South Africa Now - Show #N502

by Danny Schechter (Executive Producer), Globalvision
New York, New York, United States
August 8, 1990
Publisher: Globalvision
Duration: 28:41
Type: TV broadcast
Coverage in Africa: Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
0:08 – Rap Artist MC ICE-T; 0:53 - This week South Africa Now presents these stories; 2:23 - The uncensored news with Fana Kekana and Mweli Mzizi; 2:45 - Diplomatic moves toward a peaceful solution in South Africa reported by Phillip Tomlinson: includes video of Communist Party (SACP) leader Joe Slovo and Nelson Mandela at a rally in Soweto, : includes an interview of journalist Phillip Martin at the National Association of Black Journalist meeting in Los Angeles, discusses the African National Congress (ANC), the South African government, talks about talks, the armed struggle, release of political prisoners, amnesty for South African exiles, Mac Maharaj, the police, the press, Allister Sparks, the media; 6:18 - RED SCARE reported by Nadja Smith: includes video of a talk by COSATU (Congress of South African Trade Unions) General Secretary Jay Naidoo speaking at the SACP rally in Soweto, includes an interview of Joe Slovo of the SACP, discusses the alliance between the ANC and the SACP, the history of the anti-apartheid struggle, a mass rally, an interim government, a constituent assembly, redistribution of wealth, white wealth, black poverty; 9:47 - FRONTLINE FOCUS reported by Joseph Diescho: discusses the Frontline States; 10:05 - FRONTLINE FOCUS Namibia, a plot to over through the government: Includes a phone interview of The Namibian editor Gwen Lister, discusses a secret documents, a defector, the Namibian security forces, Jonas Savimbi, UNITA, the SWAPO-led government; 11:05 - FRONTLINE FOCUS Mozambique: includes a report by Linda Mvusi  from the Tongogara refugee camp in Zimbabwe with interviews of S.T.W. Mhiribidi of the Zimbabwe Committee of Refugees, P. Muguda of Save the Children, Acting Camp Administrator A. Sono and K.P. Godo S.R.N. , discusses peace talks between the Frelimo government and Renamo (Mozambique National Resistance), multi-party participation in the next elections, Mozambican refugees, International Refugee Day, children, donor agencies, educational resources, a clinic, health care, patients, President Chissano; 15:20 - HIT SQUAD:  includes interviews with former police hit squad captain Dirk Coetzee and ANC lawyer Albie Sachs, discusses the Civil Cooperation Bureau (CCB), poison, shooting, burning corpses, Griffiths Mxenge, F.W. de Klerk, the South African military, the South African Police (SAP), SAWPO lawyer Anton Lubowski, David Webster, the Security Police, Ruth First; 21:34 - Culture THROUGH THE LENS: includes interviews of black South African photographer Peter Magubane, Michael Jupp of Defense for Children International and Jabu Ngwenya of South African Musicians Association, discusses coal boys, children, the 1976 Soweto uprising, Alexander township, detained, beaten by police, restricted, child labor, artist, journalist

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