Southern Africa

(Vol.VI6, no. 10)
by Southern Africa Committee
New York, New York, United States
December 1973
36 pages
Contents: 1. FEATURE • A Salute to the People of Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde • Meeting with Comrade da Luz, PAIGC •The Proclamation of the State of Guinea-Bissau • 2. SPECIAL •The Mid-East War, Israel and Southern Africa by Carolyn F. Lobban • 3. South Africa •  South African Government to put More Screws on Press • Appeal Court overturns Terrorism Convictions • A Second Loot at Carletonville • Government goes after Critics • Spro-Cas Report Released • SA fears Growth of Third World • Black Leader convicted under Terrorism Act • SASO Leaders flee from South Africa • Zulus refused Radio Station •Detention Without Trial Implemented • Blacks resist Evictions and are Teargassed • ECONOMICS • Higher skilled jobs, but not Unions • Alcan to sell some of it Subsidiary • Merck Expands, Confidence Expressed • IBM introduces “Call” System • STUDENTS • More SASO Leaders Banned • Student Unrest in Black Colleges • 4. Struggle Against Portugal • ANGOLA • Labor Strikes in Angola • Benguela Railway Defense • Portuguese War Communique • MOZAMBIQUE • Portuguese claim Desertions • Secret Police in Mozambique • FRELIMO consolidates power • Portuguese Planes napalm FRELIMO school • GUINEA-BISSAU • State of Guinea-Bissau Proclaimed • Portuguese Commanders Punished • Military Progress • INSIDE PORTUGAL • More Officers desert Portuguese Forces • Portuguese Military headquarters Bombed • Opposition Withdraws from Election • 5. Swaziland • Conservative Turnabout as King Sobhuza entrenches Supremacy • 6. Zimbabwe •  LIBERATION STRUGGLE • Mt. Darwin hit again • ZANU Conference • Tourist keep out • Guerrillas Sentenced • BLACK POLITICS • Zvogbo quits ANC Post • Top ANC officials Detained • RHODESIAN MILITARY ACTION • Rhodesian Slaughter in Tete • Pay Raise for Soldiers • Centenary on Guard • RHODESIAN POLITICS • Front faces guerrilla increases • Death Penalty • Rhodesian "Bantustans" • "Despondency" Outlawed • Women Students Banned • African National Council • ANC/Rhodesian Party Talks • ECONOMICS • Rhodesian welcomes Investment • Reynolds Metal Indicted for Sanctions Violations • 7. United States and Southern Africa • Action on Diggs' Fair Employment Practices slowed • DIGGS BACKS GUINEA BISSAU STATE • Aid to Portugal Questioned • State Department sponsors African Visitors from Mozambique and Lebowa • Byrd Amendment repeal gains New Support • 8. International Organizations • WORLD BANK/IMF • Mass walkout from Meeting • UNITED NATIONS • Challenge to South Africa at General Assembly • Confusion on O.A.U. stand on UN Namibia Talks • West Germany's Entry into UN stirs Concern • Canada to increase aid to Liberation Movements • Action News and Notes • CORPORATE ACTIONS • RHODESIAN CHROME FOCUS • PROFITS FROM MOZAMBICAN CASHEWS GIVEN TO FRELIMO • ITHACA, N.Y. BOYCOTTS NEW PORTUGUESE WINE • GULF BOYCOTT ACTIONS CONTINUE • CHICAGO BANK TO STOP SOUTH AFRICAN LOANS • POLITICAL ACTION • PEOPLES' RECOGNITION OF NEW GUINEA-BISSAU REPUBLIC • DEMONSTRATIONS ON PORTUGUESE ISSUE •  INTERNATIONAL ACTIONS • SOME INTERNATIONAL RESPONSES TO THE CARLETONVILLE MURDERS • SUPPORT FOR LIBERATION MOVEMENTS  • CANADIANS LAUNCH BOYCOTT CAMPAIGN • HOLLAND BOYCOTTS SOUTH AFRICAN ORANGES • 10. Book Reviews • The newsletter discusses Ithaca, Cornell University, AllegrÍa, Allegria wine, Heublein Wines, the Euro-American Bank, Central National Bank, United Virginia Bank, Maryland National Bank, Baltimore African Liberation Support Committee, Black Workers Congress, Pan Afrikan Union. Gulf Oil Company, Local 1199, Postal Alliance, Black Student Union of Baltimore Community College, the United Church of Christ, the Washington Office on Africa (WOA), Congressman Parren Mitchell, the Committee to Support the Republic of Guinea-Bissau, the American Committee on Africa (ACOA), Americans for Democratic Action, the Chicago Committee for the Liberation of Angola, Mozambique and Guinea, PAIGC, NATO, Ahmed Timol, Yousef Hassan Essak, Indhdrasen Moodley, Anglo-American Corporation, the National Party, Harry Oppenheimer, Chief Leabua Jonathan, Christian Institute, the Institute of Race Relations,  the National Union of South Africa Students (NUSAS), Beyers Naude, Rev. Theo Kotze, the Black People's Convention (BPC), Mosibudi Mangena, Chief Gatsha Buthelez, the Kwazulu Bantustan, the Ciskei Bantustan, Alcan Aluminium Ltd., Merck, Sharp and Dohme, the South African Students Organization (SASO), Henry Issacs, Mervyn Josi, the Organization of African Unity (OAU), Bishop Muzorewa, the African National Council (ANC), Congressman  Charles C. Diggs, Jr., D.C. Delegate Walter Fauntroy, Representative Andrew Young, Cedric Phatudi, Rhodesian sanctions, apartheid, KANU (Kenya African National Union), Amilcar Cabral, Edison Zvobgo, Rev. Canaan Banana, the Rhodesian Front, Aristides Pereira, and  an Angolan coffee boycott.
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