Washington Notes on Africa

(Vol. I. No. 12)
by American Committee on Africa
with Gary Gappert (Editor)
Washington, DC, United States
September 1969
10 pages
The newsletter reports that the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights has written a brief about South African Airlines to the Civil Aeronautics Board, the U.S. Navy sees an important role for Southern Africa in its contingency planning, at the U.S. airbase in the Azores seven members of the Afro-American Culture society were involved in a brawl with Portuguese military officers and two white American advisors, Jonathan Bingham (D-N.Y.) is circulating a letter for co-signers that will urge each of the 10 consortium banks to decline to participate in the loan to the South African government, and Bingham and Lowenstein are offering an amendment to the Sugar Act that would drop the South African sugar quota and re-allocate it to black African sugar exporters including Uganda. Contents: 1. Return of U.S. Consul to Rhodesia Signals Ominous Policy Change • 2. Aiken on Rhodesia • 3. Rhodesia and U.S. Chrome • 4. Diggs' Trip to Southern Africa • 4. Diggs and Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland • 5. Preserving the American Empire • 6. Nigeria-Biafra • 7. The Congressional Group on Africa • 8. Situation Reports • 9. Other Notes
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