Collection 083 - Brazilian Committee of Solidarity with the Peoples of South Africa and Namibia [Comit

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Brazilian Committee of Solidarity with the Peoples of South Africa and Namibia [Comit


  • 1985-01-01 - 2000-12-31 (Accumulation)

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Instituto Comafrica holds the archive of the organisation as well as the personal archive of Jennifer Dunjwa Blajberg, one of the presidents of Instituto Comafrica. The current location of the archive could not be immediately verified.

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The Brazilian Committee of Solidarity with the Peoples of South Africa and Namibia (ComAfrica) started in 1985 as a bridge from academic research to action by civil society. It had strong links with the labour movement and the Black Movement (Movimento Negro) in Brazil. It organised information campaigns and support for the recognition of the liberation movements ANC and SWAPO. It organised political tours of Brazil for members of the liberation movements and co-founded the Nelson Mandela Reception Committee in 1990. In 2000 the organisation changed its name to Instituto ComAfrica.

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ComAfrica changed its name to Instituto ComAfrica in 2000. It is not clear whether Instituto ComAfrica still exists, or where its archives are currently held.


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Instituto Comafrica
Praia do Flamengo
374 - Flamengo
Rio de Janeiro - RJ
Instituto Comafrica
P.O.Box 15.132
CEP 20.155-970
Rio de Janeiro

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