Namibia president: Castro 'came to free us'
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Fidel Castro 'came to free us', says Namibia president

Many African leaders have been mourning the death of Cuba's revolutionary leader Fidel Castro, with several planning to attend his funeral on Sunday.

Namibian President Hage Geingob, who describes Mr Castro as his "mentor", announced three days of national mourning for the late leader.

He has been speaking to the BBC's Peter Okwoche about why Fidel Castro means so much to people in southern Africa.

  • 04 Dec 2016
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