South Africa

Truth And Reconciliation Report

October 30, 1998 – Truth And Reconciliation – Car Bomb Attacks In Gaza – John Glenn Back In Space

October 30, 1998 – BBC World Service Newshour – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 30, 1998 – A momentous day for South Africa; the publication and release of the final Truth and Reconciliation report took place on this day. At a ceremony in Pretoria, Commission Chairman Desmond Tutu presented...

South Africa Votes - 1994

April 26, 1994 – New Day In South Africa – A Deal For Accused Russian Spy

April 26, 1994 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 26, 1994 – A historic day for South Africa. For the first time ever, South African Blacks were voting in the country’s general election. After decades of apartheid and brutal oppression, it was a new...

Mahlathini and The Mahotella Queens - Glastonbury 1989

Mahlathini And The Mahotella Queens – Live At Glastonbury 1989 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Mahlathini And The Mahotella Queens – Live At Glastonbury 1989 – BBC Radio 1 – As a tribute and remembrance of Winnie Mandela, who passed away early this morning at the age of 81, I thought I would run this concert by one of South Africa’s premier and best-loved singing...

Hugh Masekela

Hugh Masekela – Live At The Hollywood Bowl 1968 – Past Daily Tribute (Hugh Masekela: April 4, 1939 – January 23, 2018)

Hugh Masekela – Live at The Hollywood Bowl – August 14, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Only a month into this new year and already we’ve had sad and terrible losses in the Music World. The latest is Hugh Masekela, and artist whose innovative style and uncompromising message...

South Africa reaction to Benjamin Moloise execution

October 19, 1985 – Achille Lauro Aftermath – Benjamin Moloise Aftermath

October 19, 1985 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 19, 1985 – A day of reactions and protest. Anti-American sentiment was running high in Rome as an emissary of the White House arrived for discussions over the Italian stance on the Achille Lauro hijacking...

South Africa - Student protests

August 22, 1985 – Tragedy In Manchester – Protests In South Africa

August 22, 1985 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 22, 1985 – News for this day began with reports that a plane with 131 people crashed on take-off in Manchester. The British Air Tours flight 328, filled with passengers bound for a Greek Island...