South Africa Now - Show #N305

by Danny Schechter (Executive Producer), Globalvision
New York, New York, United States
February 28, 1990
Publisher: Globalvision
Duration: 28:47
Type: TV broadcast
Coverage in Africa: Namibia, South Africa, Zambia
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
0:21 - Tom Brokaw, ABC News; 0:53 - This week South Africa Now presents these stories; 2:18 - The uncensored news with hosts Fana Kekana and Caroline Craven; 2:24 - Mandela in Lusaka, Zambia: phone report from a South Africa Now correspondent, discusses Nelson Mandela, the African National Congress (ANC), Kenneth Kaunda, negotiations, F.W. de Klerk, the armed struggle; 3:27 - Mandela address to a crowd in Durban: discusses fighting, violence, Inkatha, the UDF (United Democratic Front); 4:11 - Robben Island hunger strike: includes an interview of Adotei Akwei, Research Director of the American Committee on Africa (ACOA), discusses political prisoners, prison conditions; 5:03 - Sanctions: includes video of a South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) on the South African Foreign Trade Organization (SAFTO) including an interview of SAFTO General Manager Ann Moore, discusses British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, the ban on new investments in South Africa, anti-apartheid activists, European governments, pressure, sanctions busting, South African exports, manufactured goods, foreign exchange, employment; 6:08 - Assistant Secretary of State on Capitol Hill: includes an interview of Jennifer Davis, Executive Director of the American Committee on Africa, discusses a hearing on a bill to strengthen financial sanctions; 7:01 - Hit Squads: discusses Minister of Defense Magnus Malan, police death squads, the military, the assassination of human rights activist David Webster and Namibian lawyer Anton Lubowski; 7:38 - Namibia Watch with Joseph Diescho: discusses Sam Nujoma, independence celebration, March 21, the UN Secretary General; 8:36 – Part I of an interview of Nelson Mandela by South African journalist Allister Sparks:  discusses the Washington Post, the London Observer, the struggle for a nonracial society, unity, Soweto, houses, illiteracy, poverty, high rents, crime, discipline, hard labor, newspapers; 22:35 - Culture, review of the play "Survival", a play about South African prison life, reported by Mweli Mzizi: includes an interviews of Seth Sibanda, Jerry Mofokeng and , Selaelo Maredi, includes video of the play at New Federal Theatre including of actor Temba Ntinga, discusses Black South Africa Theatre, Fana Kekana, life under apartheid

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