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Fidel Castro Leaves Complicated Legacy in Africa

In Africa, as in Cuba, the late Fidel Castro was both loved and despised. Yibrah Mehari thinks of Castro as a benefactor. After his father, an Ethiopian soldier, died in 1971, Mehari was sent to Cuba at age 14 and educated there through his post-graduate years, becoming a successful architect. Mehari says he and thousands of other Ethiopians educated in Cuba have "tremendous love" for Castro. "Like a father, he used to come to visit our school and encourage us to do...

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