July 1, 2020

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Letter to Democratic Republic of the Congo president hailed as historic by Belgian media Jennifer Rankin in Brussels and Jason Burke Africa correspondent Tue 30 Jun 2020 17.31 BSTFirst published on Tue 30 Jun 2020 11.19 BST  King Philippe of Belgium: ‘The colonial period caused suffering and humiliations.’ Photograph: Héctor Retamal/AFP/Getty King Philippe of Belgium has expressed his “deepest regrets” for acts...
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Cape Town was the first. In March 2015, a student named Chumani Maxwele brought a bucket filled with shit to the University of Cape Town, where there stood a statue of Cecil Rhodes, the British diamond magnate, colonial politician and avowed white supremacist. “There is no collective history here – where are our heroes and...
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Eton College, an elite institution in the United Kingdom, has apologised to Dillibe Onyeama, a Nigerian writer, over racial treatments he experienced while at the school. The college had banned Onyeama, who finished his school-leaving certificate in 1969, for almost 50 years because he wrote a book detailing the various ill-treatments meted out on him...
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Africa Main Latest SA Sports News LATEST SA SPORTS NEWSMZANSI LATEST NEWSBUZZ Siya Kolisi’s humble act inspires SA again: “What we call humanity” 18 days ago 34909 views by  Claudio Leng – Springbok rugby captain Siya Kolisi was delivering food parcels in Joe Slovo township in Cape Town – One of the residents offered him...
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