First drug-resistant malaria parasite detected in Africa

For the first time in Africa, researchers said Wednesday they have detected a malaria parasite that is partially resistant to the top anti-malaria drug, artemisinin, raising concern about efforts to fight a disease that sickens hundreds of millions of people each year.

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Gambia: Jammeh's former intelligence chief arrested

The Gambian authorities arrested former chief of the National Intelligence Agency Yankuba Badgie who is accused by human rights NGOs of torturing and killing opponents of the former president Yahya Jammeh, left in exile in January.

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White-supremacist provocateur meets his waterloo over pedophilia comments

Breitbart.com editor and high-profile supporter of U.S. President Trump. Milo Yiannopoulos, announced Tuesday that he has resigned from the right-wing website following the emergence of a video in which Yiannopoulos apparently justified sexual abuse of a minor by an adult.

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South Africa: Pretoria West on edge after attacks on foreigners

A Pretoria community is on edge after experiencing two xenophobic attacks in less than a week.

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Algeria reacts to new Bouteflika health scare

Speculation mounted Tuesday over Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's health and political future after acute bronchitis forced the 79-year-old to postpone a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

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Burundi ex-deputy leader returns home, criticizes opposition

A former vice president of Burundi who fled the country after criticizing the ruling party has returned to the country after accusing some of her colleagues in the opposition of being "destructive."

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Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe turns 93

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe celebrates his 93th birthday this Tuesday. He will celebrate with his staff in a private ceremony in Harare while the main celebrations will be held Saturday at Matobo National Park outside Bulawayo

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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 >>>