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The political life of Diego Maradona

The icon who died on 25 November 2020 was more than just the greatest footballer of all time. From Argentina to Palestine he represented the experiences of the outsider, the oppressed

‘Before Night Falls’: Reinaldo Arenas breaks down (in) Fidel Castro’s Cuba

Reinaldo Arenas’s memoir reveals the contradiction of a revolutionary society ruled by an autocrat

Chris Hani’s political legacy

Chris Hani should not be made into an ideal type or used to settle political scores in the present

Cuba celebrates 60 years of revolution amid challenges and change

For the first time since 1976, Cuba's president is not a Castro

Cuba’s new president: What to expect

Miguel Díaz-Canel, a Communist Party loyalist, is expected to succeed Raúl Castro as president of Cuba, but will this change bring prosperity?

​How far Castro’s revolution had come

He outlived his great comrade and compañero Che Guevara by a little over 49 years, but now Fidel Castro is dead.

WATCH LIVE: EFF holds memorial service for Fidel Castro

The Cuban Revolution icon died on November 25.

SACP: Free South Africa from Guptas and Ruperts to protect the country’s sovereignty

SACP deputy general secretary Solly Mapaila also lauded the achievements of late Cuban Revolution icon Fidel Castro.

Qhawe lamaqhawe!: Read President Zuma’s moving tribute to Fidel Castro

President Zuma attended the funeral of former Cuban president Fidel Castro, where he delivered a graceful tribute.

#CulturePop: This our year of users and abusers

False prophets and profiting off the pain of others are among the things trending, observes Kuntha Ndimande.

How Fidel Castro changed Cuba: A small island at the centre of the world

Love him or loathe him, the Cuban leader's legacy cannot be denied.

History will absolve me: A tribute to Fidel Castro

History will always judge people differently based on who is writing it writes Ahmed Kathrada

I find capitalism repugnant. It is filthy, it is gross: Fidel Castro in his own words

The bearded revolutionary is no more but his verve showcased in his speeches, lives on

Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro dead at 90

"I have never been afraid of death," Castro said in 2002. "I have never been concerned about death."

Fidel Castro photos released to dispel ill health rumours

Photographs of Fidel Castro, which showed the former president meeting with a student union leader, have been released to hush rumours of illness.

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