South Africa Now - Show #307

by Globalvision
New York, New York, United States Undated, about June 21, 1989
Duration: 27:25
Type: TV broadcast
Coverage in Africa: Namibia, South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States, United Nations
Language: English
0:39 - PEI MINXIN, discusses China 1:07 - This week South Africa Now feature these stories 2:08 - The news with Mweli Mzizi and Carolyn Craven 2:15 - SOWETO ANNIVERSARY Mweli Mzizi reports, discusses the Soweto Uprising, June16th, tombstone smashed, a policeman's bullet, a march to the White House, the President, Congress, pressure to end apartheid, hopes for a new South Africa, a report by Jay Weiss in New York of a march from the office of Senator Alfonse D'Amato to the headquarters of Mobil Oil, a comprehensive sanctions bill, includes videos of an event at the grave of Hector Peterson, at Regina Mundi Church in Soweto, a demonstration in Washington, DC, a speech by Reverend Allan Boesak of the World Alliance of Reformed Churches, Includes interviews of Murphy Morobe of the United Democratic Front (UDF) and Josh Nessen of Mobil Out of South Africa, includes a statement by John Stilidese 6:55 - FRANK CHIKANE discusses hunger strikers, the FBI, a toxic chemical 7:35 - NAMIBIA WATCH with Joseph Diescho discusses Namibian exiles return home, repatriation, the United Nations independence plan 8:13 - KOEVOET reported by Stuart Sender, discusses crowbar, Afrikaans, the Namibian liberation movement, SWAPO (South West Africa People's Organization), SWAPO fighters, civilians, guerrillas, counterinsurgency tactics, military maneuvers in Northern Namibia, the RPG-7, armored vehicles, Casspirs, includes an interview of Major E. Greylaan 10:53 - IN DEPTH EDUCATION CRISIS, discusses unrest, expelled for being part of the student movement, teargas, a school, police with whips, control of the black education system, parents, an alienated student body, the Department Education and Training (DET), manual work, manual labor, the Department of Education (DET), midyear exams, separate but unequal schools, the student to teacher ratio, the state of emergency, the Carnegie Corporation study Uprooting Poverty, high school graduation exam, security police, SAP (South African Police),  guns, the army, includes interviews of a Soweto principal, former Soweto teacher Curtis Nkondo, Weekly Mail reporter Thandeka Gqubule, former Soweto student Senti Thobe Jane 18:41 - CULTURE, discusses Africa music, Central Park, Kakooza, politics, people's culture, Harlem, African Americans, Boers, fighting for freedom, detentions, includes video of the Izulu Dance Troupe, Includes an interview with Welcome Msomi of the Izulu Dance Theatre, Thuli Dumakude, Arinoye Louis, and Nefereith Hapi-Re [Note: the correct spelling of John Stilidese is John Sitilides. Senti Thobe Jane may be Senti Thobejane.]

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