S. Africa moves to create Mozambique buffer zone
Black leaders and opposition politicians denounced a South African government proposal to transfer two inhabited eastern border areas, one of which the Zulus claim, to Swaziland.Skip to next paragraph
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The move would give landlocked Swaziland an outlet to the Indian Ocean and create a buffer between South Africa and Mozambique-based South African guerrillas fighting for racial equality. South Africa's official opposition said the proposal would leave the Swazis with no national homeland inside South Africa.