South Africa Now - Show #N513

by Danny Schechter (Executive Producer), Globalvision
New York, New York, United States
October 24, 1990
Publisher: Globalvision
Duration: 28:50
Type: TV broadcast
Coverage in Africa: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
0:16 - Joseph LeBonte, President of the American Business Infinitive for a Free South Africa (ABIFSA); 0:56 – Summary of stories in this episode; 2:04 – Anchors Thandeka Gqubule and Phillip Tomlinson; 2:07 - State of Emergency, report by Mweli Mzizi: includes an interviews of Chief Gatsha Buthelezi and National Union of Metalworkers General Secretary Moses Mayekiso, includes video of F.W. de Klerk, discusses F.W. de Klerk, precondition to the launching of negotiations, the ANC (African National Congress), the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP), the lifting of the State of Emergency in Natal, violence, gangs, criminals, townships, political prisoners, security laws, rightwing extremists; 4:46-video of South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) report of the imposition of a curfew in Toekomsrus township: includes an interview of Len Dekker of the TPA (Transvaal Provincial Administration), discusses the South African Police (SAP), the South African Defence Force (SADF), rubber bullets, tear smoke, the cutting electricity supply, fire, roads, burning tires., civic associations, rent and service boycotts, Silobelo, township, local government, regional services councils, the CP (Conservative Party), the Separate Amenities Act, local government structures; 7:10 - Archbishop Desmond Tutu call for a summit of black leaders: discusses Gatsha Buthelezi, Nelson Mandela; 7:26 - Winnie Mandela visit to New York: includes an interview of Susan Taylor of ESSENCE Magazine, includes video of Winnie Mandela at Radio City Music Hall, discusses the Essence Award, Bill Cosby; 8:30 - white resistance reported by Nadja Smith: includes an interview of Stephanus Jacobs of the Conservative Party (CP), discusses the homelands, desegregation, white rights, the Afrikaner, Bethel, high fees;10:10 - Frontline Focus with Joseph Diescho; 10:15 - Africa Watch has indicted government of Malawi: discusses human rights, killing of political opponents, prison conditions, the Bush Administration, aid; 10:48 - Congress votes for aid to UNITA in Angola, Emily Kasriel reports: includes an interviews of Congressman Mervyn Dymally and Angolan Government consultant Damu Smith, includes video of Rep. Henry Hyde and Rep. Howard Wolpe address in Congress, discusses the CIA (Central Intelligence Agency), the Soviet Union, Jonas Savimbi, arms shipments, peace, democracy; 13:30 -  Allan Boesak leaves the church: includes an interview of anti-apartheid leader Rev. Allan Boesak, discusses an extramarital affair, the grassroots, the United Democratic Front (UDF), laws that maintain apartheid, negotiations, the Population Registration Act, the Group Areas Act, elections, a constitution; 19:18 - Culture, Traditional Mozambique reported by Mweli Mzili: includes a interview of Antonio Gumende of the Mozambique Information Agency, includes video of a music festival in the Inhassunge Refugee Camp in Zambezia province, discusses Renamo, the Frelimo government, President Chissano, the economy, inflation, the economic recovery program, a free market economy, consumer goods, the dislocados (dislocated people), Zimbabwean troops, civil war, shops, small scale businesses, hard currency, foreign currency shops, U.S. dollars, South Africa Rands, South African investment, tourism, refugees, food aid, the international community, agricultural production

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