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Disinvestment from South Africa

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This paper uses standard event-study methodology to analyze the effect of announcing disinvestment or withdrawal of U.S. firms from South Africa during the 1980s on those firms' returns. Several different measures of abnormal return indicate a consistent and significant positive announcement effect, particularly for the two- and three-day periods surrounding the public announcement. With one exception, these results hold even when the variables are normalized by their respective standard deviations to account for possible changes in variance due to the announcement. Using the "ordinary cross-sectional" test statistic rather ...
campaign, after being realized in federal legislation enacted in 1986 by the United States, is credited as pressuring the South African Government to embark on negotiations ultimately leading to the dismantling of the apartheid system. Cite error: There are tags on this page, but the references will not show without a {{Reflist}} template or a tag; see the .
Prevo's devil masks
— the SOS being an acronym, according to the website, for “Sexual Orientation Summarized.”  The site seemed to have been designed for something other than a Mac running Firefox — I wasn’t able to read any of the PDFs on the site without really working at it — but it was clear to me even at first sight that the website was a close relative of Jerry Prevo’s red herring letter of May 15 (see my May 22 post about it).  For confirmation, one only needed to click through to the “contribute now” page: one then finds oneself at the website of the Anchorage Baptist Temple being invited to further ... market research, surveys and trends
leon h. sullivan
The Reverend Leon Sullivan, a civil rights leader and pastor emeritus of the Zion Baptist Church in Philadelphia, has devoted his life to the causes of liberty and justice. Reverend Sullivan founded the Opportunities Industrialization Centers of America , one of the largest and most prestigious job training organizations in the world. He later founded the International Foundation for Education and Self-Help. In 1971, Leon Sullivan was elected to the Board of Directors of General Motors, becoming the first black American to participate in the direction of a U.S. auto company. America honors this man of principle, who in word and ... market research, surveys and trends


On "Constructive Engagement" in South Africa - The Tech
The United States is South Africa's largest trading partner, its second largest foreign investor, and the source of one-third of its international credit. US investments in South Africa, including investments made through subsidiaries, are estimated at $4.4 billion. In addition, US investors hold approximately $8 billion in shares in South African mining companies. US companies engage in $4.8 billion in trade with South Africa, and US bank loans to South Africa now stand at $4.5 billion. US corporations control almost half of the South African oil industry, 75 percent of the computer industry, and 23 percent of the ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Japanese Commercial Interests in South Africa
Africa grew by 25 percent to US$3.6 billion (or about R7.2 billion), ..... By 1988, international pressure on disinvestment from South Africa impelled ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
South Africa: Agro-Processing the Key in Drive to Diversify
Johannesburg — THE Eastern Cape, one of SA's poorest provinces, is on a drive to expand its industrial development zones through agro-processing and green industries in a bid to diversify an economy traditionally dominated by the automotive sector. Since agro-processing for agriculture, forestry and the fishing and green industries is dependent on agricultural supplies, the province hopes the new focus will stimulate economic activity in rural communities and smaller towns. Most of the province's economic activity is concentrated in the urban industrial centres of Nelson Mandela Bay metro (Port Elizabeth) and ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Behind the scenes in the Kumba saga
" is receiving the attention it cries out for and what steps are being taken to defend us, the people, from vested interests. On the front line is the official opposition, the Democratic Alliance. Bearing the load of the fight at hand is shadow Minister of Mining Advocate Hendrik Schmidt. He elaborated in a podcast as to what's happening outside of the limelight. Schmidt ultimately expressed frustration over the lack of activism from South African businesses, the power DMR holds over miners, the lack of transparency in government and the fact that the general population doesn't seem to care about issues, such as ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


An Analysis of U.S. Disinvestment from South Africa: Unity, Rights ...
disinvestment from South Africa from the per- spective of the moral theories of utility, rights, and justice, and a discussion of the extension of ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Black Americans in Congress - Ronald V. Dellums, Representative ...
Born and raised in the northern California district that founded the free speech movement and the Black Panthers in the 1960s, Ronald Dellums embraced the activist spirit of the region, taking his seat in Congress in 1971 as an outspoken critic of the Vietnam War. Throughout his nearly three-decade career in the House, Dellums remained true to his antiwar principles, consistently working to reduce the military budget. Initially a politician who believed more could be accomplished outside the establishment, the California Representative chaired two standing committees and became adept at building congressional coalitions ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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WikiAnswers - What made the Whites put an end to Apartheid in ...
'Whites' did NOT stop Apartheid. It was due to multiple factors. Firstly, International pressure played a critical role due to the economic sanctions they imposed on South Africa. President de Klerk and other moderate white Ministers in government were instrumental in starting negotiations for change to majority rule, starting with a shared leadership between Mr Mandela and President de Klerk. Moreover the continuing violence at home was now causing disinvestment as the atmosphere was no longer condusive for business, thus the withdrawal of foreign investors. The collapse of the Communist Socialist Soviet Republic also ...
Can anyone briefly explain to me the appartite situation in South ...
When South Africa became independant of Britian, the first thing they did was pass the "township act" all blacks were forced out of the cities into camps in the rural areas. These were like resrvations. They had to get special permission just to go into the all-white cities and had to leave before night fall. Apathied means "apartness" Mandela was head of the ANC African National Congress. One of the main groups that fought to stop apathied. They were considered a terrorist group (the ANC special operations division did use guerrilla tactics and sabotage against the government) Mandela was sentenced for treason and other crimes ...