Cecil Rhodes

Type: Person
Name: Cecil Rhodes
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

LETTER: Twain quote rings true

FOLLOWING the correspondence about Cecil Rhodes on your pages, I am reminded of the remark made about Rhodes by his contemporary, US writer Mark Twain: "I admire him freely, I confess it. And when the time comes, I shall buy a piece of the rope for a ... [Published BDlive - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Pictures: In-flight takeaways

Cape Town - Was it a small plane? Was it Superman? No, actually, this time it was a bird in the form of an African Harrier-hawk that swooped around the heart of Cape Town last week, startling motorists and pedestrians and scaring the living daylights ... [Published South Africa Star - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

LETTER: Rhodes was corrupt

DID ANYONE else notice that the defenders of Cecil Rhodes (Letters, July 17) seem to come from those critical of African National Congress crony capitalism?To avoid an accusation of Orwellian doublethink, surely Rhodes’s admirers have to also sadly note ... [Published BDlive - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

LETTER: Some context, please

ADEKEYE Adebajo ( Land-grabber Rhodes still honoured all over SA , July 14) is remarkably one-sided in his vitriolic attack on Cecil Rhodes and the two universities that have benefited from his legacy. Rhodes University was established with money from ... [Published BDlive - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

LETTER: What he really said

ADEKEYE Adebajo ( Land-grabber Rhodes still honoured all over SA , July 14) raises interesting points about the continuing legacy of Cecil Rhodes, but in drawing them he misquotes some of the examples he cites, which severely hinders his argument.Harry ... [Published BDlive - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Elevating History to Justify Mistakes

WE always consider history to be stagnant and stale just because we are looking at things that happened a long time ago; things that were sealed by history itself.But history is the dried and dehydrated seed that appears dead while alive until moisture ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Land-grabber Rhodes still honoured all over SA

THIS year marks the 110th anniversary of the founding of Rhodes University, which was created with Cecil Rhodes’s wealth and named after him.It is also the 86th anniversary of the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) relocation to Rhodes’ estate, which he ... [Published BDlive - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

My second Presidency 1888-1893 - Paul Kruger

CHAPTER X PAUL KRUGER'S SECOND PRESIDENCY: 1888-1893FOR the new elections writs were issued in my name and Joubert's. Both of us accepted the candidature, but I was re-elected by a large majority and, in May 1888, was sworn in as State President for the ... [Published Politicsweb - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Ella Mae Stevens, 75

Ella Mae Stevens was born on Aug. 28, 1938, to Elmer and Goldie Rhodes in Kalispell.Ella Mae passed away at the Montana Veterans Home on July 8, 2014, after a long battle with breast cancer.Ella Mae grew up in the Flathead and graduated from Flathead ... [Published Daily Inter Lake - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 2 reports

Lifestyles of the rich and addicted

Nyaope addict: I've become an animalLindokuhle Sobhekwa spent months photographing nyaope addicts. His extraordinary images seek to capture the human side of these people in the grip of addiction.04 Jul 2014Nyaope: 'This drug is killing us'In Snake Park, ... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Solongus - “World Colossus”

Printer-friendly version Send by emailFriday, July 4th, 2014I n short, economic interests and military advantages have let them make spider webs of military alliances. There, their main focus is to strengthen their own power and clobber competitors without ... [Published KOREA IT TIMES - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Fascinating story of two SA icons

WHAT IF? David Dukas, left, and Sipho Mahlatshana in ‘Hinterland’ which is being staged at the National Arts FestivalIN AN acclaimed rewriting of history, a play in which Cecil John Rhodes hires Sol Plaatje as his secretary during the siege of Kimberley ... [Published Herald Live - Jul 01 2014]


