South Africa Now - Show #N401

by Globalvision
New York, New York, United States
May 2, 1990
Duration: 28:47
0:20 - Joaquim Chissano, President of Mozambique; 0:54- This week South Africa New presents these stories; 2:13 - The uncensored news with Carolyn Craven and Mweli Mzizi; 2:20 - Nelson Mandela is coming to America; 2:34 - Talks about talks reported by Nadia Smith: video of Joe Slovo of the South African Communist Party (SACP), Nelson Mandela and Minister of Constitutional Development  Gerrit Viljoen, discusses the African National Congress (ANC), Thabo Mbeki, Alfred Nzo, Walter Sisulu, President F.W. de Klerk, Minister of Foreign Affairs Pik Botha, , Minister of Mineral and Energy Affairs and Public Enterprises Dawie de Villiers, Minister of Justice Kobie Coetsee, Minister of Finance Barend du Plessis, Minister of Law and Order Adriaan Vlok, the Minister of Education and Development Aid Stoffel van der Merwe, Constitutional Development Deputy Minister Roelf Meyer, the State of Emergency, sanctions, Margaret Thatcher; 5:18 - Natal Province Update: interview with Professor Ben Magubane, discusses violence, Inkatha, the Mass Democratic Movement; 6:27 - Eastern Europe and South Africa: Hungary has allowed South Africa to establish a consulate in Budapest, discusses workers applying to move to South Africa, trade, sanctions; 7:09 - The ANC may soon have some political opposition: former ANC members return to South Africa, the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) reports one of its leaders, Jafta Masemola was killed in an automobile accident; 7:45 - Frontline Focus reported by Joseph Diescho; 8:16 - Angola: The Angolan government and UNITA met in Lisbon, interview of Angolan Foreign Minister Pedro de Castro Van Dunem, discusses Angolan President Dos Santos, a peace initiative, Jonas Savimbi, a ceasefire; 9:23 - Namibian officials have expressed disappointment with Western aid offers, interviews of Namibian Prime Minister Hage Geingob and Dr. Zed Ngavirue of the Namibian Planning Committee, discusses a UN pledging conference, young democracy, development, refugees, housing, jobs, unemployment; 10:42-In Zimbabwe Father Michael Lapsley was the victim of a letter bomb attack; 10:58 - Covering Coverage: interview of Andrew Tyndall, discusses MediaWatch, Lies Of Our Times, nationalization, The New York Times; 13:42 - Apartheid Barometer: the number of people detained for political offenses is 308; 14:00 - Oil and Apartheid reported by Eric Nadler: interviews of Jaap Woldendorp of the Shipping Research Bureau, Bernard Rivers, the author of “Oiling the Wheels of Apartheid” Professor Arthur Klinghoffer, Middle East Review contributor Robert Whitehill and Ambassador Joseph Garba of the UN Centre Against Apartheid, discusses the UN oil embargo of South Africa, Iran, oil traders, John Duess, Pyromaniacs Against Apartheid, Marc Rich, Dr. Omar Zawawi, Brent Scowcroft, International Six Incorporated, CIA Director William Casey, ABC News, the Contras in Nicaragua, rebels in Angola; 21:57 - Culture, The Gods Must Be Crazy, II reported by Mweli Mzizi: includes video of The Gods Must Be Crazy, I, The Gods Must Be Crazy, 11, and Jamie Uys, interviews of Marc Gevissar of The Village Voice and anthropologist John Marshall, discusses Bushman, comedy, P.W. Botha, the South African military, the South African Defence Force (SADF), Columbia Pictures, the Cultural Boycott, the Khoisan people, racism, the Film and Allied Workers Organization (FAWO), the Kalahari desert; 27:27 - scenes from Earth Day 1990

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