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Paul Kruger statue on Church Square on June 10, 2020 in Pretoria, South Africa. The statue was painted with red paint and the words killer painted on.   It is reported that the death of George Floyd is leading to the removal by protesters in some cases and city leaders in others of contentious statues that have riled some residents for decades. (Photo by Alet Pretorius/Gallo Images via Getty Images)
Paul Kruger statue on Church Square on June 10, 2020 in Pretoria, South Africa. The statue was painted with red paint and the words killer painted on. It is reported that the death of George Floyd is leading to the removal by protesters in some cases and city leaders in others of contentious statues that have riled some residents for decades. (Photo by Alet Pretorius/Gallo Images via Getty Images)

At the beginning of September, Cabinet announced that a task team had been earmarked to investigate the relocation of some of the country’s historical statues to "theme parks", to be located across the country.

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