Fidel will go on TV to warn of impending nuclear war

By Andy Rice 12 July 2010

Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro is set to appear on television on Monday evening, according to Granma, that country's communist newspaper. The 83-year-old, who has not officially made a public appearance since 2006, and is reportedly going to expound on his theory that the world is headed for nuclear war. Read more: Reuters


While we have your attention...

An increasingly rare commodity, quality independent journalism costs money - though not nearly as much as its absence.

Every article, every day, is our contribution to Defending Truth in South Africa. If you would like to join us on this mission, you could do much worse than support Daily Maverick's quest by becoming a Maverick Insider.

Click here to become a Maverick Insider and get a closer look at the Truth.


SARS & Gartner – global advisory giant’s mysterious deal with Moyane’s friend follows a pattern of tender corruption

By Pauli Van Wyk

"We spend the first year of a child's life teaching it to walk and talk and the rest of its life to shut up and sit down. There's something wrong there." ~ Neil deGrasse Tyson