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Noose or Lifeline? The Role of Transport in Independent Namibia

Simon, David (1986) Noose or Lifeline? The Role of Transport in Independent Namibia. Working Paper. Institute of Transport Studies, University of Leeds , Leeds, UK.


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As the struggle to end apartheid in South Africa intensifies, attention has increasingly been distracted fran the vexed issue of Namibian independence. All parties to the dispute have agreed for at least eight years on the desirability of independence for Africa's last colony, but attainment of that goal has been continually frustrated by South Africa; through the introduction of new obstacles. The current deadlock is over Pretoria's insistence that independence be linked to the withdrawal of Cuban troops from Angola. Meanwhile, yet another interim government has been appointed in Windhoek, onto which South Africa is making a sustained attempt to confer legitimacy as oppsition to SWAPO.


Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: Copyright of the Institute of Transport Studies, University Of Leeds.
Institution: The University of Leeds
Academic Units: The University of Leeds > Faculty of Environment (Leeds) > Institute for Transport Studies (Leeds)
Depositing User: Adrian May
Date Deposited: 12 Apr 2007
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2014 01:42
Published Version: http://www.its.leeds.ac.uk/
Status: Published
Publisher: Institute of Transport Studies, University of Leeds
Identification Number: Working Paper 231
URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/2324

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