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2015/03/28 14:04
2015/03/28 14:04
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A PROPOSAL to put up a statue of Graca Machel at University of Cape Town (UCT) was raised by Desmond and Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation, in the midst of the on-going protest against the presence of a...
2015/03/28 14:04
2015/03/28 14:04
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2015/03/28 14:03
2015/03/28 14:03
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The student protest at UCT was sparked by a claim of a lack of transformation at the university. The protest intensified with the call for the removal of the statue of CJ Rhodes as it is seen to be a...
2015/03/28 13:39
2015/03/28 13:39
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Why South African Students Say The Statue Of Rhodes Must Fall For more than two weeks, public debate in South Africa has been dominated by a statue. Students at the University of Cape Town have been...
2015/03/28 11:18
2015/03/28 11:18
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Government, EFF applaud UCT's statue removal Blade Nzimande has previously voiced his support for the Cecil John Rhodes statue's removal. FILE: Students march through UCT protesting that the Rhodes...
2015/03/28 09:18
2015/03/28 09:18
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... will cover up Cecil John Rhodes statue' UCT vice-chancellor Max Price says the statue will be boarded up and hidden from view. FILE: Students from the SRC standing on the UCT steps with rags...
2015/03/27 20:29
2015/03/27 20:29
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Russia is looking to extend its footprint in Africa by supporting the construction of a huge nuclear power plant in Egypt. Nuclear energy is seen as a viable option for African economies. Egyptian...
2015/03/27 16:19
2015/03/27 16:19
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The end of the road for UCT's Rhodes statue It’s reported the senate voted 181 to 1 that the statue be removed from campus completely. FILE: UCT students stand in front of the Rhodes statue on the...
2015/03/27 14:35
2015/03/27 14:35
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INDEPENDENT MEDIAStudent demonstrations against the presence of a statue of Cecil John Rhodes at UCT have highlighted the larger issue of racial transformation on campus, says the writer. Picture:...
2015/03/27 09:34
2015/03/27 09:34
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INDEPENDENT MEDIAGareth Cliff's blog on Rhodes and Shaka sparked a Twitter frenzy. Durban - A historian has criticised attempts to draw parallels between Cecil John Rhodes and King Shaka, saying the...
2015/03/27 09:34
2015/03/27 09:34
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Durban - The SA Students Congress (Sasco) has given the University of KwaZulu-Natal 48 hours to remove symbols of “white minority rule” from its campuses, as UKZN commits itself to reviewing the...
2015/03/27 08:34
2015/03/27 08:34
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PRETORIA NEWSThe statue of Louis Botha the first prime minister of the Union of South Africa at the Union Buildings seen during a Pretoria sunset. His statue is one of several at the landmark...
2015/03/27 05:15
2015/03/27 05:15
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A century and a quarter ago, Cecil John Rhodes wreaked mayhem and misery in Southern Africa, violently conquering people – and running the territories – as commercial enterprises of his British South...
2015/03/26 22:09
2015/03/26 22:09
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A revolution deferred for 21 years is finally brewing in South Africa. It started when students at the University of Cape Town erupted in a call that “Rhodes must fall”. Within days their call echoed...
2015/03/26 17:04
2015/03/26 17:04
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THE Black Students Union at the University of Carlifornia (UC), Berkeley, has come out in support of University of Cape Town (UCT) students currently protesting against the continued presence of a...
2015/03/26 12:30
2015/03/26 12:30
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Protests against tributes to colonialists have spread from Cape Town and Grahamstown now to Durban. On Thursday morning, students at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Howard College campus, woke up to...
2015/03/26 12:30
2015/03/26 12:30
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The #RhodesMustFall protests at the University of Cape Town (UCT) have entered their third week, and students continue to occupy the Bremner building, which they have dubbed the Azania building. What...
2015/03/26 12:04
2015/03/26 12:04
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STUDENTS at the University of Kwazulu-Natal have defaced another colonial statue. The statue which depicts King George V at the foot of the Howard College Building has been covered in an angry splash...
2015/03/26 10:15
2015/03/26 10:15
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Defacing colonial-era statues in the name of transformation is not the revolution – it’s just a symbol of it. But don’t let critics of the student protests that are rocking South Africa persuade you...
2015/03/25 23:49
2015/03/25 23:49
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The Man Booker International Prize 2015 shortlist features a surprising and diverse lineup of first-time contenders. From Guadeloupian novelist Maryse Conde to French-Congolese writer Alain...
2015/03/25 19:29
2015/03/25 19:29
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Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has urged social workers to make positive values an essential part of social work practice. Minister Dlamini made the appeal on Tuesday during the Social...
2015/03/28 14:04
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