South Africa Now - Show #N108

by Danny Schechter (Executive Producer), Globalvision
New York, New York, United States
September 20, 1989
Publisher: Globalvision
Duration: 31:36
1:33 - Euzhan Palcy, director, A Dry White Season; 2:06 - The week South Africa Now presents these stories; 3:23 - All these stories and more on South Africa Now with hosts Fana Kekana and Carolyn Craven; 3:36 - Namibia Watch reported by Joseph Diescho, SWAPO President Returns: video of SWAPO President Sam Nujoma's return to Namibia; interviews of Sam Nujoma, Gwen Lister of The Namibian, Alun Roberts and Anton Lubowski; discusses the assassination Anton Lubowski, death threats, the White Wolves, detention, United Nations Resolution 435, elections; 9:26 - F.W. de Klerk elected State President, Nadja Smith reports: video of speech by Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Lt. Gregory Rockman, discusses an anti-apartheid march, Cape Town Mayor Gordon Oliver, a new South Africa, whips, sjamboks, the South African Police (SAP), the international press, P.W. Botha’s cabinet, Law and Order Minister Adriaan Vlok, police brutality; 11:35 - New York Mayoral campaign: interview of David Dinkins, video of a David Dinkins TV commercial, discusses local laws against doing business with companies involved South Africa, television ads, sanctions, constructive engagement; 12:24 - Westchester County Divestment: discusses withdrawal of $40 million from Citibank, Manufactures Hanover, renegotiate loans; 12:52 - Hunder Project Award: includes interview of the President of Botswana Dr. Quett K.J. Masire, discusses bomb blasts, refugees, famine, drought; 14:04 - Oil and Apartheid reported by Eric Nadler: includes interviews of Jaap Woldendorp of the Shipping Research Bureau, UN Consultant on South African Oil Bernard Rivers, author of the book Oiling the Wheels of Apartheid: Exposing South Africa's Secret Oil Trade Rutgers Professor Arthur Klinghoffer, Robert Whitehill, and Ambassador Joseph Garba of the UN Centre Against Apartheid, video of ABC News, discusses South Africa’s secret oil trade, the oil embargo against South Africa, the Shah of Iran, the Arab oil sheiks, middle men, John Deuss, Pyromaniacs Against Apartheid, oil trader Marc Rich, tax evasion, Dr. Omar Zawawi, the Sultan of Oman, Brent Scowcroft, International Six Incorporated, CIA director William Casey,  the Nicaraguan Contras, rebels in Angola, King Fahd, World Wide Shipping Limited of Hong Kong; 23:03 - Culture, Tony Bird, a profile by Mwele Mzizi: includes an interview and video of performances by Tony Bird, discusses the song Sorry Africa

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