South Africa Now - Show #N308

by Danny Schechter (Executive Producer), Globalvision
New York, New York, United States
March 21, 1990
Publisher: Globalvision
Duration: 28:47
0:16 - Sam Nujoma, President of Namibia; 1:15 - This week South Africa Now presents these stories; 2:16 - The uncensored news with Fana Kekana and Mweli Mzizi sitting in for Carolyn Craven; 2:28 - Namibia Watch: includes phone interview with Namibia Watch correspondent Joseph Diescho, includes an interview with Zambian Ambassador to the U.N. Peter Zuze, includes video of UN Television with scenes of Namibia and of Martti Ahtisaari, discusses the Sharpeville Massacre, the ANC (African National Congress), the PAC (Pan Africanist Congress), Zambia President Kenneth Kaunda, UNTAG (United Nations Transition Assistance Group), Angolan rebel forces UNITA, exiles, political prisoners, elections, South Africa colonialism, independence, ,military, police; 5:56 - Nelson Mandela back in South Africa: discusses preconditions for negotiation, F.W. de Klerk, political prisoners, the State of Emergency, the ANC; 6:10 - Nelson Mandela visits Zimbabwe and Sweden: includes video of a press conference by President Robert Mugabe, includes a report by Nadja Smith of Mandela’s visit to Sweden including a press conference with Mandela and an interview of British Labor Party leader Neil Kinnock, discusses sanctions, Margaret Thatcher, Nordic countries, cutting diplomatic ties, a celebration concert in Stockholm; 8:28 - NEWSLINE REUNION: reports on the meeting of Nelson Mandela and Oliver Tambo, includes interviews of Dali Tambo, Mandela's childhood friend Chief Mtikrakra and Mohammed Valli Moosa of the United Democratic Front (UDF), discusses Fort Hare University, student demonstrations, protests, the liberation movement, AdelaideTambo, Winnie Madikizela; 11:38 - NEWSLINE PAC REJECTS NEGOTIATIONS: includes an interview of PAC Deputy Chief Representative to the United Nations (UN) Count Pieterson, discusses the Pan Africanist Congress of Azania (PAC), talks with the South African government, ANC, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, the pillars of apartheid; 12:27 - Newsline DeBeers in Switzerland: includes an interview of Joe Slovo of the South African Community Party (SACP), discusses nationalization, diamonds, redistribution of wealth; 13:56 - NEWSLINE CHISSANO VISIT reported by Phillip Tomlinson: includes an interview of Mozambique President Joaquim Chissano, discusses the Mozambique National Resistance (RENAMO), destabilization, children, schools, Samora Machel, President Bush, Secretary of State James Baker, negotiations, dialog; 17:29 - IN DEPTH NAMIBIA'S ROAD TO FREEDOM: includes excepts of the movie "Namibia - No Easy Walk to Freedom" directed by Kevin Harris, discusses the League of Nations, the International Court of Justice (ICJ), SWAPO (South West Africa People's Organization), apartheid occupation, the Ovamboland People's Congress, sabotage, military instillations, colonial occupation, illiteracy, education, the Kassinga Massacre (Cassinga), refugees,  Oshakati military headquarters, security forces, Anton Lubowski, free and fair elections, UN Resolution 435; 23:39 - CULTURE ZIMBABWE MUSIC: includes excerpts of a music video Jit Jive by the Bhundu Boys

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