7.3 AFRICA

15 February 1965**, St 111/11 [1.1; 7.1] – Secretariat. Ideological assistance to the “Union of the Sudan” party in Mali (15 pp). [R 15 February 1965, St 111-11]

8 January 1969*, Pb 111/162 [5; 7.1; 7.2; 7.3; 7.4] – Politburo decision. Set up an “International Fund to aid Left-wing, Workers’ Organizations”. Fund total, $16.5 million; Soviet contribution, $14 million (4 pp). [R 8 January 1969, Pb 111-162]

1970s

19 July 1974, St-132/12 [7.3] – Secretariat. Request from the South African Communist Party for 100 fake passports (3 pp). [R 19 July 1974, St 132-12]

11 November 1976, St 32/29 [7.3] – Secretariat. Provide “special training” as requested by the leadership of the “African Party for the Independence of Senegal“ (6 pp). [R 11 November 1976, St 32-29]

04 April 1977, St 50/131 [7.3] – Secretariat. Meet request from leadership of Zimbabwe African People’s Union (ZAPU) [JOSHUA NKOMO] and give military and aviation training to ZAPU men; move cargo from Angola to Zambia using Soviet transport aeroplane; provide Soviet military instructors, equipment etc. for a ZAPU military camp (600 people) in Angola; receive 200 activists for military training in the USSR, including 20 to serve as military pilots (9 pp). [R 4 April 1977, St 50-131]

12 December 1978, St 137/80 [7.3] – Secretariat. A request from the leadership of ZAPU for arms supplies and training (25 pp). [R 12 December 1978, St 137-80]

24 May 1979, St 160/32 [7.3] – Secretariat. Request from the leadership of the “African Party for the Independence of Senegal” for “special training” (7 pp). [R 24 May 1979, St 160-32]

1980s

18 August 1980, St 224/64 [7.3] – Secretariat. Technical assistance to People’s Republic of Benin in the construction of an airfield (2 pp). [R 18 August 1980, St 224-64]

5 December 1980, St 240/46 [7.3] – Central Committee. A request from leadership of the South African Communist Party for “special training” (2 pp). [R 5 December 1980, St 240-46]

29 December 1980*, Pb 230/34 [5; 7.1; 7.2; 7.3; 7.4] – Politburo decision. Financial assistance in 1981 (US $) to Communist Parties and movements (USA, 2 million; France, 2 million; Finland, 1.4 million; Portugal, 700,000), in total 57 recipients (5 pp). [R 1980, 29 December]

28 August 1985, St-203/34 [7.3] – Secretariat. A request for arms and military equipment (10 tanks, 2,800 machine-guns, etc) from the leadership of South West Africa People’s Organization (SWAPO), Namibia (24 pp). [R 28 Aug 85, 24 pp – St 203-31]

6 May 1988, St-84/14 [7.3] – Secretariat. A request from the South West Africa People’s Organisation (SWAPO, Namibia) for supplies of arms and military equipment (2 pp). [R 6 May 88, St 84-144]

24 June 1988**, St-86/265 [7.3] – Secretariat. A request from the Sudanese Communist Party. Military training of 20 people (2 pp). [R 24 Jun 88, St 86-265]

30 June 1988**, St-86/317 [7.2; 7.3] – Secretariat. A request from the Egyptian Communist Party, “special training” for RIFAAT SAID (3 pp). [R 30 Jun 88,  St 86-317]

22 November 1988**, St-91/153 [7.3] – Secretariat. A request from the Sudanese Communist Party, “special training” for two people (2 pp). [R 22 Nov 88,  St 91-153]

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