The following is an article written by former president Thabo Mbeki‚ published in The Star on Tuesday. OBLIGATIONS OF MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT. Recently the question has been raised publicly whether ANC Members of the National Assembly (ANC MPs) can support a Motion of No Confidence in the President of the Republic as proposed by Members of the Opposition Parties (Opposition MPs). This matter has arisen because the President of the Republic‚ Mr Jacob Zuma‚ is also President of the ANC. Please follow and like us:Read More
In Commemoration Of The 121st Anniversary Of The Battle Of Adwa: Addis Ababa Uuniversity, Ethiopia – 4 March, 2017. SpeechesProgramme Director, Distinguished participants, Friends, comrades, ladies and gentlemen I would like to thank the organisers of the important Commemoration of the 121st Anniversary of the historic Battle of Adwa for inviting me to join you here today, as I did at the memorable celebration at Adwa two days ago, where the important announcement was made that the Pan-African University will be established in Adwa. Our presence here today once more…Read More
For starters, this is not a performance worth even defending. This work and these deals are the most terrible and misdirected deals that are possible. If you know the reality behind these deals, then you yourself will laugh at the stupidity of these deals. Please follow and like us:Read More
Remarks by Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee, and President of the Councils of State and Ministers, during the political posthumous tribute to Comandante en Jefe of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz December 4, 2016 11:12:26 Esteemed Heads of State and Government; Outstanding figures; Compatriots here today in representation of the eastern provinces and Camagüey; People of Santiago de Cuba; Dear people of Cuba: This afternoon, upon arrival to the heroic city, the funeral procession transporting Fidel’s ashes, which retraced…Read More
CUBA, 26 November 2016 .- The Organizing Commission of the Central Committee of the Party, State and Government for the funeral rites of Commander in Chief Fidel Castro Ruz, informs the populace that as of 29 November, from 09:00 until 22:00, at the José Marti Memorial, the population of the capital may present themselves to pay their respects in tribute to their leader. The hours will be extended until 29 November from 9:00 to 12:00. Please follow and like us:Read More
Fidel Castro, the Cuban leader, respected in many African Countries, friend to Nelson Mandela who famously proclaimed after his arrest in a failed coup attempt that history would absolve him, has died aged 90. and YES to the Chagrin of US, FIDEL CASTRO will be mourned today. Castro’s brother and the nation’s President of several years, Raul, announced his death Friday on Cuban TV. At the end, an elderly and infirm Castro was a whisper of the Marxist firebrand whose iron will and passionate determination bent the arc of destiny.…Read More
THE death of Nelson Mandela has precipitated a torrent of interpretations on his life and work, all of which present him as a disciple of pacifism and a kind of Mother Teresa of South Africa. This is an essentially incorrect, and premeditated, image, promoted to obscure the fact that after the Sharpeville massacre in 1960, the African National Congress (ANC) adopted a strategy of armed struggle and sabotage of enterprises and important economic projects, but without endangering human life.Read More
The Special Court for Sierra Leone has denied former Liberian President Charles Taylor’s request to serve his 50-year sentence for war crimes in Rwanda, rather than Britain.
Taylor was convicted in April 2012 of 11 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity for aiding murderous rebels in Sierra Leone’s civil war.Read More
The opening of the trial against former Chadian President, Hissene Habré, in Senegal on Monday will put an end to 25 years of impunity and give hope to the tens of thousands of victims of human rights violations and crimes under international law committed under his watch, said Amnesty International.
Habré is being tried by the Extraordinary African Chambers in Dakar on charges of crimes against humanity, torture and war crimes committed while he was in power between 1982 and 1990. This is the first time a court in one African state will try the former leader of another African state.Read More
“I owe my being to the Khoi and the San whose desolate souls haunt the great expanses of the beautiful Cape – they who fell victim to the most merciless genocide our native land has ever seen, they who were first to lose their lives in the struggle to defend our freedom and independence and they who, as a people, perished in the result?Read More