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South Africa / Black Factionalism / Black Councils #126001

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 29, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Summit of black South Africans called by Archbishop Desmond Tutu to discuss black factional violence reported; absence of Zulu leader Mangosuthu Gatsha Buthelezi noted; scenes shown of Tutu and Nelson Mandela and of protest march in Khutsong, South Africa, demanding resignation of locally elected black council. Report introduced.

(Adderedgeville: Don Kladstrup) Nationwide campaign against South African black township councils and the people who run them featured; scenes shown from black townships. [African National Congress (ANC) Dr. A.S. NKOMO - says councils are seen as propping up apartheid.] [WOMAN - criticizes council.] [In his fire-bombed house, council member Titus MBAZI - comments.] Control of black councils by white provincial authorities explained; scenes shown of protesters being tear gassed in Johannesburg. [Minister of law and order Adriaan VLOK, minister of constitutional development Gerrit VILJOEN, MANDELA - talk about violence and negotiation.]

Jennings, Peter;
Kladstrup, Don

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