The newsletter reprints newspaper and magazine articles including: "South Africa’s year of all years" by John Carlin, "Plans for revolutionary health care … while the budget must be cut" by Pat Sidley, [Title not included] by David Beresford, [Title not included] by Alec Russell, "Reaction strengthens against secrecy compromise on truth commission," "True colours of a rainbow nation" by Phillip van Niekerk, [Title not included] by Fred Bridgland, "Namibia seals off boarder near Unita's Jamba base," "Jonas Savimbi n'est pas mort, il se cache dans la brousse," "Angola: Savimbi ne désarme pas," and three articles by Karl Maier ("Discontent makes it red hot in Alex," "ANC urged to deliver results on economy," and "Colonel lived life of luxury in a cell").The newsletter discusses Nelson Mandela, the African National Congress (ANC), General Constand Viljoen, the defence budget, Resistance Against Communism, Eddie von Maltitz, Terror Lekota, F.W. de Klerk, the National Party, Eugene Terreblanche, the Afrikaner Resistance Movement (AWB), Bophuthatswana, Winnie Mandela, Chief Mangosuthu Buthelezi, the Co-ordinated Anti-Poverty Programmes, Margaret Thatcher, Minister of Housing Joe Slovo, the South African Communist Party (SACP), the Dutch Reformed Church, Cor Uys, English, Afrikaans, the Department of National Health, Nkosazana Zuma, Dr. Jonathan Deeble, Dr. Olive Chissana, the RDP (Reconstruction and Development Programme), the Public Service Commission, the Finance and Fiscal Commission, the Sisulu committee, Walter Sisulu, Pallo Jordan, Cyril Ramaphosa, Allan Boesak, Thabo Mbeki, Rev. Arnold Stofile, Thomas Nkobi, Jacob Zuma, Cheryl Carolus, townships, Justice Minister Dullah Omar, the Goldstone Commission, Lawyers for Human Rights, civil rights activist Bheki Mlangeni, exploding earphones of a Walkman, Vlakplaas, Dirk Coetzee, HIV, AIDS, the South African Council of Churches (SACC), the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP), the KwaZulu ‘homeland’, killings of defected ANC guerrillas, Adriaan Vlok, Themba Khoza, Humphry Ndlovu, Alex Boraine, the Bebco Three, Qaqawuli Godolozi, Sipho Hashe, Champion Galela, the Port Elizabeth Civic Organisation (Pebco), Koevoet, Military Intelligence, the Goniwe inquest, Matthew Goniwe, killings, Operation Katzen, General Kat Liebenberg, General Joffel Van Der Westhuizen, the Ciskei, Lennox Sebe, the death of student activist Siphiwo Mthimkhulu, Topsy Madaka, detention, Mzwanele Fazzie, Norman Gcipe, P.W. Botha, violence, the right-wing, a summit of Afrikaner leaders, the Freedom Front, a Land Restitution Act, the Truth Commission, atrocities of the apartheid era, police, Colonel Eugene de Kock, the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), Alexandra township, Nkele Ntingame, the Alexandra Civic Organization, Jay Naidoo, unemployment, corruption, Umkhonto we Sizwe, Captain Kobus Swartz, Pretoria Central Prison, Zulu nationalists, the KawZulu-Natal Assembly, provincial elections, King Goodwill Zwelethini, President Sam Nujoma, defence force soldiers, crossing the Kavango river illegally, Col. Thomas Shuuya, the United Nations, Unita troops, disarm, demobilize, mercenaries, Executive Outcomes, President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, the Lusaka Protocol, alleged illegal arms sales, the MPLA government, Prime Minster Cavaco Silva, and civilian parties.
Used by permission of former board members of the Episcopal Churchpeople for a Free Southern Africa.
Collection: Elizabeth S. Landis collection, National Archives of Namibia