UCT Senate in favour of statue's removal

2015-03-28 06:30

UCT's Senate has voted in favour of the removal of Cecil Rhodes' statue from its campus.

Rhodes protest an opportunity - UCT ombud

2015-03-27 11:16

UCT Ombud Zetu Makamandela-Mguqulwa has expressed her hope that the current debate raging around the statue of Cecil John Rhodes will provide an opportunity to engage in transformation discussions at the university.

Fighting words from #RhodesMustFall activists

2015-03-25 23:23

"The future is moving a lot faster than your consciousness," were the fighting words of a UCT student to those who believe that Cecil John Rhodes' statue must remain in its place.

Exhuming Rhodes's remains will hurt tourism, Zanu-PF told

2015-03-25 14:38

Zanu-PF youths pushing for Cecil John Rhodes's remains to be exhumed have reportedly been told to abort their plans, as this would hurt Zimbabwe’s tourism.

Ginwala: Rhodes statue should go

2015-03-24 16:02

Former National Assembly speaker Frene Ginwala says she supports UCT students who want a statue of Cecil John Rhodes to be removed, but says a process of consensus and inclusiveness should be used.

Rhodes Must Fall campaign gains momentum at UCT

2015-03-23 21:34

University of Cape Town students are demanding that management make public its stance on their calls to have the statue of Cecil John Rhodes destroyed.

Malema challenges people to destroy apartheid-era symbols

2015-03-22 14:10

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema has called on South Africans to break the law and destroy all apartheid-era symbols, including the statue of former prime minister Louis Botha outside Parliament.


News24 Live was on the ground during Friday's protest for the removal of the statue of Cecil John Rhodes. Here's what students had to say.

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When UCT Vice-Chancellor Max Price was unable to give students a definitive date for the removal of the statue of Cecil John Rhodes, students stormed the Bremner building and vowed to stay overnight in protest. Watch.

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UCT protesters sorry for Nazi posters, march to go on

2015-03-20 11:10

UCT students involved with the use of Nazi imagery in the ongoing 'Rhodes Must Fall' campaign have apologised for the use of the symbols, ahead of another planned protest march taking place at the campus.


Tutu foundation proposes Graça Machel statue at UCT

2015-03-27 22:31

A proposal to erect a statue of Graça Machel at UCT has been raised by Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation in the midst of the ongoing protest against the presence of a statue of Cecil John Rhodes on the campus.

American students support #RhodesMustFall Campaign

2015-03-26 16:14

The Black Students Union at the University of California, Berkeley, has come out in support of UCT students currently protesting against the continued presence of a statue of Cecil John Rhodes on the UCT campus.

Minister says Rhodes must go quietly, after talks

2015-03-25 22:19

The department of arts and culture does not support any violent removal of Cecil Rhodes' statue from the UCT campus, Minister Nathi Mthethwa says.

UCT leadership wants Rhodes statue moved

2015-03-25 11:45

UCT Vice Chancellor Max Price has revealed that a move to remove the Rhodes statue currently present on the campus has been supported by various leadership groups at the university.

Rhodes's grave in Zimbabwe under threat - report

2015-03-24 11:49

Cecil John Rhodes's grave in Zimbabwe is reportedly under threat after Zanu-PF activists vowed to have it removed from its place in Matopo Hills.

UCT students stage sit-in against Rhodes statue

2015-03-23 17:57

University of Cape Town students, calling for the removal of the Cecil John Rhodes statue, are staging a sit-in at the campus.

There's no need to change name of Rhodes University - Mabizela

2015-03-21 07:15

The debate about a name change at Rhodes University is closed, at least for now, says institution’s head, Dr Sizwe Mabizela.


When University of Cape Town Vice-Chancellor Max Price was unable to give students a definitive date for the removal of the statue of Cecil John Rhodes, students stormed the Bremner building and vowed to stay overnight in protest.

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UCT students out in their numbers for march

2015-03-20 14:30

Student activists have marched for racial transformation at the University of Cape Town.


In today's headlines: Eskom allegedly looks into upping electricity tariffs, UCT protests continue to gain momentum and the Sydney cafe that was under siege last year reopens. Watch.

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