Southern Africa

A Monthly Survey of News and Opinion
(Vol. III, No. 7)
by Southern Africa Committee
with John Shlapobersky
New York, New York, United States
September 1970
20 pages
Contents: 1. Editorial • 2. FEATURE ARTICLE: "The Hudson Institute and it Flying Think Tank"--An African Adventure • 3. THE LIBERATION MOVEMENTS • ANC Underground Carries On-Bomb Leaflets Explode Again • And Bombing in the U.S.A. • South African Sending Reinforcements to Namibia • The Trial of the 22 • The Banned, The Listed, and The Bannished • Highest Daily Prison Population • 4. THE PORTUGUESE TERRITORIES • Vorster Received in Visit to Lisbon • Portuguese Deputies Lost in Guinea • Deaths of Salazar, Galvao • Armed Struggle Continues • 5. HOW VORSTER'S JAILERS "BROKE" ME (A Personal Account) • 6. INSIDE RHODESIA • 7. AT THE UNITED NATIONS • Secretary General Addresses Heads of State of the O.A.U. • Portugal Urged to Apply Principle of Independence • Security Council Condemns Violations of Arms Embargo • 8. SPORT • South Africa Withdraws From Squash Championship • Boycott of World Gliding Championships • Australians Demand End to Sport With South Africa • Rugby Players Oppose Mixed Sport • 9. STUDENTS • Blacks Walk Out of NUSAS • Charges Against White Demonstrators Dropped • 10. BIG BRITISH FIRM REJECTS SOUTH AFRICAN OFFER • 11. INSIDE NAMIBIA • Final Solution for Bushman? • Development for Ovamboland • International Year to Combat Racism: Celebrate it in Namibia? • Back to the World Court • The War Continues • Curfews on Africans in Windhoek • 12. THE CHURCHES AND SOUTHERN AFRICA • World Council of Churches Allocates $200,000 to Groups Fighting Racism • Vorster's Reaction • World Alliance of Reformed Churches (Presbyterian and Congregational) Disrupted Over Apartheid • GULF OIL AND THE UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST • The newsletter discusses the Terrorism Act, Benjamin Ramotse, Major Swanepoel, Herman Kahn, the Suppression of Communism Act, the Unlawful Organization Act, the African National Congress, the Portuguese Embassy, the Rhodesian Information Office, the Revolutionary Action Party, Kenneth Towsey, the South West African People’s Organization (SWAPO), George Bizos, the South African Communist Party (SACP), Antonio de Oliveira Salazar, Henrique Galvao, Prime Minister Caetano, Black Sash, Cabora Bassa, ASEA, Societe Anonima Elettrificazione (SAE), Maurice Stans, Rev. Abilio Tavares Cardoso, FRELIMO, the MPLA, Basil Davidson, Eduardo Mondlane, Samora Machel, PAIGC, Botha, the United Party, the Committee for a Just Canadian Policy Towards Africa, John Shlapobersky, Ian Smith, UDI (Universal Declaration of Independence), the Commonwealth Medical Association, apartheid, Secretary General U Thant, the Organization of African Unity (OAU), the Special Committee of 24 on decolonization, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the International Squash Rackets Association, Hannes Marais, the National Union of South African Students, the South African Students Organization (SASO), Barney Pityana, the University Christian Movement (UCM), Neville Curtis, Patrick Desmond, Neil Wates, Wates Ltd., the League of Nations, the Urban League, Chase Manhattan Bank, Helen Suzman, the South African Council of Churches (SACC), Prime Minister John Vorster, the Dutch Reformed Church, the United Church of Christ (UCC), B.R. Dorsey, Gulf Oil Corporation, South African Airways, the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), 747 Boeing jumbo jets, Robert J. Mangum, the New York State Human Rights Division, and British arms sales to South Africa.
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