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Seychelles

"International attention was strongly focussed on the Seychelles island group late in November following the abortive coup attempt and hijacking of the Air India aircraft. This Brief Report focusses on : 1. Statistics and other Background informa...

Malawi

"The recent reshuffling of the Malawi Cabinet which included, dismissal of the Secretary-General of the Malawi Congress Party, Mr Bakili Muluzu, is of interest and concern to South Africans. That country, under the Presidency of Dr H Kamuzu Banda,...

Ghana

"On New Year's Eve 1982, a military coup overthrew the constitutionally elected government of Ghana - the spiritual home of African independence. This latest overthrow is the fifth in Ghana's post-independence history. This brief report focusses ...

Botswana: Recent history and current developments

"Botswana,1 one of South Africa's closest neighbours, has recently been subject to some press interest. At the end of 1981, the focus was on Botswana's military capability and the possibility that Botswana had received arms from the Soviet Union....

Mauritius: Recent history and current developments

"The small, strategically located Indian Ocean island of Mauritius changed government on 11 June, 1982. Press reports indicated that the new government might disrupt the relations between Port Louis and Pretoria. This Brief Report focusses on the...

Swaziland at a crossroad

"On August 21, 1982 King Sobhuza II died at the age of 83. His sixty-one years of continuous rule, unparalleled in modern history, ensured Swaziland political stability and economic prosperity. However, the very length of the reign now presents ...

Lesotho and the Southern African dilemma

"As the early December raid by South African security forces on Maseru demonstrated, the Government of Lesotho - South Africa's closest neighbour - has to tread a line between hostility and compromise with Pretoria. This Brief Report discusses t...

The Comoros: Island politics and economic constraints

"The off-shore Indian Ocean Islands of the Comoros have received, press coverage which suggests a breakthrough fot Pretoria's diplomacy. This Brief Report focusses on the following; 1 Background Information and Statistics; 2 Political Developme...

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