SAINT FIDEL CASTRO OF AFRICA

From standing up for African liberation to fighting against western imperialism, Fidel Castro is to Africa what Saints are to the Catholic Church. For many in the west, especially the United States of America, Fidel Castro, the former President of Cuba who passed way this weekend at the tender age of 90, is a tyrant in the league of Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini. Here in Africa, Castro is Saint; a champion of the Third World, advocate of socio-economic justice, vanguard of African liberation and model of people-centred leadership. Both…

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