Congo bishops urge 2017 presidential vote, ban on constitutional change

Congo's influential Catholic Church urged politicians on Friday to renegotiate a deal struck last week to ensure a presidential election is held next year and President Joseph Kabila is forbidden from standing for a third term.


South Africa to quit ICC: justice minister

South Africa is pulling out of the International Criminal Court (ICC) because its obligations are inconsistent with laws giving sitting leaders diplomatic immunity, Justice Minister Michael Masutha said on Friday.


Rebel leader vows Return to South Sudan

South Sudan’s ousted Vice President Riek Machar outlined his plan to return from exile and revive a shattered peace plan, warning that failure to include him in the country’s political setup risks an outbreak of genocide.


U.S. Elections 2016: Trump refuses to say if he will accept election results

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump refused to say if he would accept the results of the election during his final debate with Hillary Clinton in Las Vegas Wednesday


Libyans Miss Gaddafi as They Mark 5 Years Since His Killing

Five years after an uprising killed Libya’s Muammar Gaddafi, residents in the capital spoke about how they have grown to miss the longtime strongman as the frustrations of daily life mount.


Africa Cup of Nations 2017 draw highlights most open tournament in years

Hicham El Amrani, the General Secretary of Caf, presided over the draw for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Libreville Wednesday where, as always in tournament draws, the prospect of a Group of Death was a huge talking point.


Ivory Coast police crack down on march against new constitution

Police in Ivory Coast arrested opposition figures and used teargas to disperse demonstrators gathering on Thursday to protest against a new draft constitution due to be voted on in a referendum later this month.



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Anti-apartheid Icon and renowned revolutionary Nelson Mandela passed away on December 5, 2013.


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 >>>


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 >>>