African Nationalist movements have long valued the friendship of Sweden which pumps generous financial aid into their causes.
African Nationalist movements have long valued the friendship of Sweden which pumps generous financial aid into their causes. This week the Swedish Foreign Minister, Karin Soder, began a four-nation visit to Africa to talk to supporters of the guerrillas.
SYNOPSIS: Mrs Soder arrived in Tanzania on Monday for a four-day stay and was met at Dar es Salaam airport by the Foreign Minister, Benjamin Mkapa. Tanzania receives more aid from Sweden than from anywhere else, 56 million dollars each year, mainly for education and industry. Sweden wishes to see black majority rule in Southern Africa and gives on million dollars a year to the Zimbabwe African National Union and the Zimbabwe African Peoples Union. In the United Nations last week Mrs Soder described racialism in Southern Africa as a festering sore i international society. After Tanzania she will travel to Zambia and Botswana and Swedish sources said she would stress her country's wish to see the unification of the two main guerrilla group in Rhodesia.