South Africa Now - Show #N312

by Danny Schechter (Executive Producer), Globalvision
New York, New York, United States
April 18, 1990
Publisher: Globalvision
Duration: 28:47
Type: TV broadcast
Coverage in Africa: Namibia, South Africa, Zambia
Coverage outside Africa: United States, United Kingdom
Language: English
0:30 - Peter Gabriel; 1:00-This week South Africa Now presents these stories; 2:24 - The uncensored news with Fana Kekana and Carolyn Craven; 2:30 - Mandela Wembley Concert: video of a concert in Wembley Stadium, Nelson Mandela, interviews of actress Rosanna Arquette, singer Patti LaBelle, Daddy-O of Stetsasonic, report phoned in by Phillip Tomlinson, discusses music, political statements, apartheid, sanctions, pressure on the South African government; 5:42 - Natal's war: interview of musician Johnny Clegg, discusses the ANC (African National Congress), Inkatha, political violence, fighting, South African soldiers; 7:11 - Sebokeng Update: video of Rev. Frank Chikane of the South African Council of Churches (SACC), discusses funeral services, Jay Naidoo, Walter Sisulu, peace, F.W. de Klerk; 8:00 - Mandela press conference in Lusaka, Emily Kasriel reporting: video of a Nelson Mandela held a press conference refuting allegations that the ANC had a secret document detailing a plot to assassinate rightwing leaders, discusses the Conservative Party, the South African Communist Party (SACP), torture; 10:04 - Namibia Watch by Joseph Diescho; 10:07 - President Sam Nujoma has appointed Derek Brune to head the President's security office, discusses Koevoet; 10:28 -  Brigadier Siggi Eimbeck reported by Phillip Thomlinson, interview of Brigadier Siggi Eimbeck of the Namibian police, discusses SWAPO, the assassination of Anton Lubowski, the South West Africa Police; 12:47 - protest an American Cyanamid in New Jersey for dumping toxic waist reposted by Eric Nadler: video of Jan Mahlangu of the Chemical Workers Industrial Union (CWIU), interview of Peter Bahouth of Greenpeace, discusses the Thor Chemical plant in Natal, mercury waist, heath problems, the New Jersey Police; 16:12 - Apartheid Barometer: discusses the Population Registration Act; 16:39 - Bayers Naude: interview of Bayers Naude, discusses Joe Slovo, Walter Sisulu, Thabo Mbeki, the Broederbond, the Dutch Reformed Church, the right wing Afrikaner community, the homelands, CONTRALESA (Congress of Traditional Leaders of South Africa), poverty, unemployment, repression; 22:56 - Culture, Tribute to Harry Belafonte reported by Mweli Mzizi: video of Heavyweight Boxing Champion Buster Douglas, Randall Robinson, Bill Cosby, Lindiwe Mobuza, Richard Hatcher, Hugh Masakela, the vocal group Themba, discusses TransAfrica Forum, the Nelson Mandela Courage Award, sanctions, the cultural boycott

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