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Who was Cecil Rhodes?

John WightCorrespondent Was he the great businessman, politician, patriot, and visionary his admirers claim, a man who did more than any other to develop an African continent which in the 19th Century was imprisoned behind walls of primitiveness, ... Zimbabwe Herald, 6 days ago

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The road to Rhodes

An interesting debate has begun in the academic world. At the centre is a recent controversy emerging from the Oriel College at the University of Oxford. At the entrance to the college is a statue of one Cecil Rhodes. The gentleman attended the ...
 Daily Times1 week ago Oxford college accused of bowing to donors to keep Rhodes statue  Irish Times2 weeks ago Oxford to keep statue of Rhodes  Sydney Morning Herald2 weeks ago Oxford keeps statue of colonialist Rhodes, angering some students  Reuters Africa2 weeks ago

Oxford college not to take down Rhodes statue despite protests

(MENAFN - Gulf Times) A statue at Oxford University of 19th century British imperialist Cecil Rhodes will not be taken down despite protests, the college at the centre of the dispute said yesterday, to the fury of campaigners. "Following careful ...
 MENAFN2 weeks ago British imperialist Rhodes statue in Oxford to stay  Yahoo! UK and Ireland2 weeks ago Oriel College, which owns the statue of Cecil Rhodes, ruled out removing it over fears that it could lose donations, a report said.  IOL2 weeks ago Oxford will not remove Rhodes statue  Independent On Saturday2 weeks ago
Times Live South Africa

Reader's World: Fond memories of the Okavango

For several years between 1959 and 1963, my sisters and I commuted between boarding school in Zimbabwe (then Rhodesia) and home in Namibia (then South West Africa) by light aircraft piloted by our father Tony Johnstone. The halfway point of the ...
 Times Live South Africa2 weeks ago

Michael Wood on... that Cecil Rhodes statue

''It certainly needs an explanatory plaque... but is that enough?'' Michael Wood gives his take onOriel College, Oxford's controversial statue of the 19th-century imperialist. This article is due to appear in the March 2016 issue of BBC History ...
 History Extra6 days ago Oxford statue to stay  Gulf Daily News2 weeks ago Oxford College Decides to Keep Contested Cecil Rhodes Statue  ABC News2 weeks ago UK Oxford college decides to keep contested Cecil Rhodes statue  Mail.com2 weeks ago
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Opinion: Quest To Tear Down Statues Over Racism Is Intellectually Vapid

By Staff Published: February 11, 2016, 7:07 am Print A plastic paper bag hanging on Rhode's Statue in Cape Town (image: By John Lloyd | Via EyewitnessNews The late 19th century was a great age for putting up statues, and ...
 AFK Insider2 days ago Quest to tear down status over racism intellectually vapid  Financial Gazette2 weeks ago Quest to tear down statues over past racism is intellectually vapid  Reuters UK3 weeks ago Carved In The Past  Outlook India3 weeks ago
Washington Post

Black lives are cheap at Oxford': Furor follows decision to keep Cecil Rhodes statue

Following intense arguments over whether acollege atOxford Universityshould take downastatueof Cecil Rhodes, the schoolhas decided to keep it. The prominent university has beenstruggling with how tocondemn the 19th century businessman and ...
 Washington Post2 weeks ago 'Black lives are cheap at Oxford': Furor follows decision to keep Cecil Rhodes statue  Washington Post2 weeks ago

Unsung heroes of Zim women's rights

Cde Joseph Khumalo The ArenaHildegarde IN November last year I bought a second-hand book, Profiles of Rhodesia's Women, compiled and published in 1976 by the National Federation of Business and Professional Women of Rhodesia in commemoration of ...
 Zimbabwe Herald2 weeks ago SAKA : Unsung Heroes of Zim Women's Rights  4 Traders2 weeks ago Zimbabwe: Unsung Heroes of Zim Women's Rights  AllAfrica.com2 weeks ago
Zimbabwe Herald

Zuze and Tickey: Memories of colonial books and films

Films such as The Adventures of Tickey, popular in Rhodesia, were made by the Colonial Films Unit of the British Empire with the aim of ridiculing Africans Dr Sekai Nenza on Wednesday When we look back at those colonial movies and books with ...
 Zimbabwe Herald2 weeks ago Zimbabwe: Zuze and Tickey - Memories of Colonial Books and Films(The Herald)  AllAfrica.com2 weeks ago

In Defence of Falling Statues

Since the dust has started to settle over the debate around whether Oxford University should topple its statue of Cecil Rhodes, the constant nonsensical refrain seems to be that doing so would be 'whitewashing history.' It's as though his name ...
 Huffington Post UK2 weeks ago
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