Southern Africa

by Southern Africa Committee
with Sean Gervasi, Allen Isaacman, George Hildebrand, Carolyn Fluehr-Lobban, Martin Garbus, Africa News Service, Ray Eglin, Thomas Nyquest, Mohamed A. EI-Khawas
New York, New York, United States
August 1977
40 pages
Contents: What Arms Embargo? • U.S. Press Smears Mozambique • U.S. Aid Examined: The Cambodian Experience • Zaire: The U.S.-Belgian-French Connection • Two South African Trials: An Observer's Report • South Africa • One Year Later: Student Resistance Continues • Overview • news briefs • update • France and South Africa Set Uranium Deal • South African Protest Attracts Citibank • South Africans Challenge White Authority • Churches Rebuffed In Namibia Mediation • U.S. Leaves Hands Off Rhodesian Office • U.S. Wants Distance From South African Intelligence • Black Students Deny Meeting With Young • Namibia • Drive Toward Settlement • Zimbabwe • Smith Looks for a Vote of Confidence • Farmworkers Join Guerrillas • Angola • Leaders of Attempted Coup Arrested • Mozambique • Attack on Mapai • U.S. • Forging the Carter Policy • Congressional Conservatives Support Minority Regimes • Conferences • Conference Against Apartheid Held in Lisbon • OAU Liberation Committee Stresses Armed Struggle • OAU Backs Patriotic Front • Secret Meetings to Win the West • Commonwealth Debates African Liberation • letters • Support Southern Africa Magazine In Style • book reviews • resources • action news notes • BANK CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED • ART AGAINST APARTHEID • UNION ACTS • TALLYING THE VOTE • Helping Education in Mozambique • CHURCHES SPEAK OUT • ON THE CAMPUSES • SOWETO COMMEMORATED • BOOKS NEEDED • The newsletter includes a review of the book The Tradition of Resistance in Mozambique: Anti-Colonial Activity in the Zambesi Valley, 1850-1921. The newsletter discusses military imports, tanks, radar, helicopters, self-propelled guns, FRELIMO, the Cold War, the Soviet Union, Samora Machel, the Congolese National Liberation Front (FLNC), Shaba province, Mobutu, King Hassan, the Shah of Iran, BOSS (Bureau of State Security), Idi Amin, Gulf Oil, General Motors (GM), Texaco, Mobil Oil, Goodyear, Continental Hotels. Continental Grain, IBM, Singer, Westinghouse, US Steel, Morrison-Knudsen, U.S. banks, Generale de Belgique, the Peace Corps, the International League for Human Rights, the African National Congress (ANC), Manufacturers Hanover Trust, Chase Manhattan Bank, Olin Co., the Terrorism Act, Morima Sexwale, Naledi Tsiki, Lele Motuang, Simon Mahlanyaneng, Elias Masinga, Martin Ramokgadi, Joe Cqabi, Petrus Mchabaleng, Nelson Diale, Michael Ngubeni, Jacob Seatholo, Pauline Mohale, Breyten Breytenbach, the Pietermaritzburg 10, Harold Nxasana, the Security Police, Sibusiso Ndebele, Stanley Nkosi, Petrus Mothlanthe, Steve Biko, the Black Peoples Convention, Robben Island, Ian Deway, Mr. Rwaxa, Soweto Student Representatives Council (SSRC), Soweto's Urban Bantu Council, mineral exports, Richards Bay, Saldanha Bay, the South African Reserve Bank, Chief Lucas Mangope, Bophuthatswana, ITT, Chrysler, Anglo-American Corp., Best Western of America, the National Party, the Progressive Reform Party, the Six Principles, Pfizer Inc., Eastman Kodak, Gillette, CPC International, the American Committee on Africa (ACOA), the International Atomic Energy Agency, the South African Students Organization (SASO), Tim Smith, the Krugerrand, Lutheran World Federation, the Board of Global Ministries of the Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, Transportation Consultants International, the Transkei, the Ciskei, the Rhodesian Front, Ian Smith, Dr. Selwyn Spray, the United Church of Christ, PAIGC, the Selous Scouts, Randfontein Gold Mining Company, Compagnie Generale des Matieres Nucleaires, the Committee of Ten, apartheid, the Rhodesian Information Office, Kenneth Towsey, the Organization of African Unity (OAU), the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the South West Africa People's Organization (SWAPO), the Western Powers, Alexander Van Wyck, Community Councils, David Thebehali, the Soweto Students Representative Council (SSRC), Ambassador Andrew Young, Harry Oppenheimer, Sechaba Montsitsi, U.S. investment, John Vorster Square, Bantu education, Umkonto We Sizwe, Don McHenry, the UN Council for Namibia, Martinus T. Steyn, Turnhalle, the Federal Party, the Namibia National Front, Dirk Mudge, Tanzanian President Julius Nyerere, Bishop Abel Muzorewa, Ndabaningi Sithole, the Zimbabwe People's Army (ZIPA), Nito Alves, MPLA, Agostinho Neto, Jose Van Dunem, Edmond Vales, the Carter administration, Henry Kissinger, Cyrus Vance, Phillip Habib, William Schaufele, Tony Lake, Zbigniew Brzezinski, Richard H. Ichord, Phillip M. Crane, Trent Lott, the Export-Import Bank, the Southern Africa Special Requirements Fund, Charles Diggs, UNICEF, the World Conference Against Apartheid, Racism and Colonialism, the PLO, Polisario, the Afro-Asian People's Solidarity Organization, the World Peace Council, Oliver Tambo, Robert Mugabe, Joshua Nkomo, the Patriotic Front, the Vorster regime, Sam Nujoma, ZANU, ZAPU, Senbank, the South African Trade Organization (SAFTO), Sidney Baron, Inc., E.F. Andrews, Allegheny Ludlum Industries, L. E.S. de Villiers, Gerhard de Kock, Donald deKieffer, Roelof F. (Pik) Botha, Kenneth Kaunda, sanctions, the Bantustan plan, Shell, BP, Caltex, Total, the Supreme Council for Sport in Africa, Prime Minister Muldoon, the Committee to Save New England Fisheries, the Committee to Oppose Bank Loans to South Africa (COBLSA), Clergy and Laity Concerned (CALC), the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC),the Mozambique Education Fund, Prexy Nesbitt, the Boston Coalition for the Liberation of Southern Africa, the Chicago Coalition on Southern Africa, Northern California ICCR, United Steelworkers Local 1011, Youngstown Sheet and Tube, chrome, the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, South African Airways (SAA) and Rev. Ben Chavis.
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Used by permission of former members of the Southern Africa Committee.
Collection: Northwestern University Libraries