Rhodes: It’s not just about a name and a statue


There is a misconception going around. There is this idea that students at Rhodes University and the University of Cape Town are fighting over an ugly statue and a meaningless name.  There is so much more to this than the name and this constant trivialising of these issues is starting to annoy me. White imperialism…

Rhodes’s double edged sword


After reading Larissa Klazinga’s article on the SAJR site I went on a bit of a twitter rant. Someone wise asked me to channel my response into something more constructive like a blog post. I was overcome by emotions as I recalled a time when I sat in front of her, Vivian de Klerk and…