Trump slams Venezuela at UN; Maduro calls him 'Hitler'

President Donald Trump urged world leaders Tuesday to help restore "democracy and political freedoms" in Venezuela, singling out the South American country for some of his most blistering criticism in a speech to the United Nations.

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Togolese to vote on presidential term limits after parliament impasse

A bill to limit presidents in Togo to two terms of office will be decided by referendum after it failed on Tuesday to win approval from parliament due to a boycott by opposition lawmakers.

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US Senate passes $700bn military bill, including $60 bn for war

The US Senate has passed a massive military bill for the year 2018 that far exceeds President Donald Trump's previous budget request, despite a fight over amendments that slowed down the legislation.

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Uganda police detain 11 protesting 'life presidency'

Ugandan police have detained a lawmaker and 10 others who were arrested while protesting against a plan that they charge would enable the country's long-term president to rule for life.

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Hamas agrees to steps toward Palestinian unity

Hamas said Sunday it had agreed to steps toward resolving a decade-long split with Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas's Fatah, announcing it would dissolve a body seen as a rival government and was ready to hold elections.

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36 Burundi refugees killed in clashes with Congo forces: UN

At least 36 Burundian refugees have been killed in clashes with Congolese security forces who allegedly fired indiscriminately at protesters, the United Nations envoy to Congo said Saturday.

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Zimbabwe opposition chief Tsvangirai suddenly ill, airlifted to hospital: source

Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai suffered severe vomiting after a party meeting and was airlifted to a Johannesburg hospital, a senior party source said on Saturday.

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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 >>>