South Africa Now - Show #7

by Globalvision
New York, New York, United States Undated, about late May 1988
Duration: 24:22
Type: TV broadcast
Coverage in Africa: Angola, Namibia, South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States, United Nations
Language: English, Xhosa
URRENT AFFAIRS; 1:17 - Negotiations to End the War in Angola, includes interviews of SWAPO (South West Africa People's Organization) President San Nujoma and Damu Smith of the Washington Office on Africa (WOA), discusses the Reagan administration, Cuban troops, UNITA bandits, South Africa troops, Stinger missiles, José Eduardo dos Santo, the Botha regime (P.W. Botha); 3:45 – Special Committee Against Apartheid celebrates its 25 anniversary, includes part of a speech by Allan Boesak, discusses the State of Emergency, death squads, townships, banning organizations, banning individuals; 5:43 - UPDATE NAMIBIA, includes interviews of Sam Nujoma, Gertrude Kandange of SWAPO Women's Council and Hans Röhr of Namibian Christian Democrats, includes video of Kenneth Kaunda, includes an excerpt of a British documentary NAMIBIA-TELL THE WORLD, discusses villages, armed cars, schools, church buildings, wanton killing, Katutura, the Namibian people's struggle, the Windhoek massacre, Namibian Women's Day, the People's Liberation Army of Namibia (PLAN), acts of aggression, Koevoet, South African propaganda, torture, electric shocks, SADF (South African Defence Force), locked up, so-called homelands, the most unproductive land, agriculture, hunger, Karakul sheep, white ranchers, subsidized by the state, cattle, peasantry, migrant labor, the children the sick, the elderly, work, the mining industry, Namibia's mineral wealth, Tsumeb, copper, Consolidated Diamond Mines (CDM), the Rössing Uranium Mine, Rio Tino Zinc, transnational corporations, American presidential candidates, United Nations Security Council Resolution 435, free, fair and democratic elections; 17:50 - CULTURE: Miriam Makeba, includes an interview with Makeba, includes video of Makeba singing, discusses Mama Africa, a birthday salute to Nelson Mandela, Xhosa. [Note: This is apparently Program 7.]

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