South Africa Now - Show #N212

by Danny Schechter (Executive Producer), Globalvision
New York, New York, United States
January 17, 1990
Publisher: Globalvision
Duration: 30:23
Type: TV broadcast
Coverage in Africa: Namibia, South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States, Switzerland, United Kingdom
Language: English
0:10 - Peter Mokaba of the South Africa Youth Congress and Winnie Mandela; 1:09 - This week South Africa Now presents these stories; 2:40-Uncensored news with Fana Kekana and Carolyn Craven; 2:49 - ANC Leaders Visit Lusaka: includes an interview of Walter Sisulu; 3:44 - International Nelson Mandela Reception Committee: includes video of a talk by Archbishop Trevor Huddleston of the Anti-Apartheid Movement and the International Defence and Aid Fund (IDAF), interview of by Archbishop Trevor Huddleston, discusses the imprisoned society, Oliver Tambo; 4:56 - Exclusive interview with Winnie Mandela, discusses Soweto, Victor Verster Prison, F.W. de Klerk, the State of Emergency, the African National Congress (ANC), exiles, Mandela United Football Club, the international press, the Freedom Charter; 10:56 - Jesse Jackson given visa; 11:05 - Tougher sanctions: includes video of a press conference by House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa chairman Congressman Howard Wolpe, discusses negotiations, minority rule, the anti-apartheid opposition, a democratic political system; 11:50 -  Namibia Watch with Joseph Diescho: discusses a clause in Namibia’s draft constitution, SWAPO, the Constituent Assembly, detainees, the Democratic Turnhalle Alliance (DTA); 12:35 - Railway Strike reported by Mweli Mzizi: includes an interview with Neil Coleman of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU), discusses strikes, wages, conditions, scabs, vigilantes, teargas, striking workers; 13:23 - A Commentary from Randall Robinson of TransAfrica: discusses the anti-apartheid movement, P.W. Botha, white rule, acts of defiance, the grassroots struggle for freedom, Constructive Engagement, Albertina Sisulu, the White House, divestment campaigns; 15:19 - Education Crisis reported by Letebele Masemole: includes video of Soweto, interviews of a Soweto principal, Curtis Nkondo, discusses the student movement, Weekly Mail reporter Thandeka Gqubule, and former Soweto student Senti Thobe Jane, COSAS, the South African Police (SAP), whips, the student body, academic knowledge, manual work, manual labor, the DET, final exams, schools, security police, passing rates among black students, guns; 23:11 - Culture, Exiled South African jazz singer Sathima Bea Benjamin reported by Mweli Mzizi: includes an interview of and performances by Sathima Bea Benjamin including in Central Park and at the Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland including in Central Park and at the Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland, discusses Winnie Mandela, music, Duke Ellington, Abdullah Ibrahim, the album Lovelight

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