AA News May 1970
The May issue headlined reports that the British company GKN was considering a bid to supply equipment for the Cabora Bassa dam project. A special feature on Barclays Bank explained why the bank had been singled out for anti-apartheid action and reported on a nationwide day of action calling on it to pull out of South Africa. AA News exposed the loopholes in the Labour government’s arms embargo and reported on the massive buildup of South Africa’s arms industry. It heralded advances by MPLA guerrilla fighters in Angola and exposed the involvement of expatriate British police officers in the coup in Lesotho.
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