(2) The #Rhodesmustfall campaign resulted in the removal of the statue of Randlord and colonialist, Cecil John Rhodes
from pride of place on the University of Cape Town campus, and revealed many important things about the South African democracy in its 21st year, including how thorny and controversial the issue of heritage in the 'New South Africa' is.
When Selous left Rhodesia, this rifle remained in southern Africa, for a time in the care of Cecil John Rhodes
The poem from which these lines are taken points to Rhodes University, which is named after Cecil John Rhodes
. The poet associates the university with Cecil John Rhodes
, who is regarded to be its founder.
Cecil John Rhodes
, that arch imperialist, once said: "You can't expect a married man to keep secrets." So, as a man married to a beautiful Shona woman from the country once named after Rhodes, you can excuse me if I don't keep secrets about my motherland, Ghana, especially on this matter.
The blending of these two strands by Sir Herbert Baker in the architecture inspired and mostly commissioned by Cecil John Rhodes
is the topic of this article.
By 1873, this former tented village was home to 50,000 miners and in 1889 its most famous resident, the controversial Cecil John Rhodes
, bought the De Beers Consolidated Mines from Londoner Barney Barnato for an amazing pounds 5 million.
The Matopos Hills are the site where Cecil John Rhodes
, the eponymous 'founder' of Rhodesia, chose to be buried.
By taking the first passenger train from the capital of Tanzania to Cape Town, the railway-owner Rohan Vos is realising the dreams of such arch-imperialists as Cecil John Rhodes
. And while Vos counts himself merely a businessman with a passion for trains, his venture is described as an "Edwardian safari" and is clearly trading on colonial nostalgia.
Having gone through different phases since Mr Cecil John Rhodes
laid the railway line back in 1897, Batswana have benefited from the railway line.