‘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

Fidel Castro, Liberation, And An Old Affair: How Even African Anti-Communists Came To Love The Cuban Leader (Part 1)

Sections of the African political elite were suspicious and even hostile to Cuba (and the Soviet Union) for years – a series of surprised events in the 1980s conspired to change that

CRISIS IN THE GREAT LAKES 4: How End Of ‘Second Congo War’ And World Cup 2010 Made South Africa Hungry

DR Congo’s total mineral wealth is estimated to be worth a dizzying $24 trillion – more than the combined GDP of the US and western Europe – is without doubt the jewel of the SADC crown in resource terms.