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President Ramaphosa should put all colonial statues in Cape Town, says caller

17 June 2020 10:52 AM
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Callers on the Eusebius McKaiser Show discuss colonial names and statues. Willem says Hoërskool DF Malan should be changed.

During the open line on the Eusebius McKaiser Show, Willem raised the issue of having schools being named after colonial figures.

He says he is an alumnus at Hoërskool DF Malan and he thinks the name should be done away with.

I think the name Hoërskool DF Malan is quite problematic to have that name on the side of the school. It is a state school and it is a public school. The man had a very instrumental hand in apartheid.

Willem, Caller

I am under the impression that the name has a pretty bad association outside the school. The man shouldn't be honoured. The name must fall. Put his name in a museum and contextualise him properly.

Willem, Caller

Christine had a solution for where all the statues can be taken.

It is a problem I have been having that when they decide that colonial statues should go they just rip them off. President Ramaphosa is very keen to push tourism, he should take all the statues and put them in Cape Town or Durban where tourists can see all the statues together.

Christine, Caller

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17 June 2020 10:52 AM
Tags:
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Hoërskool DF Malan
colonial statues

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