South Africa Now - Show #N101

by Danny Schechter (Executive Producer), Globalvision
New York, New York, United States
About August 2, 1989
Publisher: Globalvision
Duration: 29:57
0:33 - SENATOR PAUL SIMON 1:17 - This week South Africa Now reports these stories 2:19 - Mweli Mzizi and Fana Kekana, discusses media censorship, news and images 2:57 - NEWSLINE COSATU CONFERENCE reported by Letebele Masemola, discusses the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU), apartheid, government restrictions on union activity, the state of emergency, demands, unban political organizations, political prisoners, liberation, a three day strike, a democratic people’s government, crisis in the country, includes interviews with Jay Naidoo and people attending the COSATU conference 5:08 - TALKING ABOUT PEACE reported by Nadja Smith, discusses the African National Congress (ANC), negotiations, the recent meeting Nelson Mandela and P.W. Botha, detainees, restricted, townships, talking about talks, includes interviews of U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Herman Cohen, New Nation lawyer Norman Minoyim, includes video of Nation Party leader F.W. de Klerk 8:14 - NAMIBIA WATCH reported by Joseph Diescho, discusses obstacles to free and fair elections, UN Resolution 435, human rights violations by members of Koevoet, South African forces, the Namibian liberation movement, SWAPO (South West African People’s Organization), the bush war, allegations of atrocities, rape cases, includes interviews of Dr. Theopolina Tueumuna and SWAPO leader Dan Tjongarero 10:25 - COVERING THE COVERAGE reported by Stuart Sender, discusses a television show Inside South Africa produced by Global News Services, the National Party, the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), the anti-apartheid movement, government critics, CNN World Report, the International Television Network (ITN), the black majority, the white minority, the Afrikaner, includes video of the television show Inside South Africa anchor Barbara Wickli, includes an interview of ITN President and CEO Carl J. Sabatino 12:56 - IN DEPTH SOUTH AFRICA AND THE BOMB Eric Nadler reports, discusses a secret nuclear plant, nuclear bombs, the Valindaba uranium enrichment plant, nuclear explosive material, a rocket booster, the Frontline States, the United Nations (UN), inspection by international authorities, the Atoms for Peace program, advanced nuclear technology, the Kalahari test site, the Soviet Union, a satellite, black leader Steve Biko, murder, security forces, unrest, Jimmy Carter, the Vela affair, Los Alamos, the United State Navy Laboratory, the Rademeyer scandal, nuclear technicians, the free world, includes interviews of David Albright of the Federation of American Scientists, Leonard S. Spector of the Carnegie Endowment, Richard Betts of the Brookings Institution, former arms control negotiator Gerard Smith, former CIA Director Admiral Stansfield Turner, “South Africa and the Bomb” author Professor Ronald W. Walters, and South African nuclear scientist Gordon Sabyia, includes video of a talk by former Prime Minister John Vorster and UN Ambassador Andrew Young 21:23 - CULTURE JOHNNY CLEGG discusses music, African and Western styles, traditional Zulu influences, the policies of apartheid, English radio stations, the White Zulu, the band Juluka, Sipho Mchunu, the Department of Information, racial equality, Africans, race, includes video with Johnny Clegg and Savuka, includes an interview of musician Johnny Clegg [Notes: Norman Minoyim may be Norman Manoim. Gordon Sabyia may be Gordon Sibiya.]

Used by permission of Globalvision.