Southern Africa

(Volume XIV Number 1)
by Southern Africa Committee
with Gloria Jacobs, Joan Draper, Stephanie Urdang, Jennifer Davis, Richard Knight, Steve Vegh, Andrew Marx, Richard Leonard, Sean Gervasi, David Brooks, Bill Hartung, Trevor Abrahams, Mike Fleshman, Jim Cason, Dumisani Kumalo
New York, New York, United States
January-February 1981
36 pages
Contents: SOUTH AFRICA: TOTAL STRATEGY FOR TOTAL WAR • Overview • The Roots of South Africa’s Total Strategy • US Companies Enlist • Mobilizing for Total War • The Shooting War • Laying the Basis For Intervention • All that Glitters… • Estimated SAAF Arms Inventory • SA Army-Major Weapon Systems in Service • Western Gunrunners • Apartheid's Atomic Allies • Three Hundred Years of Resistance • A Voice for Liberation: ANC Leader Interviewed • The Military: A Reader's Guide • Resources • NAMIBIA • “Nothing Can Stop Us”-SWAPO Woman Speaks • South Africa Sinks Namibia Plan • MOZAMBIQUE •Mozambique: The Women of “3 de Fevereiro” • ZIMBABWE • Zimbabwe: Nkomo Down, Tekere Out • SOUTH AFRICA • Press Crackdown • SOUTHERN AFRICA • Struggling for Independence • DEPARTMENTS • Shorts • Publications Received • Action News and Notes • DIVESTMENT-THE STATE OF MICHIGAN • SWAPO/SAMRAF TOUR • Lutherans Move Towards Divestment • Newsbriefs • The newsletter includes an interview with ANC Secretary General Alfred Nzo. The newsletter discusses Ellen Musialela, the South West African People’s Organization (SWAPO), Kurt Waldheim, Sam Nujoma, the UN Security Council, the Turnhalle Alliance, the Reagan administration, Pik Botha, the Organization of Women (OMM), the Organization of Youth (OJM), communal villages, Robert Mugabe, Joshua Nkomo, Edgar Tekere, ZANU-PF, PF-ZAPU, the Media Workers Association of South Africa (MWASA), the African National Congress (ANC), Walter Sisulu, Phil Mtimkulu, Zwelakhe Sisulu, the Southern Africa Development Coordination Conference (SADCC), NSSM 39, P.W. Botha, Harry Oppenheimer, Anglo-American Corporation, General Magnus Malan, the South African Defence Force (SADF), COSAWR, Space Research Corporation, 155mm howitzers, John Stockwell, the CIA, John Clancy, the Carter administration, the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, STEAG, Agronne National Laboratories, Valindaba, Koeberg, uranium enrichment, the African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde (PAIGC), the Caetano regime, Elisio de Figueiredo, the Soweto Rebellion, Steve Biko, Black Consciousness organizations, the South African Students Organization (SASO), the South African Police (SAP), Sasol, House Bill 5446, State Representative Perry Bullard, State Representative Vergil Smith, the South African Military Relief Fund (SAMRAF), Mike Morgan, the Lutheran Coalition on Southern Africa, the American Lutheran Church (ALC), Edward May, the Lutheran Federation, Peter Kjeseth, the MPLA, Jose Edwardo dos Santos, Lennox Sebe, Charles Sebe, the Ciskei, Peter Kilby, the South African Sugar Association, William Casey, the Reagan transition team, the Geneva accords on prisoners of war, Ncimbithi Johnson Lubishi, Petrus Tseo Mashigo, Naphtali Menaga, Nelson Mandela, Brian Urquhart, Geneva, Armscor, the National Supplies Procurement Act, the National Key Points Act, Cassinga, Ovamboland, Walvis Bay, Trevor Edwards, Paul Wee, Lutheran World Ministries, Cornel David Moises, Alexander Haig, NATO, James Santini, Union Carbide, Allegheny-Ludlum, James Raiford, Englehard Minerals and Chemicals, ferrochromium, vanadium, platinum, ferromanganese, the Kalahari desert, the Pan-African Congress (PAC), the Sharpeville massacre, FRELIMO, ZANU, civic organizations, Bishop Dlamini, Gatsha Buthelezi, trade unionist Tozamile Botha, and the Silverton bank siege.
This item was digitized for Aluka, which made it available to the African Activist Archive.
Used by permission of former members of the Southern Africa Committee.
Collection: Northwestern University Libraries