UNHCR: Guterres to meet South Sudanese refugees in Uganda

Antonio Guterres, the UN Secretary-General, is visiting Uganda at the Solidarity Refugee Summit. Nearly 750,000 South Sudanese have crossed the Ugandan border since the intensification of the conflict last July.

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Botswana’s former President Ketumile Masire dies at 91

Botswana's former president Sir Ketumile Masire has died, according to the board of trustees of his foundation.

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Ghana: Decision on Guantanamo detainees 'unconstitutional' - Supreme Court

Ghana's Supreme Court has declared "unconstitutional" the decision by former President John Mahama to allow two former Guantanamo Bay detainees entry into the West African country.

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Anger in Nigeria's south over oil spill clean-up delay

Under a leaden sky in oil-rich southern Nigeria, young men hang around with nothing to do, covering their noses from the noxious fumes of the polluted swamp.

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South African court rules the Speaker has right to make no-confidence vote secret in Parliament

South Africa's highest court has ruled that it is up to the speaker of parliament to decide whether a vote of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma can be done by secret ballot.

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Zambia transfers opposition leader back to a prison in capital

Zambian prison authorities on Wednesday transferred an opposition leader who is charged with treason from a maximum security facility back to one in the capital following a court order by a magistrate.

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Cuba Asserts Its Lawful Right to Grant Refuge to Persecuted US Refugees, Dissidents

Cuba defended its sovereign right to grant protection and asylum to U.S. dissidents, civil rights fighters and persecuted persons, rebuffing the demand of U.S. President Donald Trump that the Caribbean nation return so-called U.S. "criminals" to the country as a precondition for the resumption of neighborly relations between the long-time foes.

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Anti-apartheid Icon and renowned revolutionary Nelson Mandela passed away on December 5, 2013.

UHURUSPIRIT INTERVIEWS

UHURUSPIRIT INTERVIEW: Secretary General of the SPLM Yasir Arman on the recent protests in Sudan

Recently, hundreds of thousands of Sudanese people took to the streets after the removal of fuel subsidy by the government of President Omar al-Bashir. Many of the peaceful protesters were brutally killed, while thousands were arrested. Read >>>

UHURUSPIRIT INTERVIEW: SACP Western Cape Provincial Secretary Comrade Khaya Magaxa

The South African Communist Party in the Western Cape Province recently held its 7th Provincial Congress. UhuruSpirit editor Comrade Hilary Ojukwu met with Comrade Khaya Magaxa to talk about their successful congress Read >>>

UHURUSPIRIT INTERVIEW with the Global Environmental Campaigner Nnimmo Bassey

In this Interview Nnimmo Bassey reacts to the State of Emergency in parts of Nigeria. He also discusses Oilwatch International and Oilwatch Africa, the on-going struggle in the Niger Delta and more. Read >>>

OPINION & SPEECHES

African Passport Represents the Resumption of Decolonisation Process by Hilary Ojukwu

The African Union, at its just concluded summit in Kigali, Rwanda, has unveiled the African passport which is expected to increase the momentum towards a united Africa under AU’s Agenda 2063: The Africa We Want. Read More >>>

CAPE TOWN: A Tale of Two Cities by Masonwabe Sokoyi

The ANC mayoral candidate for the city of Cape Town, Comrade Xolani Sotashe, has reinvigorated the narrative of “A Tale of two Cities” recently when he painted a vivid picture of a city that is extremely divided along class and racial lines. Read More >>>

US Neo-Nazi Leader Says Donald Trump ‘the Real Deal’ by teleSUR

Donald Trump, the billionaire businessman and reality TV star who has called Mexicans rapists and proposed barring Muslims from entering the United States, is currently leading every national poll for the Republican Party’s presidential nomination Read More >>>

So far, the plot to destroy ANC has failed by Kwame Biko

On Wednesday, South Africans of voting age who are registered to vote will elect a new government in the fifth general election since independence in 1994. Read More >>>