South Africa Now - Show #N612

by Globalvision
New York, New York, United States
January 16, 1991
Duration: 28:47
Type: TV broadcast
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States, United Kingdom
Language: English
0:35 - The Making of "Give Peace a Chance" Cindy Lauper; 1:15 - This week South Africa Now reports these stories; 2:34 - The uncensored news with Thandeka Gqubule and Fana Kekana; 2:41 - violence and bloodshed: discusses deaths at a soccer game at Orkney, 35 were killed at a funeral vigil of an ANC youth organizer in Sebokeng, discusses automatic weapons, gang members, police; 3:40 - All Party Congress, Phillip Tomlinson reports: the ANC (African National Congress) has called for an all party congress to form a provisional government and quickly abolish apartheid, interview s of Saki Macozoma and Columbia University political analyst Tony Marx, discusses negotiations, a new constitution, Nelson Mandela, F.W. de Klerk,  liberation movements, black unity, the ANC Consultative Congress,  Gerrit Viljoen, the Conservative Party, the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC), Chief Gatsha Buthelezi, the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP), the South African Communist Party (SACP); 7:00 - South Africa's Economic Future, Emily Kasriel reporting: interviews with Tom Hazlett of Columbia University and Richard Knight of the American Committee on Africa (ACOA), discusses nationalization, unions, liberation groups, economic development, schools, housing, capital investment, one man one vote democracy, the National Party; 9:57 - South Africa’s whites only school in the Transvaal opened the doors to all races; 10:30 - Frontline Focus by Joseph Diescho; 10:34 - with the crisis in the Middle East mounting, the British government announced the withholding of any further aid for the famine in Africa; 10:48 - In Angola preparations for a transition to a multiparty system have begun, includes Angolan Television interview of Arlindo Barbeitos, discusses democracy; 11:39 - Covering Coverage: discusses South Africa Now’s unsuccessful efforts to get visa to report from South Africa, the National Writers Union, political considerations; 12:20 - School Crisis reported by Nadja Smith: includes interviews of South African educator Sheila Sisulu, Mel Holland of the National Education Crisis Committee (NECC), student Tiny Pule, Mike Musi and Thandeka Gqubule, video of South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), discusses grades for secondary students, inadequate facilities, classrooms, electricity, the lack of textbooks, protests, parents, overcrowding, high drop-out rate,  underqualified teachers, boycotts, curriculum, menial jobs, motivation, The Weekly Mail; 18:46 - Students Speak Out: interviews with Thami Nyoka, Victor Shiffman and Sibongile Somegalo, discusses Bantu Education, Christian National Education,  history, gardening, sowing, chess, literature, townships, soldiers, weapons; 23:59 - Culture, People’s Poet reported by Mweli Mzizi: interview Mzwakhe Mbule, video of Songololo: Voices of Change by MSK Productions; 27:58 - Mandela in America can be ordered from South Africa Now

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