Articles in this issue include: Botswana: Democracy under pressure - discussing Botswana’s position with regard to South Africa’s political situation and how it copes with being a landlocked country surviving economically as well as politically; Mozambique: Problems of reconstruction proposes to outline the structural problems arising out of Mozambique's colonial economy and the decolonization process; problems which impose stringent limits on the nature and pace of economic and social development which Frelimo, the new government, can initiate. Transnationalism: The rediscovery of pressure groups, South African Policy and US Responses and The importance of negotiated settlements in Southern Africa conclude this issue.