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February 6, 1978

Report on Soviet Delegation to Tanzania, Zambia, Mozambique and Angola

Led by USSR Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, L. F. Ilyichev, the delegation met with southern African leaders to discuss the situation in Zimbabwe and Namibia.

February 26, 1980

Telegram, Personal for Secretary, Group Evaluation of Rhodesian Situation

Analysis claiming that Bishop will gain majority of votes in the election. Discuss possibility of coup d'etat by security forces should Mugabe win majority of votes.

February 1980

Telegram, from Steward New York to Secextern FA, Kaapstad, Meeting with T Kangai, ZANU’s representative in New York

T Kangai assures that ZANU has a majority support in Zimbabwe, and that if they form a majority government they will establish stability in the state. South Africa and White Rhodesian's have nothing to worry of a ZANU victory.

January 21, 1980

Telegram, From Salisbury, Secextern Cape Town, Meeting with Nkomo about RSA Troops and Electoral outlook

Overview of meeting with Nkomo and his concerns about the stationing of South African forces in Rhodesia, specifically Beit Bridge. An overview is then provided of the major black parties competing in the upcoming elections.

December 31, 1979

Telegram, From Salisbury, Priorite Secextern Pretoria, Funds Needed for Mawena

Mawena needs extra funding to convince Karanga people that could be used against Mugabe in upcoming election. Great opportunity to act now because suspicion exists that Mugabe is responsible for the killing of Tongagara, a Karanga.

December 28, 1979

Meeting of Prime Minister Botha and Bishop Muzorewa

Discuss presence of South African forces and whether this issue could potential hurt Bishop Muzorewa in the upcoming election

October 30, 1979

Telegram, Visit of Mr. Els to Salisbury

Telegram recalls conversation regarding the involvement of South Africa in any pre-election campaigning and clandestine operations in Rhodesia.

October 17, 1979

Memorandum, The RSA (Republic of South Africa) Action as a Result of the Visit of Minister R.F. Botha to Britain

Document outlining possibility that Britain will retake Rhodesia as a colony, and what ramifications such a move would have on South Africa and all the resources that state has invested in Rhodesia.

October 1979

SVR Guidelines for Zimbabwe-Rhodesia in the Light of the London Conference - Final Draft

Republic of South Africa is determined to prevent a Marxist government from securing power in neighboring Zimbabwe-Rhodesia

October 1979

SVR Guidelines in light of London Conference

Guidelines spelling out what course of action the Republic of South Africa should pursue based on the different scenario's posed regarding future Zimbabwian-Rhodesian developments.