South Africa Now with host Fana Kekana and reporter Carolyn Craven. 0:06 - We are Lady Smith Black Mambazo 0:39 - This week South Africa Now features these stories 1:55 - News Summary with Carolyn Craven, discusses election 1988, discusses George Bush, Michael Dukakis, apartheid, the Reagan policy of Constructive Engagement 2:20 - SOUTH AFRICA ELECTIONS, reports on municipal elections in South Africa, discusses white politics, black activists, the ruling National Party, boycotts, sanctions, reforms, change, includes video of Foreign Minister R.F. "Pik" Botha, an interview of Vusi Gunene of The Weekly Mail 4:25 - APARTHEID AND THE PRESS, discusses The Weekly Mail, The New Nation, Zwelakhe Sisulu, American black journalists, detention, Nieman Fellow, Harvard University, includes interviews with physician David Seftel, Callie Crossley of ABC News 6:42 - CAR BOMB, discusses the African National Congress (ANC), the armed struggle, includes an interview of ANC leader Thabo Mbeki 7:52 - NAMIBIA, discusses UN Resolution 435, the U.S. media, Cuban troop withdrawal from Angola, constructive engagement, linkage, the occupation of Namibia, includes an interview of Hidipo Hamutenya of SWAPO (South West African People’s Organization) 9:19 - VOICES DONALD WOODS Journalist 9:35 - ELECTION 1988, discusses local elections, conservative advance in white politics, anti-apartheid unions and activists, rural areas, homelands, polls, cartoon characters Nut and Butt, censorship, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, leaders in jail or exile, the election boycott call, democracy, universal suffrage, extra-Parliamentary government bodies, detention without trial, decisions, a right wing government, the Conservative Party, the National Party, the Progressive Federal Party (PFP), the National Democrats, Parliamentary representation, townships, local councilors, English speakers, local government, state structure, Afrikaner nationalism, animal images, black voters, includes interviews with and talks by Tom Lodge of the University of the Witwatersrand and Rev. Allan Boesak, South African Information Minister Stoffel Van Der Merwe from SABC, Sydney Mufamadi of COSATU (Congress of South African Trade Unions), Soweto Councilor Letsatsi Radebe, government critic Mark Swilling, Andries Treurnicht, kids in Soweto, includes an excerpt of a government TV (television) commercial 17:17 - CULTURE SOUTH AFRICA MUSIC, discusses and includes video of the Izulu Dance Theatre, discusses politics, Central Park, Harlem, people’s culture, African Americans, includes interviews of Welcome Msomi, Thuli Dumakude, Arinoye Louis, Nefereith Hapi-re, and SABC (South Africa Broadcasting Corporation).
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