ANC Secretary-General Says Putin Welcome In South Africa Despite ICC Arrest Warrant

South Africa wants peace between Ukraine and Russia. That was the message from the head of the country’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) party during a contentious interview with the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). Fikile Mbalula also stressed his party would welcome Russian President Vladimir Putin if he attended the upcoming BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) summit in Durban, South Africa. That’s despite the International Criminal Court issuing an arrest warrant for Putin over alleged war crimes in Ukraine. Digital news outlet African Stream breaks it down.

Remembering Randall Robinson: Black internationalist, anti-imperialist and friend of Haiti

INTERVIEW: Randall Robinson, Third World Advocate

On March 24, Randall Robinson died at the age of 81. Robinson became a household name after the U.S.-based organization he founded in 1977, TransAfrica, spearheaded public protests against South African apartheid in front of the South African embassies in the early 1980s, helping to give voice to the international anti-apartheid movement. Black Agenda Review editors reprinted in Black Agenda Report a National Leader interview with Robinson.