Should colonial relics be removed or not?
The proposal that could see the removal of the relics of colonialism has ruffled feathers amongst those who feel colonialism should still feature in South Africa's history . This after a consultative task team on the transformation of the country's heritage landscape, resolved to recommend the removal of historical statues. These, they propose would be moved to theme parks that will be located across the country. The removal of statues that celebrate colonial heritage has garnered attention in some European countries which appear to have been inspired by South Africa’s 'Rhodes-Must-Fall' student-led campaign. Online is Wandile Kasibe, PHD candidate in sociology at UCT and co-founder of Rhodes must fall movement