South Africa Now - Show #N503

by Danny Schechter (Executive Producer), Globalvision
New York, New York, United States
August 15, 1990
Publisher: Globalvision
Duration: 29.37
1:02 - This week South Africa Now reports these stories; 2:27 - The uncensored news with Mweli Mzizi and Phillip Tomlinson; 2:32 - Talks about talks are over: discusses negotiations, ANC (African National Congress) Deputy President Nelson Mandela, Chief Buthelezi, the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC); 3:05 - ARMED STRUGGLE SUSPENDED: includes rare footage of ANC guerrillas in training, includes a phone interview of Walter Sisulu, includes interviews of Joe Slovo of the South African Communist Party (SACP), Michael Clough of the Council on Foreign Relations, National Executive Committee member Jackie Selebi and PAC United Nations Representative Count Pietersen, discusses a cease fire, MK (Spear of the Nation, Umkhonto we Sizwe), discusses soft targets, black South African youths, international forums, the right in South Africa, freeing political prisoners, the return of exiles to South Africa, ending executions of political offenders, the state of emergency, negotiations, Chief Gatsha Buthelezi, vote, a new constitution; 7:25 - VIOLENCE CONTINUES: includes a phone voice interview of Frans Kruger of the Daily Mail, discusses Nelson Mandela, F.W. de Klerk, the Coloured township of the Port Elizabeth area, police actions, a rent boycott, the South African military, demonstrators, Kagiso township: Gatsha Buthelezi, , the Inkatha movement, workers, the South African Institute of Race Relations, people who have died in political violence; 9:02 - Jerry Richardson sentenced to death: discusses the murder of 14 year old black activist Stompie Moeketsi, the Mandela United football club, Winnie Mandela, bodyguards, suspension of executions; 9:37 - WOMEN'S LEAGUE LAUNCHED: includes video of an August 9, 1956 demonstration to protest the extension of passes to women, discusses the relaunching of the ANC Women's League, discusses Winnie Mandela, Adelaide Tambo, Albertina Sisulu, the Women's Day celebration on August 9th, a a nonsexist society in a post-apartheid South Africa, an international day of solidarity at the United Nations; 10:16 - FRONTLINE FOCUS with Joseph Diescho:  includes a report by Emily Kasriel with video of Zimbabwean victims and interviews with shop owner Charles Chinamambo, Debbie Brown SRN of Elim Mission Hospital, and Masawuko Maruwacha and Jonah Gokova of Heal the Wounds Campaign, discusses the Zimbabwe/Mozambique boarder, Renamo rebels, innocent victims, survivors of an attack, a campaign of terror, military commitment, the Frelimo government; 15:39 - ARMSCOR reported by Eric Nadler: includes video of an Armscor (Armaments Corporation of South Africa) promotional tape, includes an interview of Abdul Minty of the Campaign to End Military Collaboration with South Africa (World Campaign against Military and Nuclear Collaboration with South Africa), includes video of Abdul Minty testifying at the United Nations, discusses sells of weapons to Iraq and other countries, the G5 canon (howitzer), the United Nations arms embargo, machineguns, heavy artillery, the Gulf War, Iran, the Iraq army, the South African Defence Force (SADF), a firm in Chile, Turkey; 21:38 - CULTURE Athol Fugard: includes video of the play "My Children, My Africa", includes interviews of white Afrikaner South African playwright Athol Fugard and actor John Kani, discusses Summer stock, apartheid, ordinary people

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