Southern Africa

(Vol. VII, No. 2)
by Southern Africa Committee
with Robert Van Lierop
New York, New York, United States
February 1974
28 pages
Contents: 1. Feature: "THOSE WHO MEND THE SKY..." - Visit to Guinea-Bissau  by Robert Van Lierop • 2. South Africa • AMERICANS AT ADDIS DIALOGUE • SCHLEBUSCH COMMISSION: HARASSMENT CONTINUES • DR. MANAS BUTHELEZI BANNED • BUTHELEZI ATTENDS AMERICAN-AFRICAN DIALOGUE • FOSTER AND ASHE COMPETE IN SOUTH AFRICA ... BUT WHO WON? • SOUTH AFRICA ABROAD: THE IRON FIST AND THE KID GLOVE • BULUGHA DECLARATION ADOPTED BY MULTIRACIAL GROUP • HARSH URBAN CONDITIONS THWART FAMILY PLANNING • ECONOMICS • AFRICAN FARMWORKERS FEUDAL-STYLE SLAVES • SOUTH AFRICAN COAL TO ENERGY-HUNGRY U.S. • ITT IN SOUTH AFRICA ANALYZED • NEW BANK FORMED TO CHANNEL SOUTH AFRICAN FUNDS TO AFRICA • 3. STRUGGLE AGAINST PORTUGAL • republic of guinea-bissau • SUPPORT FOR INDEPENDENCE CONTINUES • GUINEA-CONAKRY AIDS PAIGC • ECONOMIC LURE FOR CAPE VERDE ISLANDS • ON THE MILITARY FRONT • mozambique • VITAL RAILWAY ATTACKED IN MOZAMBIQUE • BUILDING A HEALTHY MOZAMBIQUE • "OUR STRENGTH IS OUR PEOPLE" • FRELIMO REPORTS YEAR'S MILITARY ACTIVITY • 400 POLITICAL PRISONERS FREED • SPANISH PRIESTS RELEASED • angola • MILITARY ACTIVITY • MPLA MILITANTS JAILED IN ZAIRE • NETO PUTS ANGOLAN STRUGGLE IN CONTEXT OF ALL HUMANITY • WASHINGTON POST REPORTER WITH UNITA • JOURNALIST EXPRESSES DISAGREEMENT WITH WASHINGTON POST REPORTS • portugal • A LUTA CONTINUA • NEW FACES, OLD POLICIES • ISOLATION INCREASES IN PORTUGAL • DISCOVERIES IN REVERSE • "SLANDER" AGAINST PIDE • 4. united states & southern africa • WEAK AMENDMENT ON U.S. AID TO PORTUGAL • SANCTIONS AGAINST RHODESIA RE-INSTATED BY SENATE • CONGRESS EXTENDS DIPLOMATIC IMMUNITIES TO O.A.U. • EASUM TO REPLACE NEWSOM FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS • AMBASSADOR TO PORTUGAL CONFIRMED • NORTH AMERICAN AID TO PORTUGAL IN AFRICA • 5. Action News and Notes • CORPORATE ACTIONS • "TEA PARTY" DEMONSTRATIONS AGAINST GULF OIL • BANK VICTORIES BRING PUBLICITY • NEW COMMITTEE PUBLICIZES BOYCOTT OF PORTUGUESE PRODUCTS • POLITICAL ACTIONS • SUPPORT FOR REPUBLIC OF GUINEA-BISSAU • HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION TO TRY NEW YORK TIMES • COMPLIMENTARY ADS AGAINST APARTHEID • BLACK ACTIONS ON SOUTHERN AFRICA • RHODESIAN CHROME GOES "HOME" • LIBERATION SUPPORT ACTION • WINE BOYCOTT PLANNED IN MADISON • AN OPEN LETTER TO SCLC LEADERS • INTERNATIONAL ACTIONS • INTERNATIONAL LABOR GROUPS • SPORTS SCENE • INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS • 6. Book Reviews • The newsletter includes a review of the books Politics in Rhodesia, White Power in an African State by Larry W. Bowman; Black and White Elites in Rural Rhodesia by A. K. H. Weinrich; and The United Nations and Economic Sanctions in Rhodesia by Leonard Kapungu. The newsletter discusses MACSA (Madison Area Committee on Southern Africa, Julian Bond, John Lewis, the U.S. Voter Education Project. The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), National Union of South African Students (NUSAS), the Christian Institute (CI), and the Institute of Race Relations (IRR), Chief Gatsha Buthelezi, Kwazulu, Arthur Ashe, Bob Foster, Pierre Fourie, Piet Koornhof, the Davis Cup, International Federation of Body Builders, the Federation Cup, international sport, the Bureau of State Security (BOSS), political opponents of apartheid, Stanley Winer, Secretary of Information Eschel Rhoodie, Chief Matanzima, Transkei, Tom Swartz, the Coloured Representative Council, M. Naidoo, the South African Indian Congress, Helen Suzman, the Progressive Party. Professor Van Niekerk, Bantustan leaders, the Special Project on Christianity in Apartheid Society (SPRO-CAS), Standard Telephone and Cables, the United Presbyterian Church, the Transvaal Coal Owners' Association, Alan