South Africa Now - Show #N703

by Danny Schechter (Executive Producer), Globalvision
New York, New York, United States
February 13, 1991
Publisher: Globalvision
Duration: 28:47
0:26-Victor Vester Prison; 1:02 - This week South Africa Now reports these stories; 2:20 - The uncensored news with Thandeka Gqubule and Fana Kekana; 2:26 - NEWLINE ON TRIAL reported by Phillip Tomlinson: includes a phone interview with Kenneth Dan in Johannesburg, Includes interviews of and press conferences by Murphy Morobe, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Conde Nast editor Graham Boynton, Winnie Mandela, defense lawyer George Bizos, includes video of Winnie Mandela outside the Supreme Court in Johannesburg, discusses the trial of Winnie Mandela, kidnap and assault charges, Stompie Moeketsi, the ANC (African National Congress), United Democratic Front (UDF), the abduction of one of the state's key witnesses, Mandela United Football Club, the ANC (African National Congress); 7:20 - De Klerk government criticized for roundup: discusses arrests, a crackdown on crime; 7:38 - NEWSLINE SPEECH reported by Emily Kasriel: includes interview on the streets in Johannesburg, includes excerpts of a South African television report by Anton Enus, discusses the repeal of the Group Areas Act, segregation, racial classification, apartheid, De Klerk's Parliament speech, President F.W. de Klerk, Nelson Mandela, economic sanctions, Bishop Tutu, a new constitution, the vote; 9:45 - FRONTLINE FOCUS: includes video of Zambia's President Kenneth Kaunda, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, discusses a meeting of Frontline States leaders, sanctions; 10:11 - NEWSLINE SANCTIONS LIFTED?: includes an interview of UN Assistant Secretary General Sotirios Mousouris of the Centre Against Apartheid, discusses the UN Special Committee Against Apartheid, the European Community, reforms, the negotiation process, Western governments; 11:00 - FRONTLINE ANGOLA: discusses multiparty democracy, Angola’s popular assembly, an internal peace settlement; 11:16 - NEWSLINE WAR IN THE GULF reported by Nadja Smith: includes a video except of UNTV report by Steve Whitehouse, includes interviews of Africa Recovery editor Roy Laishley and Oxfam America Program Coordinator for Southern Africa Lulu Hoebeb, discusses UNITA, oil prices, the Southern African Research and Documentation Centre, UN Special Committee Against Apartheid, UN shipments, famine victims, underdeveloped countries, the fighting in the Middle East, donors, fuel prices, emergency food airlifts, petroleum, UN convoys, relief efforts, supplies, the Angolan government, the economies of the Frontline States; 14:20 - NEWSLINE POLICE PROSECUTED: discusses policemen, the March 26th shooting deaths of protesters in the black township of Sebokeng, a judicial inquiry, marching to the local the police station, housing, rents, security forces, violence; 15:19 - IN-DEPTH POVERTY reported by Carolyn Craven: includes interviews of Mamphela Ramphele and Francis Wilson, includes excerpts of a South African government film of black housing in Soweto, includes photographs from South Africa: The Cordoned Heart edited by Omar Badsha, includes excerpts from the documentary "Girls Apart" produced by Christopher Sheppard and Claude Sauvageot, includes video of QwaQwa, discusses racial discriminatory laws, social apartheid, economic apartheid, the study Uprooting Poverty: The South African Challenge, gold, diamonds, impoverishing people, the settler class, the ruling class, the colonial process, infant mortality, land distribution, monthly earnings, the minimum living level, reserves, homelands, Bantustans, inequality, the very rich, the very poor, racial discrimination, farms, mechanization of agriculture,  resettlement policies; 22:44 - CULTURE MANDELA IS COMING: includes an interview of jazz poet Jayne Cortez, includes excerpts of "Mandela is Coming" by Jayne Cortez from the video Mandela in America home video, discusses armed struggle, democratic thinking

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