South Africa Now - Show #205

by Globalvision
New York, New York, United States
Undated, about March 8, 1989
Duration: 25:58
Type: TV broadcast
Coverage in Africa: Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States, Ireland
Language: English
0:54 - This week South Africa Now looks at these stories; 1:44 - All these stories and more with hosts Fana Kekana and Carolyn Craven; 1:52 - Human Rights Report by Stuart Sender: interviews of Senator Paul Simon and Mariam Lacob of Africa Watch, voice of Alayne Resberg of the South African Embassy reading a statement, discusses The Indicator Project, the annual State Department annual human rights report, Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 1988, Constructive Engagement, apartheid, political violence, police death squads, detention, torture, banning, Dulcie September, Albie Sacks, Godfrey Cicelo Dhlomo, the Bush administration, Secretary of State James Baker, the Reagan administration, sanctions; 5:48 - Treason Trial: Moses Mayekiso reported by Nadja Smith: interview of Don Stillman of the United Auto Workers (UAW), video of a press conference by Yale University President Benno Schmidt, discusses the UDF (United Democratic Front), the State of Emergency, black unions, solitary confinement; 8:06 - National Detainees Day: interview of Adotei Akwei of the American Committee on Africa, discusses hunger strikes, detention; 8:41 - Winnie Mandela controversy:  discusses the Mandela United football club, the South African Police (SAP), the African National Congress (ANC), Jerry Richardson; 9:34 - About Namibia: discusses a uranium mine, gem diamonds, farmland, the World Court, the UN plan for Namibian independence; 10:23 - Mozambique: excerpts from a documentary Mozambique The Scene of a Crime directed by Mary Raftery, interview of Carlos Carossa of the Mozambique Information Agency (AIM), discusses the Mozambique National Resistance (MNR), armed bandits, economic infrastructure, railway lines, terrorism, people killed, the Mozambique army, defense spending, Beira, destabilization, the Cahora Bassa dam, electricity, the Southern Africa Development Coordination Conference (SADCC), the Frontline States, apartheid; 18:38 - Culture: excepts from a new Irish documentary "Rhythms of Resistance" now available from Home Video Shanachie Records, discusses an all-night song  contest in a male hostel, jail, black workers, black culture, a white judge

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