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Monday 5pm – that's the deadline for public input into the ultimate fate of the controversial Rhodes statue that was removed from UCT’s upper campus.
UCT students who were involved in an occupation of the university’s administrative building have vacated the premises, with one student saying the group wanted to avoid litigation processes after being served a court order.
The whole of South Africa has been affected by the Rhodes debate, says David Moseley, particularly those with a bird’s eye-view of UCT.
The statue of Queen Victoria outside the public library in Port Elizabeth has been vandalised, reports say.
The UCT student who threw faeces at the university's Cecil John Rhodes statue last month, says the decision to remove the monument vindicates former black academics at the institution.
A Gumtree user has taken the time to explore the lighter side of the Rhodes Must Fall debate, taking to the e-commerce website to punt a rather familiar-looking statue.
UCT’s council has ruled that the statue of Cecil John Rhodes, the centre of much debate over the last few weeks, should be removed from the institution’s steps.
Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa has urged South Africans to follow legal processes if they wanted to have statues removed.
Lobby group AfriForum has called for action from authorities following the defacing of Paul Kruger's statue in Church Square in Pretoria.
The destruction of statues that supposedly have to do with colonialism and white supremacy will only serve to polarise SA further, lobby group AfriForum has said.
Social media has been on fire this week with the falling of the Rhodes statue from UCT’s campus. BizNews columnist Cees Bruggemans has his say on the matter.
You cannot use a hammer to deal with history and heritage, African National Congress secretary general Gwede Mantashe says.
UCT students occupying the university’s administrative building as part of the Rhodes Must Fall campaign have been told to vacate the premises, following the removal of the Cecil John Rhodes statue.
Removing the Cecil John Rhodes statue from the University of Cape Town is not reverse racism, a student has said.
Siv Ngesi has tweeted controversial comments regarding the Rhodes statue and Twitter users went ballistic!
A rigging team has successfully lifted the Cecil John Rhodes statue at the University of Cape Town in a test run ahead of its permanent removal later in the day.
Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande has condemned the vandalism of colonial statues, but said that a larger narrative needed to be discussed.
The fate of the Cecil John Rhodes statue on UCT's upper campus is to be decided, with the institution's Council set to act on a recommendation that the statue be removed.
The statue of Louis Botha at the entrance of Parliament should join Queen Victoria in the shade of the obscured NCOP garden, says Janet Heard.
UCT Vice Chancellor Dr Max Price has called on the students of the university to participate in the process surrounding the proposed removal of the Cecil John Rhodes statue present on the campus.
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