About George M. Houser
by American Committee on Africa
New York, New York, United States
Undated, about 1971?
Coverage in Africa:
, South Africa
The report says George Houser has been Executive Director of the American Committee on Africa (ACOA) since 1955. He has travelled extensively in Africa and has attended all three of the All African Peoples Conferences (in Ghana 1958, Tunis 1960 and Cairo 1961) which represented the liberation movements of Africa. He also attended the founding conference of the Organization of African Unity in Addis Ababa in 1963 and was invited as an official guest to the inauguration of Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe as President of Nigeria. The report says ACOA has sponsored visits to the U.S. of such leaders as President Kenneth Kaunda of Zambia, President H. Kamuzu Banda of Malawi; the Honorable Tom Mboya, Minister in the Kenyan government; Joshua Nkomo of Rhodesia; Holden Roberto of Angola; and Oliver Tambo of South Africa. Houser has been active in the Civil Rights Movement and was one of the founders of the Congress of Racial Equality. He also is Vice President of the International Defence and Aid Fund.
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