Violent service delivery riot near Soweto, Johannesburg.Millions of poor South Africans live in shacks.
The National Question cannot be resolved solely through South Africa's constitution. There's potential for a far more radical transformative project than traditional liberalism.
A statue of former Cape Colony governor Cecil Rhodes is removed from the University of Cape Town after student protests.
The process of decolonising research methodology is an ethical, ontological and political exercise rather than simply one of approach and ways of producing knowledge.
Students cheer as a statue of Cecil John Rhodes is removed from the University of Cape Town in April 2015.
There is a risk that because of fatigue, frustration and silencing the important moment created by South Africa's student movements will pass by with no proper, long-term structural change.
The US and Cuban flags with Havana’s National Capitol Building in the background.
Cuba's National Capitol Building has been reclaimed as the seat of the National Assembly 54 years after it was abandoned by the new revolutionary government. There are lessons in this for others.
Protests are continuing at Oxford over a statue of Cecil Rhodes.
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If it's ok to use research carried out in unethical experiments – as long as we acknowledge they were wrong – is it ok to keep a statue of an infamous imperialist?
South Africa is losing patience with the ANC.
South Africa's president is direly unpopular and his government on the ropes – but protests against him are just empty symbolism.
The grave of Cecil John Rhodes in Zimbabwe’s Matopos Hills.
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Why Oriel College Oxford was right not to agree to take down a statue of the British imperalist.
Cecil John Rhodes: master of all he surveys - but not of a secret society.
The book contains major flaws, the chief of which is the lack of solid, supporting evidence. Brown claims that ‘Rhodes documented everything’ – which was not actually the case in this regard.
The world according to the British empire.
Imperial Federation, Map of the World 1886; Wikimedia
We teach children about the birth and end of Empire, but miss out the violence of what happened in between.
A student beats the statue of Cecil John Rhodes with a belt as it is removed from the University of Cape Town.
The Randlords left a big dilemma in their wake: contemporary South Africa is not sure whether to thank them for bringing civilisation, or to curse them for complicating future race relations.
Rhodes was an ardent white supremacist who believed Africans to be inferior. He intended his scholarships to be for white males only. This has since fallen away.