Hit the Rhodes! E Cape wants colonial, apartheid statues gone

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Hit the Rhodes! E Cape wants colonial, apartheid statues gone

Lawmakers say all relics of SA’s brutal past across the province must go, but not everybody is on board

Soyiso Maliti

In an unprecedented move, Eastern Cape legislators have resolved that all colonial- and apartheid-era statues in the province be removed.

The decision validates a motion tabled by the EFF in July, in which it argued for “restoring the dignity of Africans”.

The resolution, taken at Thursday’s house sitting, is significant in the context of broader societal conversations about decolonisation...

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