South Africa Now - Show #N307

by Danny Schechter (Executive Producer), Globalvision
New York, New York, United States
March 14, 1990
Publisher: Globalvision
Duration: 37:24
Type: TV broadcast
Coverage in Africa: South Africa, Southern Africa, Zambia
Coverage outside Africa: United States, Sweden
Language: English
0:20 - KRS-One of Boogie Down Productions; 1:03 - The week South Africa Now presents these stories; 2:15 - The uncensored news with Fana Kekana and Phillip Tomlinson sitting in for Carolyn Craven; 2:26 - Nelson Mandela visits Sweden reported by Nadja Smith: includes interviews of South African exile Maggie Gray and Bill Tatum of the Amsterdam News, discusses the ANC (African National Congress), the struggle against apartheid, the pillars of apartheid, ANC President Oliver Tambo; 4:07 - Feud between two groups of taxi operators in the township of Katlehong: discusses routes, a violence confrontation; 4:28 - NEWSLINE HOMELAND PROTESTS: discusses the National Party, the Conservative Party, Law and Order Minister Adriaan Vlok, unrest, Walter Sisulu, Venda, police violence, Thohoyandou, demonstrators protesting ritual murders, Ciskei, Bophuthatswana, confrontations, demonstrators, deaths, living conditions, reincorporation in South Africa; 5:43 - COVERING THE COVERAGE: includes video of Nelson Mandela and PLO leader Yasser Arafat during Mandela's trip to Zambia, includes interviews with PLO leader Yasser Arafat and Congressman Howard Wolpe of the U.S. House Subcommittee on Africa, discusses the Frontline States, the Zambian government, Judaism, colonialism, racism; 7:24 - NEWSLINE LIFTING SANCTIONS?: includes interviews of Commonwealth Secretary General Emeka Anyaoku and Inkatha leader Chief Gatsha Buthelezi, discusses anti-apartheid leaders, Trevor Huddleston, Margaret Thatcher, President George Bush; 8:36 - NEWLINE WEMBLEY REVISITED: discusses plans for a concert to honor Nelson Mandela, Wembley Stadium; 9:15 - IN DEPTH HIT SQUAD LEADER:  includes a report Phillip Tomlinson: includes interviews of Dirk Coetzee in Zambia, ANC lawyer Albie Sacks and South African Community Party (SACP) leader Joe Slovo, includes a press conference by Rev. Frank Chikane, discusses death squads, covert police and military units, intimidation, assassination, apartheid foes, F.W. de Klerk, Magnus Malan, the Civil Cooperation Bureau (CCB), kidnapping, letter bombs, poison, a government inquiry, a police captain of the Security Branch, Ruth First, Dulcie September, David Webster, SWAPO leader Anton Lubowski, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, military hit squads, COSATU General Secretary Jay Naidoo, Dullah Omar, South African Council of Churches (SACC) General Secretary Frank Chikane, National Union of Mineworkers leader Cyril Ramaphosa, Griffiths Mxenge, the Harms Commission, Gregory Rockman, the South African Defence Force (SADF); 22:20 - CULTURE Postcards from South Africa: includes interviews of South Africa Mail exhibit Janet Goldner and South African writer Sindiwe Magona, discusses an exhibition at the SOHO20 Gallery, the cultural boycott, artistic postcards, black women, domestic workers, repression, workshops, Robben Island

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