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Picking up pieces after terror attack

While Zimbabwe continues to punch below its weight, Kenya, East Africa’s economic powerhouse, rises above the Al-Shabaab terror, writes Victor Kgomoeswana... Read Story

Copy of PN Paul Kruger Statue4
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‘No one should destroy or damage heritage objects and sites’

We need to separate the broader societal issues and the heritage ones, writes Sonwabile Mancotywa

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Rhodes Statue Uproar~5
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Time to decolonise our universities

Removing a statue is not enough to transform UCT. It needs a fresh way of thinking, with African knowledge at the centre, writes Shose Kessi

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‘No one should destroy or damage heritage objects and sites’
April 12 2015 at 04:37

We need to separate the broader societal issues and the heritage ones, writes Sonwabile Mancotywa

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Colonial symbols have no place in transformation
April 12 2015 at 04:29

Nathi Mthethwa writes that he tension over colonial symbols is a wake-up call to everyone about the pace of transforming our heritage landscape.

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Time to decolonise our universities
April 12 2015 at 04:24

Removing a statue is not enough to transform UCT. It needs a fresh way of thinking, with African knowledge at the centre, writes Shose Kessi

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Picking up pieces after terror attack
April 12 2015 at 04:11

While Zimbabwe continues to punch below its weight, Kenya, East Africa’s economic powerhouse, rises above the Al-Shabaab terror, writes Victor Kgomoeswana

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Vitriolic discourse obscures great strides being made in SA
April 12 2015 at 03:13

Mzwandile Masina writes that the pessimistic attitude of many South Africans robs observers of the opportunity to see the progress that has been made.

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Artists best placed to tackle statues
March 29 2015 at 10:45

Given that the Rhodes statue is an artwork, it would be quite suitably cannibalised by artists, says Mary Corrigall.

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UCT students are agents of change
March 29 2015 at 10:38

It is reasonable to imagine that after Rhodes falls many other symbols of colonialism will do so, says Andile Mngxitama.

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Is it because DJ Sbu’s black?
March 29 2015 at 10:21

Is the problem with DJ Sbu that black people are not expected to be aggressive in business? asks Florence Letoaba.

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Imagine if it were Luthuli not Rhodes
March 29 2015 at 10:05

Our students, both black and white, must walk past statues and be inspired, says Pinky Khoabane.

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Buthelezi seeks to revise history
March 29 2015 at 09:44

That the IFP leader is now "a voice of reason" in Parliament shows how low standards have dropped, says Mcebisi Ndletyana.

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