Cuba gets first prime minister in over 40 years

2019-12-22 10:57

Cuba's first prime minister in more than four decades - long-serving tourism minister Manuel Marrero - took office Saturday as the country resurrected a post last held by Fidel Castro.

Cuba honours Fidel on anniversary

2017-11-24 15:01

Cuba is commemorating the first anniversary of the death of revolutionary father Fidel Castro as it looks ahead to the post-Castro era.

A true communist worth remembering

2016-12-18 06:17

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Be careful what you wish for

2016-12-06 15:54

In a country that was formed out of protest action, mobilised by great demonstrations and inspired by immense speeches, why are we so seemingly desperate to give it all up again?

Castro's death reveals our divided world views

2016-12-06 07:56

How South Africans reacted to the death of Fidel Castro can tell us a lot about each other’s world views and help us understand each other’s political instincts better, writes Max du Preez.

WATCH: Fidel Castro laid to rest

Cuba's former leader Fidel Castro has been buried

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Fidel Castro's ashes interred in private ceremony

2016-12-04 18:52

Fidel Castro's ashes have been interred in a private ceremony, ending nine days of mourning for the man who ruled Cuba for nearly half a century.

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.


Box of Fidel Castro's cigars sells for almost $27 000

2018-01-12 11:11

A signed box of Cuban cigars from Fidel Castro's personal collection has sold at auction for almost $27 000.

Notable deaths in 2016

2016-12-30 19:02

From legendary British singer David Bowie to Cuban leader Fidel Castro and American boxer Muhammad Ali, here are some of the notable figures who died in 2016.

Castro's troubled legacy in the Horn of Africa: hero or villain?

2016-12-09 17:03

Many Ethiopians regard Castro as the man who saved their country. Somalis view him as the man who denied them the Greater Somalia re-union, writes Martin Plaut.

The world is poorer without Fidel Castro

2016-12-06 08:00

He worked with his people to survive the economic blockade, not once thinking of betraying his revolutionary instincts. The death of Cde Fidel Castro has renewed in me an urge to become unequivocal in my convictions.Cde Fidel Castro was a patriot who loved his people and his country.

Castro laid to rest in private ceremony, final wishes honoured

2016-12-05 13:23

A wooden box containing Fidel Castro's ashes has been placed by his brother into the side of a granite boulder that will become Cuba's only monument to the charismatic bearded rebel.

Political twists and turns dominate SA media coverage

2016-12-04 20:46

Various stories covering the political aftermath of the State Capture report grabbed headlines across South Africa this week, ROi Africa reports.

Cuba to prohibit naming of monuments after Fidel

2016-12-04 17:51

President Raul Castro says Cuba will prohibit the naming of streets and monuments after his brother Fidel who died last week.

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”.

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