ARTICLES RELATING TO FIDEL CASTRO

Castro's ashes return to cradle of revolution

2016-12-03 15:32

The convoy carrying the ashes of Cuba's communist leader Fidel Castro will end an island-wide journey in the cradle of his revolution.

Top Africa News: Gambia, Libya, Zim

2016-12-02 20:30

Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh has conceded defeat to opposition leader Adama Barrow, and UN rights team says 'ethnic cleansing' is under way in S Sudan.

It is time for Mugabe to step down – Malema

2016-12-02 10:48

Although the EFF loves Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, it's time for the long-serving president to go, its leader Julius Malema says.

Zuma has no right to honour Castro - Malema

2016-12-01 21:40

President Jacob Zuma has sold out Fidel Castro and has no right to be paying tribute to the Cuban revolutionary, EFF leader Julius Malema said on Thursday.

Fidel Castro's ashes reunited with 'Che' Guevara

2016-12-01 15:37

Fidel Castro's ashes have been taken to a symbolic reunion with his fallen comrade-in-arms, Ernesto "Che" Guevara, in Santa Clara, the first stop in the late Cold War titan's last trip across Cuba.

Respect Cuba's sovereignty - Ramaphosa

2016-12-01 06:05

The world, including the United States, must respect Cuba's right to self-determination, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says.

SA needs 'principled' leaders like Castro - Ramaphosa

2016-11-30 22:17

South Africans should aim to have "principled and fearless" leaders like Fidel Castro, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Wednesday.

Mugabe: Castro 'not only a man of words, but also a man of action'

2016-11-30 17:00

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has reportedly paid a "special tribute" to Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro, who died last week at the age of 90.

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ANC leaders to attend memorial services for Castro

2016-11-30 06:09

ANC leaders are expected to attend memorial services throughout the country in honour of Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro.

 

Parliament's delegation to Cuba grounded due to 'logistical challenges'

2016-12-02 22:24

The multi-party parliamentary delegation that was due to travel to Cuba will no longer be going due to "unavoidable logistical challenges", the office of the ANC chief whip has said.

Castro was one of the greatest revolutionaries ever produced - Nzimande

2016-12-02 16:05

Fidel Castro's death must start the process of celebrating his role in the struggle to serve humanity, says SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande.

Castro hailed in Parliament

2016-12-01 22:46

Political parties lauded former Cuban leader Fidel Castro’s role in the liberation of African countries, while the DA said it would do well to remember he was a “torturer, murderer and oppressor”.

ANC 'too preoccupied' to celebrate Fidel properly - Mapisa-Nqakula

2016-12-01 15:44

Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula says the ANC has been too preoccupied with its own internal struggles to mobilise people to attend memorials for late Cuban leader Fidel Castro.

ANC leaders 'putting themselves first' - Yengeni

2016-12-01 06:05

The ANC needs to learn from the example of Cuba to stop comrades "turning on each other" for positions, NEC member Tony Yengeni said.

Castro was all about love - Mantashe

2016-11-30 22:36

Leaders of the ANC and its alliance partners remembered the life of Cuba's president Fidel Castro.

Top Africa stories: AU, Kenya, Zim

2016-11-30 20:29

Senegal's AU hopeful Abdoulaye Bathily says he has the capacity and experience to succeed Dlamini-Zuma, and Kenyatta is in the hot seat over opposition tweet.

Cubans say farewell to Fidel Castro

2016-11-30 16:39

Thousands of Cubans have lined the streets of Havana to bid goodbye to Fidel Castro as his ashes began a four day journey across the country.

'Pluck a leaf from Castro and resign', Mugabe told

2016-11-30 06:19

Zimbabwean opposition party, Zapu, has reportedly called on President Robert Mugabe to "pluck a leaf" from the late former Cuban leader Fidel Castro and step down.

ANC, SACP gear up to memorialise Fidel Castro

2016-11-29 10:47

The ANC and SACP have planned to honour former Cuban president Fidel Castro in memorial services in Gauteng and Cape Town.

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