South Africa Now - Show #112

by Rory O'Connor (Executive Producer), Globalvision
New York, New York, United States
Undated, about December 18, 1988
Publisher: Globalvision
Duration: 25:41
0:06 - Daddy O of Stetsasonic; 0:40 - South Africa Now this week reporting these stories; 1:14 - All this and more this week on South Africa Now with hosts Fana Kekana and Carolyn Craven; 1:23 - 1988 in review; interviews of Michael Clough of the Council on Foreign Relations, UNITA leader Jonas Savimbi, UN Commissioner for Namibia Brent Carlsson, Theo-Ben Gurirab and Toivo ja Toivo of SWAPO, Soweto leader Dr. Nthato Motlana, Ablie Sachs of the ANC (African National Congress), Rev. Frank Chikane of the South African Council of Churches (SACC), Max Coleman of the Human Rights Commission,  Tebogo Mafole of the ANC, Robin Duff of Transport Corp., Randall Robinson of TransAfrica, Dr. William Wilkinson, and Col. Sergio Vieira, video of Fidel Castro and the Amnesty International concert in Zimbabwe courtesy of Reebok International, Little Steven at Wembley Stadium in London, P.W. Botha, South African Minister of Information Stoffel Van Der Merwe,  Khotso House, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the United Auto Workers (UAW), R.F. Pik" Botha, Rev. Allan Boesak, Representative Ronald V. Dellums, excerpt from BBC report "Suffer the Children", discusses peace in Angola, independence for Namibia, Cuban troops, Cuito Cuanavale, UN Resolution 435, Nelson Mandela, bannings, the United Democratic Front (UDF), violence, Dulcie September, the South African Police (SAP), vigilantes, Inkatha, the White Wolves, the U.S. Consulate, detention without trial, human rights groups, torture, children, State of Emergency regulations, Moses Mayekiso, poet Mzwakhe Mbuli, Goven Mbeki, Zephania Mothopeng, the PAC (Pan Africanist Congress), Harry Gwala, Zwelakhe Sisulu, the Sharpeville Six, international pressure, the Delmas Trial, execution, the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU), anti-apartheid activity, the labor movement, a general strike, municipal elections, the National Party, the Conservative Party, Boksburg, low black turnout, sanctions, the Bush administration, the Reagan administration, RENAMO, the State Department, covert aid, the Pope, political prisoners, the South African Embassy; 13:40 - Update on continuing press restrictions in South Africa: interview s of journalist Tony Weaver and Eric Goldstein of the Committee to Protect Journalists, video of The MacNeil/Lehrer News Hour, repression, CBS, ABC, NBC, censorship; 15:34 - Future Trends 1989: interviews of Witwatersrand Professor Tom Lodge, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Johnny Makatini, daft resister Patrick Tandy, Thabo Mbeki , Robert Mugabe and Ed Asner, discusses news, apartheid, Zaire's Mobutu, reform, the Group Areas Act, labor, churches, resistance, townships, the armed struggle, the Frontline States, Shell Oil, Boston, WBCN radio,  Russians; 19:27 - James Taylor; 19:43 - Story of a song: interview of “In Township Tonight!” author David Coplan discusses Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika, films A World Apartheid and Cry Freedom, thrust for freedom [Note: the name is often spelled Toivo ya Toivo.]

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