South Africa Now - Show #N103

by Danny Schechter (Executive Producer), Globalvision
New York, New York, United States
August 16, 1989
Publisher: Globalvision
Duration: 28:47
Type: TV broadcast
Coverage in Africa: Africa, Angola, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
00:48 - From 125th Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard in Harlem; 1:20 - This week South Africa Now presents these stories; 2:20 - The news with Fana Kekana and Carolyn Craven; 2:22 - NEWSLINE BOTHA RESIGNS: includes video of the resignation speech of State President P.W. Botha, includes an interview of political analyst Tom Lodge, discusses F.W. de Klerk, Zambia's president Kenneth Kaunda, the African National Congress (ANC), the United Democratic Front (UDF), apartheid, 4:29 - UPDATE SECRET MEETINGS WITH MANDELA: discusses Nelson Mandela, P.W. Botha, Justice Minister Kobie Coetsee, release of political prisoners; 5:02 - ANC President Oliver Tambo hospitalized, includes video of a meeting with South African whites and the ANC, discusses ANC Headquarters in Lusaka, Zambia, a London hospital, a stroke; 5:28 - NEWSLINE DEFIANCE CAMPAIGN CONTINUES reported by Stuart Sender: includes video of Nobel Laurate Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Rev. Allan Boesak of the World Alliance of Reformed Churches, a candlelight vigil teargassed by police, the funeral of two college student anti-apartheid activists killed in a bomb explosion, discusses mourners, police, state sponsored violence, peaceful demonstration, detention without trial, civil disobedience, the struggle against apartheid, jailed, teargassed, an Associated Press reports, press censorship; 7:22 - NEWSLINE NATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY reported by Nadja Smith: includes video of a gathering in Johannesburg, includes video of speeches by Helen Joseph of the Federation of South African Women and Sister Mary Bernard Ncube, discusses August 9, 1956, pass laws, women and the struggle for a free South Africa, the oppression of women and blacks, power to the people; 9:59 - NAMIBIA WATCH reported by Joseph Diescho: includes an interview of SWAPO UN Representative Hinyangerwa Asheeke, includes video of a press conference by South African Foreign Minister Roelof "Pik" Botha, discusses election rigging, the paramilitary unit Koevoet, Namibia’s police, UNTAG (United Nations Transitional Assistance Group), Angolan UNITA rebels, free and fair elections, the U.S. Congress, Howard Wolpe, the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Secretary of State Baker; violence against Namibia's voters, South African trained paramilitary units, allegations South Africa is trying to rig the November election, the Namibian liberation movement, conditions for free and fair elections; 12:41 - IN DEPTH AFROCENTRICITY: includes video of a speech by Jesse Jackson, includes an excerpt of Spike Lee’s movie "DO THE RIGHT THING", includes a press conference by film director Spike Lee, includes an excerpt of the movie "Lethal Weapon 2", includes interviews of Rev. George Stalling of Imani Temple Byll Lester of Kinapps Inc., production manager Mel Simon of Kinapps Inc., Sikhulu Shange of Sikhulu Record Shak, South African theater promoter Duma Ndlovu,Harlem activist Elombe Brath of the Patrice Lumumba Coalition, African American journalist Geri Augusto, African Connection newspaper editor Nii Amoo Codjoe, music promoter Lisa Williamson, includes an excerpt of the music video A.F.R.I.C.A. by Stetsasonic, includes video of a talk by Bill Stephney of Def Jam Records at the New Music Seminar, discusses African American, back communities, a growing identification with Africa, Nelson Mandela, actor Danny Glover, African hairdos, African clothing, the motherland, records, music, African pride, rap music, African medallions, young kids, Public Enemy, Chuck D, writer Nelson George, black kinds, rocker Vernon Reid, black entrepreneurship, political activism, cultural identity, nationalistic feelings; 20:48 - CULTURE: includes an interview of Naomi Tutu, includes video of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, a video of Desmond Tutu addressing parents of detainees in Cape Town, discusses the Nobel Peace Prize, the book The Words of Desmond Tutu, the headquarters of the South African Council of Churches (SACC), a bomb, God's work, the struggle.

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