campus news, fundraising activities, the Women's Detachment, girls, the Frelimo Central Committee, OMA (Organizacao do Mulher de Angola), village politics, Village Action Committees, LIFEMO, food production and storage, schools in Bagamoyo (Tanzania), child care, Portuguese colonies, the ruling junta in Portugal, Prime Minister Palma Carlos, provisional President Antonio de Spinola, the Armed Forces Movement, the Community Party, Col. Vasco dos Santos Goncalves, Maj. Otelo Saraiva, Geoffrey Godsell of The Christian Science Monitor, independence, PAIGC, military rule, United Nations sanctions on Rhodesia,  the Organization of African Unity (OAU), the Cabora Bassa scheme, Zimbabwe freedom fighters, Uganda's President Idi Amin, the UNIP branch in Chingola, the Rhodesian Front, Lardner Burke, landmines, the manager of Maziveyi Bus Service, Anti-Apartheid News, Ian Smith, Hawker Hunter jet fighters, the Royal Jordanian Air Force, South African trade with Japan, anti-Japanese sentiment, Common Market countries, the European Economic Community, Air Rhodesia's New York office, Renton Cowley, the U.S. Treasury, a United Nations fact-finding commission, Portuguese troops, Shailendra Kumar Upadhyay of Nepal, border police, regular army troops, the South African Defense Ministry, African mine workers, counterinsurgency training, the South African Police (SAP), the Police Olympics in San Francisco, the Sharpeville Massacre, Mayor Joseph L. Alioto, the film strip and cassette commentary "Partners in Apartheid," and political education.

Used by permission of David Wiley and William Minter, former members of Madison Area Committee on Southern Africa.
Collection: Nancy Freehafer collection