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So What Happens #AfterRhodesFalls?

“My brother, please come and join us.” These were Chumani Maxwele’s disarming words that drew me in from being a curious observer of the student action at the statue of…..

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#RhodesMustFall: The View from Zimbabwe

Cecil John Rhodes couldn’t have imagined, when he was setting up the template for Apartheid and furthering British imperialism in Africa over a century ago, that one day a statue…..

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It’s Not Just About Cecil John Rhodes

In the past week I received an email from my alma mater requesting the University of Cape Town (UCT) alumni to comment on the Student Representative Council’s calls for the…..

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Rhodes Must Fall Everywhere

As I write, students at the University of Cape Town (UCT) are occupying an administration building demanding the removal of a statue of Cecil John Rhodes, who keeps watch over…..

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The Spirits of the Dead Miners of Marikana

On Thursday, 13 March 2015, at Cape Town’s Company Gardens, during the Infecting the City Festival, a public arts festival in the City of Cape Town, something unspeakable happened. The…..