‘Fideri’ Castro, Liberation, And A Strange Affair: How African Anti-Communists Too Came To Love The Cuban Leader (Part 2)

The Battle of Cuito Canavale was easily the biggest military confrontation in modern Africa since World War II. Both apartheid South Africa, and Cuba and Angola, claimed victory

ANC Celebrates 100 Years…And The Tyranny Of ‘Acknowledgement Politics’ In South Africa (A Nation Still Uncomfortable In Its African Skin)

 JAN. 8, 2012: Tens of thousands of South Africans today attended a rally in Bloemfontein to mark the 100th anniversary of the country’s ruling party, the African National Congress (ANC). Unfortunately, the iconic and charismatic 93-year-old Nelson Mandela didn’t attend the rally because of poor health. The gods love Mandela. Unlike the Biblical Moses, they allowed him not only to …