Interviews Mosala, Leonard, Program Manager, Education Project
'P.O.Box 1419, Johannesburg 2000
124 Main Street} Johannesburg 2001 Teli 214851
Gramercy Inn, Washington, D.C. I May 31, 1979
Primary objective to secure private and government aid. to bring large numbers.
of Africans to U.S. for technical and commercial training. Under pressure
admitted it might be possible to pay transport if tuition and living provided.
Warns that if this outlet is not provided, the seating discontent in townships
will erupt into violence again in which blacks of course, will suffer most.
On C. of ten, aimsat fulfilling functions of local authority, was an error
to ask at meeting, whether should or should not negotiate with government in
predictable negative answer. Aim to do so on basis of equality locally and
ultimately nationally. (Percy Q. said he envisaged C. of Ten as model for
Vigorous, almost violent reaction against homeland program dividing what is
necessarily one country. Skeptical of Gathha's commitment against independence:
Matanzima and Mangope had said same. G's influence dimishing. Obviously rejects
notion of alignment.
When I said I didn't know if I'd get in again, he admitted he didn't know if
he'd get out again, i.e. no passport like Motlana.
S Underpined need with these figures
Sof 585 black university graduates in '77; less than 50 were in Science
less than 48 were in commerce
Fundsffor educations 42 Rand for Black education
640 Rand for White education
Recent poll in The Post on support as local authority for C. of Ten
98.7; Community Councils 0.05; others 0.9