Southern Africa

(VOLUME IX, NO. 2)
by Southern Africa Committee
New York, New York, United States
February 1976
36 pages
Contents: OVERVIEW • Angola: The Armed Struggle Continues • MILITARY SITUATION • THE WAR FRONT • MERCENARIES FROM THE US • US DEBATE OVER ANGOLA POLICY • SENATE DEALS BLOW TO KISSINGER • CORPORATIONS BOW TO US POLICY: GULF AND BOEING • US AND SOVIET RESPONSE • US SEEKS AFRICAN ALLIES • SOUTH AFRICAN INVASION • INTERNATIONAL RESPONSE • SOLIDARITY • AT THE UN • PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF ANGOLA • "PRODUCE AND RESIST"-MPLA SLOGAN • WHERE MPLA IS IN FIRM CONTROL IT'S PEACEFUL • SOUTH AFRICA • POLITICS • BOPHUTHATSWANA OPTS FOR INDEPENDENCE • GOVERNMENT JUGGLES WITH BLACK-OCCUPIED LAND • POLITICAL REPRESSION CONTINUES • POLICE PREPARE FOR CONFLICT • GOVERNMENT ACTS AGAINST SONNY LEON • WHITE SOUTH AFRICANS VOTE FOR UN MEMBERSHIP • WHITE POLITICS • FOREIGN RELATIONS • SOUTH AFRICA AND ITS WESTERN ALLIES • ECONOMICS • IMMIGRATION KEY TO SOUTH AFRICAN GROWTH • RICHEST BANTUSTAN IN TROUBLE • DECENTRALIZATION PLANS HIT INDUSTRY • SOUTH AFRICA AND THE WORLD-ECONOMIC NOTES • MINING NEWS • STATE CORPORATIONS INCREASE ROLE • "DO SOMETHING"-GOVERNMENT PLEA ON INFLATION • NEW MOVE BY BOSSES • Namibia • THE HOME FRONT • Zimbabwe • NKOMO-SMITH TALKS • SITHOLE WHEREABOUTS KNOWN • The struggle continues • Mozambique • RIGHTIST REVOLT PUT DOWN • ORGANIZING A COMMUNAL VILLAGE • Guinea-Bissau • INSIDE THE REPUBLIC • FOREIGN AFFAIRS • Cape Verde • THE REPUBLIC OF CAPE VERDE • Sao Tome and Principe • Neighbors • THE ZAMBIAN ECONOMY • ZAMBIA IN RELATION TO ZIMBABWE AND ANGOLA • NYERERE'S POSITION ON ZIMBABWE • DEVELOPMENTS IN LESOTHO • JEHOVAHS WITNESSES IN MALAWI • US DOUBLE-TALK ON APARTHEID • LEGAL ACTION ON NAMIBIA PLANNED • ACTION NEWS & NOTES • SUPREMES' SOUTH AFRICAN TOUR CUT SHORT • LETTER FROM A SOUTH AFRICAN • HARASSMENT OVER FILM ON SOUTH AFRICA • 100,000 PETITIONS PRESENTED TO EXPEL SA FROM UN • INTERNATIONAL ACTIONS • INTERNATIONAL, CHURCH ACTIONS • GROUP CAMPAIGNS AND BOYCOTTS, SPORTS AND CULTURAL • Books Received/Book Review • Resources • UPDATE • U.S. Angola Aid Set At $100 Million • U.S. Pleased With O.A.U. Rift • American Diplomacy Provokes Rebuffs • Zimbabwe Divisions Trouble O.A.U • Demonstration Opposes U.S. Angola Role • FNLA Threat Poses Dilemma for U.S. • Former U.S. Treasurer Visits South Africa • The newsletter discusses Lucas Mangope, arrests, detention, the Progressive Reform Party (PFP), the National Party (NP), the United Party (UP), liberation movements, nuclear collaboration, Western economic investment, Minister of Mines Dr. Piet Koornhof, West Germany, Kraftwerk Union, Dr. Hans-Gunther Sohl, trade, strategic links, Henry Kissinger, Daniel P. Moynihan, NATO, Jimmy Kruger, military action, Owambo, the Terrorism Act, SWAPO, Joshua Nkomo, Ian Smith, Edson Sithole, Muzorewa, Ndabaningi Sithole, Rhodesian Security Police, Frelimo, MPLA, Soviet Union, Cuba, Yugoslavia, Zaire, the Movement for the Liberation of Sao Tome and Principe (MLSTP), UNITA, Luis Cabral, mercenaries, Prime Minister J.B. Vorster, human rights, NAACP, Clarence Mitchel, Sean MacBride, the 1974 Decree on the Protection of the Natural Resources of Namibia, the World Council of Churches, the film "Last Grave at Dimbaza", the National Anti-Imperialist Movement in Solidarity with African Liberation, (NAIMSAL), Tony Monteiro, the All-Africa Conference of Churches (AACC), the Dutch Council of Churches, Falconbridge Nickel Mines Ltd., National Anti-Apartheid Committee, Ben Gurirab, Sean Gervasi, Paul Irish, the American Committee on Africa (ACOA), the Organization of African Unity (OAU), Julius Nyerere, Gen. Murtala Mohammed, Dame Dellinger, Cora Weiss, Rep. Bella Abzug, Robert Anderson, Transkei, Kaiser Matanzima, the Special Committee Against Apartheid, CORE, and the Ford Administration.
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