Tew, Edesa Corporation (Economic Development for Equatorial and Southern Africa), Dr. Anton Rupert, the Rothmans Group, Luxembourg Credit Bank, Dr. Karl Schiller, West Germany, Ford, General Motors (GM), IBM, Barclays Banks, Robert Bosch, Daimler-Benz, Dresdner Bank,  Anglo American, Robert Construction, Marubeni Corporation of Japan, the African Liberation Support Committee (ALSC), General Gowan, the Episcopal Church, Representative Charles Diggs, Congressman Louis Stokes, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), the Organization of African Unity (OAU), the Economic Commission for Africa, NATO, a South African-born Coloured woman, Ambassador Jeanne-Martin Cisse, Samora Machel, Mozambique Governor-General Pimentel dos Santos, the Burgos Order, Concordat with the Vatican, Catholic missionary work, massacres, Wiriyamu, torture of black prisoners, FNLA, President Mobutu, Holden Roberto, Dr. Agostinho Neto, Leon Dash, the Washington Post, the National Union for the Total Independence of Angola, the Benguela Railroad, Arslan Humbaraci,, the Zambian Information Bureau, the liberation struggle in Southern Africa, the Liga de Uniao e Accao Revolucionaria (LUAR), PIDE-DGS, Prime Minister Marcello Caetano, Silva Cunha, Moreira Baptista, Veiga Simao, Rui Patricio, Rebelo de Sousa, Pereira Crespo, Spinola, Kaulza de Arriaga, Donald Easum, Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, David D. Newsom, Stuart Nash Scott, the Gulf Boycott Coalition, the Euro-American Banking Corporation (EABC), loans to South Africa, the National Council of Churches, Merchants National Bank (Indianapolis), City National of Detroit, Central National of Chicago, Indiana Southern Africa Committee, United Christian Missionary Society, the Committee for a Free South Africa, Omowale Clay, the New York City African Liberation Support Committee, Gil Fernandes, William Booth, the American Committee on Africa (ACOA), Gene Locke, Kasisi Jitu Weusi, Law Student Association, Black Student Union, Episcopal Center, the Southern Africa Support Committee, Gulf Boycott activities, Sharfudine Khan, Franklin Alexander, the National Anti-Imperialist Conference of Afro-Americans in Solidarity with African Liberation, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Farrell shipping lines, Rhodesian electrolytic nickel cathodes, the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), Union, the B-1 Bomber Collective, Black Revolutionary Workers Organization, Attica Brigade, Youth against War and Fascism, Center for United Labor Action, Peace and Justice Center, Kenneth Webster, Militant Action Dockworkers, Henry Lieberg, Liberation Support Movement (LSM), Portuguese wine, Allegria, AllegrÍa, the Madison Area Committee on Southern Africa (MACSA), Rev. David Abernathy, Holland, Royal Dutch Shell, Philips, Akzo Salt and Chemical Factories, Heinekens Breweries, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Canadian Labour Congress, a boycott of coffee from Angola, the Angola Comite, General Foods, Nestles, Nescafe, New Zealand Lawn Tournament Association (NZLTA), the International Conference of Marine Pollution, All Africa Students Union, the World Federation of Democratic Youth, British Council of Churches, Toronto Committee for the Liberation of Portugal's African Colonies (TCLPAC), Boycott Oustpan Action, Combi B.V, oranges, the National Blanket Action campaign, the Dr. Eduardo Mondlane Society, the World Ploughing Championships, the Irish Anti-apartheid Movement, Prime Minister Gough Whitlam, trade sanctions, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the World Bank, European Working Group, the International Fellowship of Reconciliation, the Pearce Commission, UDI (Unilateral Declaration of Independence), and UN sanctions.
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