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LETTER: Twain quote rings true [Published BDlive - Jul 24 2014]
Pictures: In-flight takeaways [Published South Africa Star - Jul 23 2014]
LETTER: Rhodes was corrupt [Published BDlive - Jul 21 2014]
Trove of memorabilia [Published IOL Travel - Jul 18 2014]
“Unpalatable conservative recipe” at UCT [Published Leseding News - Jul 17 2014]
Tazara split should not pluck out rail [Published IPP Media - Jul 17 2014]
Dawning soon! Zimbabweans have turned Negativit... [Published Bulawayo24 News - Jul 17 2014]
LETTER: What he really said [Published BDlive - Jul 17 2014]
LETTER: Some context, please [Published BDlive - Jul 17 2014]
Zambia: Dreaming of a Golden Era [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 16 2014]
On the outbreak of war and the barbarity of the... [Published Politicsweb - Jul 15 2014]
Little at UCT saying “Black child be proud” [Published CAPE ARGUS - Jul 15 2014]
Philanthropy in South Africa [Published Property24 - Jul 14 2014]
Elevating History to Justify Mistakes [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 14 2014]
Land-grabber Rhodes still honoured all over SA [Published BDlive - Jul 14 2014]
My second Presidency 1888-1893 - Paul Kruger [Published Politicsweb - Jul 13 2014]
The fine art of good corruption [Published sundaymail.co.zw - Jul 13 2014]
Dombodema: great institution conceived in coffe... [Published Zimbabwe Chronicle - Jul 12 2014]
Elevating history to justify mistakes [Published Zimbabwe Independent - Jul 11 2014]
Trove of memorabilia [Published Cape Times - Jul 11 2014]
Dreaming of a golden era [Published Pambazuka News - Jul 10 2014]
On my First Presidency 1883-1888 - Paul Kruger [Published Politicsweb - Jul 10 2014]
Ella Mae Stevens, 75 [Published Daily Inter Lake - Jul 10 2014]
Shimansky’s History of Diamonds in ... [Published Cape Town Magazine - Jul 08 2014]
TelOne clings to 300 000 subscribers [Published sundaymail.co.zw - Jul 06 2014]
Praise singing will not realise Nkomo’s vision [Published Zimbabwe Independent - Jul 04 2014]
Lifestyles of the rich and addicted [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Jul 04 2014]
Solongus - “World Colossus” [Published KOREA IT TIMES - Jul 04 2014]
Nyaope: 'This drug is killing us' [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Jul 03 2014]
Pupil (8) drowns in swimming pool, school admit... [Published Bulawayo24 News - Jul 03 2014]
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Ta-Nehisi Coates, Jonathan Chait, And The Logic... [Published Firedoglake - Apr 01 2014]
<img class="" src="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/e/ec/Punch_Rhodes_Colossus.png/463px-Punch_Rhodes_Colossus.png" alt="File:Punch Rhodes Colossus.png" width="200" height="370"/&gt; Cecil Rhodes, liberal imperialist For those who ...
Why Amazon Reminds Me of the British Empire [Published 3quarksdaily - Mar 17 2014]
by Emrys Westacott "Life—that is: being cruel and inexorable against everything about us that is growing old and weak….being without reverence for those who are dying, who are wretched, who are ancient." (Friedrich Nietzsche, The Gay Science) ...
World’s Tiniest Symphony Orchestra: Dirty Brita... [Published Balloon Juice - Mar 08 2014]
If Ben Judah thinks stuff like this http://t.co/WWZyMIeGAM was invented by Tony Blair & David Cameron, he needs to read up on Cecil Rhodes. — billmon (@billmon1) March 8, 2014 From the NYTimes article: … England’s establishment is not what ...
Zionism, Colonialism, and the Toxic Conversatio... [Published The Reality-Based Community - Feb 27 2014]
The New Republic’s John Judis is the latest recipient of over-the-top right-wing attacks on any who would question Israeli policy.  Judis’ book, Genesis: Truman, American Jews, and the Origins of the Arab/Israel Conflict has been attacked as part of ...
Mugabe's Birthday! [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Feb 21 2014]
Here is my gift to the new nonagenarian ... rhodZi! from StarStatic on Vimeo . Despite how things have turned out so far , despite the setbacks, despite the economic challenges, our ancestors were not wrong to challenge Cecil Rhodes and European ...
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