South Africa Now - Show #208

by Globalvision
New York, New York, United States Undated, about March 29, 1989
Duration: 27:27
0:31 - This week South Africa Now reports these stories; 1:50 - All this and more with your hosts Fana Kekana and Mweli Mzizi; 2:00 - Commemoration of the Sharpeville Massacre, Nadja Smith reports: interview of Johnson Mlambo of the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC), discusses pass laws, Witwatersrand University, the ANC (African National Congress), MK, riot police; 4:59 - Hunger strike update reported by Letebele Masemola; video of press conference with escaped hunger striker Ephraim Nkoe, interview of Manhattan Borough President David Dinkins, discusses labor leader Dolce Khumalo, apartheid, detention without trial, international pressure, the Mass Democratic Movement, disinvestment, restrictions, the security emergency regulations, fasting, the West German Embassy in Pretoria; 7:12 - South African Police (SAP) and violence in Natal, the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) issues a report: video of a press conference with Jay Naidoo of COSATU and attorney Nicholas Haysom, interview of Blade Ndzimande of the University of Natal, discusses the UDF (United Democratic Front), meetings, Inkatha, Gatsha Buthelezi, vigilantes, black on black violence, war lords, trade unionists, the Mphophomeni case; 10:30 - Namibia Watch by Joseph Diescho: video of Zambian United Nations Ambassador Peter Zuse, James Stewart of the African National Congress and SWAPO representative Helmut Angula, discusses SWAPO, intimidation, northern Namibia, UNITA, UN Resolution 435, elections, the South West African People's Organization (SWAPO); 12:55 - Investigative Report, A Spy for Apartheid reported by Eric Nadler: interviews of Assistant U.S. Attorney Gary Jordan, Harold Glaser, Retired Admiral Gene LaRoque of Center for Defense Information, Merchants of Treason author Thomas B. Allen and Steven Morrison of the House Subcommittee on Africa, video of a report by Joan Gartlan of WMAR Baltimore, discusses Tom Dolce, sabotage, army weapons systems, classified documents, military attaches, the Aberdeen Proving Grounds, ballistic information, the FBI, the KGB, the CIA, F-16 fighter jets, Congress; 20:51 - poet Mzwakhe Mbuli; 21:37 - Culture: interview of Mbongeni Ngema, creator of "Sarafina" by Carolyn Craven, excerpt of the video "Time to Unite" courtesy of Mango Records, video of Ngema performing in "Woza Albert", discusses politics, art, Lincoln Center, the piano [Note: 1) The correct name may be Blade Nzimande. 2) Apparently the correct name is Peter Zuze. 3) The correct spelling is Gene La Rocque.]

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