ACOA Action News

(No. 8)
by American Committee on Africa
with Gail Morlan, Paul Irish, Jennifer Davis
New York, New York, United States
Fall 1980
4 pages
Type: Newsletter
Coverage in Africa: Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe
Coverage outside Africa: United States, Europe
Language: English
The newsletter reports: 1) Over 300 people attended a reception for Prime Minister Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe on August 26, organized by ACOA together with the Women's Division of the Board of Global Ministries of the United Methodist Church; ACOA president William Booth acted as master of ceremonies and introduced the Prime Minister 2) Books on diplomacy, political economy and the problems of underdevelopment are currently being purchased by The Africa Fund for a diplomatic library in Mozambique, and C) CBS has signed a contract with Bob Arum of Top Rank Inc. to telecast the WBA heavyweight championship fight between black American Mike Weaver and white South African Gerrie Coetzee to be held in Bophuthatswana on October 25. Contents: Legislatures Take On Divestment • Tozamile Botha Interviewed • Field Report: Zimbabwe Reconstructs • Film Review: Abaphuciwe • Probing Western Links • More Action News • Citibank Makes New Loan to South Africa • Prime Minister Robert Mugabe [Note: name also spelled Thozamile Botha]
This item was digitized for Aluka, which made it available to the African Activist Archive.
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa).
Collection: Africa Action Archive