South Africa Now - Show #N705

by Danny Schechter (Executive Producer), Globalvision
New York, New York, United States
February 27, 1991
Publisher: Globalvision
Duration: 28:41
Type: TV broadcast
Coverage in Africa: Namibia, South Africa, Southern Africa, Tanzania
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
0:12 - Corey Glover and Vernon Reid of Living Colour; 0:46 - This week South Africa Now reports these stories; 2:17 - The uncensored news with Thandeka Gqubule and Fana Kekana; 2:22 - ON TRIAL reported by Phillip Tomlinson: includes a phone interview with Die Patriot editor Z.B. du Toit, discusses the trial of Winnie Mandela, Nelson Mandela, co-defendants, intelligence services of the state, People for Winnie Mandela, the ANC (African National Congress), F.W. de Klerk, the Conservative Party, Mr. Mckgwe, negotiations, the South African Consulate in New York; 4:56 - Meanwhile: includes an interview of Mike Fleshman of the American Committee on Africa (ACOA), discusses a high ranking administration official, negotiations, a constituent assembly, the democratic movement, an interim government, U.S. opposition to the mass defiance campaign, the U.S. State Department; 5:56 - SANCTIONS LIFTED? reported by Nadja Smith: includes interviews of Adotei Akwei of the American Committee on Africa (ACOA) and Robert Whitehall, includes video of a South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) report by Anton Enus with an interview of Bankorp Group Chief Executive Chris Van Wyk, discusses the debate over sanctions, Southscan, Congress, political prisoners, the ANC, Kaffir Boy author Mark Mathabane, the South African economy, black unemployment, the oil embargo, the Persian Gulf, the European Economic Community, Britain, apartheid, young work seekers, black people; 9:40 - FRONLINE FOCUS reported by Joseph Diescho: discusses SWAPO, national reconciliation, whites, the colonial past, democracy, justice, peace, the absence of strife; 11:13 - COVERING THE COVERAGE with Emily Kasriel: includes interviews of Lies of Our Times editor Bill Schaap and journalist Adam Hochschild , discusses network news coverage of South Africa, the Tyndall Report, The New York Times Johannesburg based correspondent Christopher Wren, Chief Gatsha Buthelezi, the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP), the homeland KwaZulu, apartheid, the Conservative Party, tribalism, the Zulu cultural tradition; 16:16 - SOUTH AFRICAN EXILES: includes excerpts of a film We've Come a Long Way/Message from SOMAFCO by the ANC, discusses new exiles, Natal violence, education, schools for South African exiles in Tanzania, the government of Mozambique, reformist policies, police, banning; 20:47 - CULTURE WDAS-FM PHILLY: includes interviews of Amandla Music of South Africa host James Eopollo, music journalist Sipho Jacobs and station manager Kernie Anderson, discusses the cultural community, the Mass Democratic Movement, the SABC (South African Broadcasting Corporation), the return of exiles, the cultural boycott, unrest in the townships, Philadelphia, radio, current news, current music, black organizations, the anti-apartheid movement

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