Ethiopia extends state of emergency

Ethiopia’s parliament voted unanimously Thursday to extend the country’s state of emergency for another four months after top officials warned of the continuing threat of unrest.

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Nigeria summons Indian diplomat over racist attacks against African students

Nigeria's foreign ministry has called in India's top diplomat to protest racist attacks against African students and demand arrests and prosecutions of perpetrators, Nigeria's official news agency said Thursday.

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Zambia gets Chinese finance to build 2,000 houses for military

A Chinese bank will help finance the construction of 2,000 homes for Zambian military personnel who face a critical shortage of housing, president Edgar Lungu said on Thursday.

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SACP is against President Zuma’s planned removal of Minister of Finance

The South African Communist Party (SACP), a member of the ANC-led tripartite alliance, has formally objected to a plan by President Jacob Zuma to sack Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, a senior SACP official said on Thursday.

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Noam Chomsky says Trump May Stage Terrorist Attacks to Shore Up Support

Following the collapse of the president's healthcare law, and with Trump hitting new lows in the latest popularity polls, academic and leftist intellectual Noam Chomsky is calling for vigilance against possible "false flag" terrorist attacks

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Utter chaos as Ivory Coast vs Senegal match abandoned after fans invade pitch

Ugly scenes marred the friendly fixture in Paris, with supporters clashing and even confronting the players, forcing the referee to end the game early.

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EU top court removes sanctions on Gaddafi’s daughter

The European Court of Justice ruled Tuesday to annul the restrictions placed on Aisha Gaddafi, the former Libyan leader’s daughter.

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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 >>>