South Africa Now - Show #310

by Globalvision
New York, New York, United States Undated, about July 12, 1989
Duration: 31:10
Type: TV broadcast
Coverage in Africa: Angola, Namibia, South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States, United Nations
Language: English
0:04 - Poet Allen Ginsberg; 0:52 - This week South Africa Now reports these stories; 2:18 - The news with Fana Kekana and Mweli Mzizi; 2:25 - Meeting between Nelson Mandela and President P.W. Botha: video of a South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) television report, interviews of Winnie Mandela and Titus Mafolo, discusses the African National Congress (ANC), freedom of association; 3:21 - Visit of Albertina Sisulu to the U.S. reported by Stuart Sender: video of Albertina Sisulu at a White House meeting with President Bush and Albertina Sisulu addressing the United Nations, Albertina Sisulu  at a reception hosted by the American Committee on Africa (ACOA), interview of Titus Mafolo, discusses the United Democratic Front (UDF), Walter Sisulu, sanctions, apartheid, restrictions, house arrest, F.W. de Klerk, death row, political prisoners; 5:55 - Five year plan: video of F.W. de Klerk at a National Party meeting, discusses political rights, one person one vote, majority rule, negotiations; 6:45 - Unrest in Bophuthatswana:  report by Kevin Harris discusses the Sun City resort, police, incorporation of a village, detention, sjamboks, Jericho police station, torture; 8:17 - Uppington 26 appeal denied; a judge has turned down an appeal of fourteen members of the Uppington 26: discusses hanging, freedom songs; 8:44 - The issue of executions was raised with President Bush by Albertina Sisulu; 9:36 -  Namibia Watch with Joseph Diescho; 10:09 - SWAPO election manifesto: interview of SWAPO Representative Helmut Angula, discusses the business community, a mixed economy, investment from abroad, natural resources; 10:46 - Charges SWAPO may have abused prisoners at its bases in Angola: discusses martyrs, the South Africa army, The New York Times, human rights abuses; 11:23 - Voter registration has begun amid charges of brutality: interview of John Hammock of Oxfam, discusses the South West African Police, Koevoet, UN Secretary General Pérez de Cuéllar, exiles returning to Namibia, Casspir armored vehicles, crops; 12:16 - Angola ceasefire: discusses the MPLA government, UNITA, power lines, Jonas Savimbi; 12:50 - Albertina Sisulu reported by Jay Weiss: interviews of Max Sisulu and Zwelakhe Sisulu, video of a human rights lawyer Priscilla Jana at a press conference, interview of Albertina Sisulu by Jim Lehrer on The MacNeil/Lehrer News Hour, discusses unban organizations, Robben Island,  detention; 18:51 - Culture, Mahlathini & the Mahotella Queens: interviews of “The Loin of Soweto” Simon Mahlathini and West Nkosi, includes video of "Thokozile" and "Rhythms of Resistance" courtesy of Shanachie Records, discusses electrical instruments, wedding songs, Mbaqanga, oppression

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