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Rhodes statue must go, say UCT students

Athabile Nonxuba was among the students who called for the statue to go. Photo: Willem Law

13 March 2015


Athabile Nonxuba was among the students who called for the statue to go. Photo: Willem Law

Athabile Nonxuba was among the students who called for the statue to go. Photo: Willem Law

By Ilse Fredericks

“… Rhodes has been praised for donating this land to the university, building the South African economy and bringing ‘civilisation’ to this country. But for the majority of South Africans this is a false narrative – how can a coloniser donate land that was never his land in the first place,” said SRC president Ramabina Mahapa.

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