Continued tensions and unrest in Zimbabwe (Rhodesia) and Namibia (South West Africa)...these were the bleak?
Continued tensions and unrest in Zimbabwe (Rhodesia) and Namibia (South West Africa)...these were the bleak themes expressed on Tuesday (24 April) by several speakers at the conference of the United Nations Special Committee of Twenty-Four in Belgrade. The committee, which is charged with investigating decolonisation, began a week-long conference in the Yugoslav capital on Monday (23 April).
SYNOPSIS: Inside the conference hall, the representative of the United Nations Council for Namibia, Mr. Noel Sinclair, of Ghana questioned South Africa's intentions for Namibia.
The British Ambassador in Belgrade, Mr. Robert Farquharson, said his government wanted fresh negotiations in Rhodesia.
Mr. J.L. Nkomo, of the Patriotic Front of Zimbabwe, was sceptical of South African intentions.