Southern Africa

(VOL. VII, NO. 8)
by Southern Africa Committee
New York, New York, United States
September 1974
36 pages
Contents: 1. Feature: Fighting the Other Colonialism: The Women's Struggle in Guinea-Bissau by Stephanie Urdang • 2. South Africa • Progressives Gain at United Party Expense • Black Doctors Refuse Pay Subsidy • Conference on Development of The North • Chief Buthelezi: Plan for a Federal South Africa • British Boycott of SA TV Planned • Pressure for a Black Bishop for Johannesburg • Sports • International Relations • SA Intensifies Oil Search • US Trade with South Africa Escalates • South Africa's Defense Strategies: An Overview • "Vigilance On The Border" • Blacks Recruited, Anti-insurgency Training Intensifies • Arms, Men and Atom Bombs • South Africa's Trump Card: NATO at the Cape? • 3. Struggle in Portugal and Africa • ANGOLA • Angolan Liberation Unity-History and Future • Inside Angola • Reprint: Whites Slay Africans in Angola by David Martin • Military Reports • MOZAMBIQUE • Political Developments- FRELIMO, the Portuguese and the Mozambique Right-wing • New Province Opened by FRELIMO • More on Massacres • Mozambique and South Africa • PORTUGAL • Portugal Seeks Solutions • Speech by Spinola pledging future • Independence for Colonies • Politics are Main Subject • Deserters and Draft Dodgers • The Forgotten Colonies • Waldheim Concludes Visit to Portugal • REPUBLIC OF GUINEA-BISSAU • Inside Guinea-Bissau • Portugal, The U.N. and Guinea-Bissau • Inside The Cape Verde Islands • US Plans • 4. Zimbabwe • Guerilla Struggle Continues • Settlement Discussions • Sanctions News • Rhodesian Elections • ECONOMICS: OAU Cites Japan for sanctions violations • Whites Look Southward • 5. Namibia • Detained SWAPO Leaders • Convention Seeks Recognition • Ovambo Exodus Continues • British Policy to Change? • Warning on Settlers in Namibia • Wall Street Warning to American Investors • 6. Neighbors • Major Reshuffle in Lesotho Council of Ministers • Shell Exploration in Swaziland • Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland Seek Greater Monetary Freedom • Zambia Pays High Price for Sanctions Compliance • 7. U.S. and Southern Africa • House Sanctions Vote Nears • Congressional Staff Visit S.A. • US Import of Namibian Seals may Gut Mammal Protection Act • Commerce Department Visit Protested • 8. Action News and Notes • Dockers Send Back Rhodesian Cargo • NY Times Loses South African Discrimination Case • Gulf Boycott Coalition on Bombings • Sing Along with White Supremacy • SA Police USA Visit Protested • National Actions • Church Supported for African Change • 9. Book Reviews • Africa Research Group, Race To Power • Gwendolen M. Carter, Southern Africa: Prospects for Change • Kenneth W. Grundy, Confrontation and Accommodation in Southern Africa • 10. Resources • The newsletter discusses Amilcar Cabral, PAIGC, Boe Oriental, Dr. Alex Boraine, the Progressive Party, Sir de Villiers Graaff, the Johannesburg City Council, Chief Gatsha Buthelezi, Gora Ebrahim, Bantustan leaders, Tanzania Radio, Equity, the British Actors Union, Norman Middleton, South African Soccer Federation, FIFA, South African Rugby teams, General Moshe Dayan, lobbying, Casey, Lane and Mittendor, Senator Edward M. Kennedy, South African sugar, Gerald Sparrow, the British Broadcasting Corporation, he "Club of Ten", the South African Officials Act, Prime Minister Ian Smith, Prime Minister John Vorster, Minister of Interior and Information Dr. Mulder, the Arab oil embargo, oil reserves, Soekor, the South African Oil Exploration, Standard Oil of California, Texaco, Chevron, Minister of Defence P.W. Botha, the South African Reserve Bank, the South African Air Force, the Caprivi Strip, the South African Defence Force (SADF), unrest, intensified guerrilla action, the Portuguese coup, Lieutenant-General Magnus Malan, Admiral H.H. Biermann, white-owned farms, Limpopo River, a French nuclear reactor, South African uranium, President Giscard d'Estaing, the Simonstown agreement, the British Royal Navy, British Prime Minister Wilson, Admiral Hugo Biermann, war ships, the Labour Government, the Supreme Allied Commander in the Atlantic region (SACLANT), the Russian presence, the Indian Ocean, MPLA (Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola), FNLA (National Liberation Front of Angola), UNITA, President Nyerere of Tanzania, Mobutu of Zaire, Kaunda of Zambia, General Gowon of Nigeria, Daniel Chipenda, Jorge Sangumba, Miguel Puna, Holden Roberto, Agostinho Neto, Cabinda, the OAU (Organization of African Unity), General W.A. Mbouamoua, General Franco Pinheiro, the Soviet Union, General Marques, General Franco Pinheiro, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Stall, United Resistance of Angola (RUA), the Portuguese Government, General Spinola, mercenary Michael Hoare, President Banda, Cabora Bassa, Lourenco Marques, Portuguese soldiers, the Trans-Zambezi, United Nations Commission of Inquiry, Joaquin Ribeiro de Caravallio, Estevao Joao Almeida, Salazar, Caetano, decolonization, the Armed Forces Movement, Colonel Vasco GonÒ«alves, COPCON (for Comando Operacional do Continente), Antonio de Spinola, sanctions, apartheid, South African Export Credit Scheme, the Mozambique Convention, dictatorship, Secretary-General Kurt Waldheim, Marcelino Dos Santos, President Idi Amin, UNIP (United National Independence Party), ZANU (Zimbabwe African National Union), Fungai Tichavepdeza, Rhodesian Front (RF), Lardner Burke, Rhodesian security forces, landmines, freedom fighters, Edson Sithole, United African National Congress (UNAC), the Common Market Countries, Episcopal Churchmen for South Africa, SWAPO (South West Africa People's Organization), South African Department of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Minister Muller, the Terrorism Act, Thomas Komati, David Meraro, Lutheran Bishop Leonard Auala, Anglican Bishop Richard Wood, Ezriel Taapopi, Joseph Kashea, Ordinance 13 of 1962, United Nations Commissioner for Namibia Sean MacBride, Ovamboland, J. Otto, United Nations resolutions, the International Court of Justice (ICJ), Afrikaaner settlers, the House of Representatives, S.1868, students from Southern University, the South African Department of Information, the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Secretary of State Kissinger, the Fouke Company, the Farrell Lines ship African Dawn, Engelhard, Phillip Bros., Phillip Bros., Baltimore longshoremen, the New York Coalition to Stop Rhodesian Imports, New York City Commission on Human Rights, the New York Times, American Committee on Africa (ACOA), African Heritage Studies Association, One Hundred Black Men, Judge William Booth, Tapson Mawere, Mududzei Mudzi, Pat Roach, R. Righter (Richard Righter), Defense Forces Band, the South African Border Defense Fund, the Rhodesian military, Mormon Church, Brigham Young University, the South African police, the Police Olympics, Mayor Joseph Alioto of San Francisco, Lutheran World Federation, Massachusetts Conference of the United Church of Christ (UCC), Mary Pottle, and the Pan-African Liberation Committee.
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