FIDEL CASTRO was like my late son! RAILA cries as he sends condolences to Cubans.News, Politics 00:00
... the side of Africans who were fighting for the continent’s liberation from colonialism especially in Congo (now DRC), Angola, Mozambique, Namibia and South Africa.
In the case of Apartheid South Africa, Castro was one of the very few voices to speak against that system that was founded on a false sense of racial superiority with dire economic consequences for black people,” Raila added.
In terms of economic prosperity, Raila said Castro had the welfare of the Cuban people at heart, saying he invested heavily in social and healthcare programs.
“His investment in sciences saw Cuba make medical advances to become one of the leading nations in the search for cures for diseases like blood pressure, sickle cell anemia and HIV/ Aids.”
“Castro was therefore a source of inspiration and courage for all those who value and fought for freedom,” he said.
The Kenyan DAILY POST