South Africa Now - Show #209

by Globalvision
New York, New York, United States Undated, about April 5, 1989
Duration: 27:19
Type: TV broadcast
Coverage in Africa: Angola, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
0:35 - This week South Africa Now reports these stories; 1:23 - The news with Carolyn Craven and Fana Kekana; 1:29 - Namibia Watch: includes background by Namibian analyst Joseph Diescho and a report by Stuart Sender, interviews of Daniel Tjongarero, Sam Nujoma , South African Foreign Minister Pik Botha and Theo-Ben Gurirab, voice interview of Dudley Viall of the Namibian Council of Churches (NCC), discusses the South West African People's Organization (SWAPO), United Nations peacekeeping troops, violence, South African paramilitary troops, weapons, a ceasefire, British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, police, a peaceful march, Windhoek, South African security forces, guerillas, discusses the SADF (South African Defence Force), The New York Times, The Washington Post; 7:10 - British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher visits South Africa and Zimbabwe reported by Nadja Smith:  interviews of David Martin of the Southern Africa Research and Documentation Centre and Donsie Khumalo of COSATU, video of Simon Ntombela and Dr, Aslam Dasoo of the South African Health Workers Congress (SAHWCO) at a press conference, discusses Joaquim Chissanno, Robert Mugabe, mediation, apartheid, the Commonwealth, dialog, sanctions, hunger strikers; 10:30 - Archbishop Desmond Tutu travels in Nicaragua, video of Sandinista television; 11:40 - Background Report: Tony Weaver with an in-depth report on the history of the Namibia situation, interviews of Dan Tjongarero, Nico Bessinger, Ben Ulenga of the Mineworkers Union of Namibia, Paul Kalenga of the Namibia National Students Organisation (NANSO), Wilfred Emvula,  Dr. Theopolina Tueumuna, Dirk Mudge of the Democratic Turnhalle Alliance and human rights lawyer David Smuts, discusses youth, the voting age, students, Walvis Bay, atrocities, Koevoet, police, counterinsurgency, the kill rate, war, landmines; 23:05 - Culture reported by Mweli Mzizi: video of Johnny Clegg, includes reports by Bob Schieffer of CBS News and SABC television report, discusses a banned concert, Zulu ceremony; 25:20 - congradulations to David Zucchino of the Philadelphia Inquirer who won a Pulitzer Prize for reporting from South Africa 

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