Mpumelelo Mkhabela | Smuts dethroned: A deserving end?

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The bust of Jan Smuts is covered with plastic and tape during a protest at UCT.
The bust of Jan Smuts is covered with plastic and tape during a protest at UCT.
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Jan Smuts held deep-seated racial prejudices against Africans and saw his own race and its culture as superior; so it's of little surprise that his name has been removed from a building at UCT, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

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