South Africa Now - Show #N507

by Danny Schechter (Executive Producer), Globalvision
New York, New York, United States
September 12, 1990
Publisher: Globalvision
Duration: 30:20
Type: TV broadcast
Coverage in Africa: Angola, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
0:15 - Ladysmith Black Mambazo; 0:51 - Summary of stories in this episode; 2:25 - Anchors Fana Kekana and Mweli Mziz; 2:28 - Violence Update: discusses political violence, the South African Police (SAP), the ANC (African National Congress), church leaders; 3:04 - National Party Conference in Durban reported by Nadja Smith: includes video of F.W. de Klerk, includes an interview of South African journalist Allister Sparks, discusses apartheid, desegregation, alliances, the black community, the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP), Chief Mangosuthu Buthelezi; 5:47 - Armscor Story: includes a video of a South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) report by Anton Enus, includes an interview of Prof. Cobus Naude of the Institute for Islamic Studies, discusses the arms embargo against South Africa, weapons, the international market, Iraq, the G5 Howitzer, the Red Falcon helicopter, the ZT3 anti-tank missile, Saddam Hussein, Soviet tanks, the Angolan conflict, the Gulf Crisis; 8:27-Frontline Focus by Joseph Diescho; 8:30 - Zambia: discusses the Movement for Multi-party Democracy (MMD), Kenneth Kaunda; 8:56 - Angola: includes an interview of Michael Kennedy of the U.S.-Angola Chamber of Commerce, discusses future aid to Angolan rebels, Congress, the ravages of war, investment, Ethel Kennedy, coffee, cattle, oil, minerals, drought, civil war, amputees, the Citizens Energy Corporation, solar energy, a war of independence, the U.S. administration’s refusal to recognize the Angolan government, trade; 11:57 - South African Tourist Board reported by Emily Kasriel: includes video a reception at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York including of Les de Villiers, discusses sanctions, an advertising campaign, the travel industry, the African Wildlife Heritage Trust, South African Airways, the Los Angeles City Council; 14:14 - Unrest, Phillip Tomlinson reports:  includes interviews of Jim Cason of the American Committee on Africa (ACOA) and South African journalist Thandeka Gqubule, discusses funerals, government backed and police supported violence, township violence, repression, F.W. de Klerk, reform, Chief Gatsha Buthelezi, Inkatha, ANC organizers, Nelson Mandela, the hostel system, the migrant labor system, tribal violence, urbanization, unemployment, underemployment, black youth, the American media; 19:10 - Culture, Ladysmith Black Mambazo: includes an interview of Joseph Shabalala, video of the Ladysmith Black Mambazo  including at Sounds of Brazil club discusses the Paul Simon’s Graceland album, , records, songs, music, black oxen, the mines; 25:39-Phone interview of Carolyn Craven, discusses Sam Nujoma, SWAPO

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