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Rhodents revisit their roots this Heritage Day

I walked around Rhodes campus yesterday, 24 September taking pictures of people dressed in their traditional attire. I feel lucky to have interacted with such open-minded people who do not only embrace their cultures but respect others too. 1,458 more words

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Grahamstown on a Whim

I have recently returned home from a trip to Grahamstown that was spontaneous but also long overdue to begin with. I stayed with one of my best friends who goes to Rhodes University. 283 more words

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City Discovery: Grahamstown, South Africa, the "City of Saints"

Grahamstown is known as the “City of Saints.” The origins of the nickname are a bit unclear. It could stem from the fact that Grahamstown is home to more than forty religious buildings. 1,376 more words

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Before we transform, we need to decolonize.

By Nadim Nyker

Issues of transformation, decolonisation and identity have been addressed with a sense of urgency by students of Rhodes University this year. On Monday, 14 September, Dr. 812 more words


Steve Biko's spirit lives to inspire black youth

These photos were taken at the Steven Bantu’bonke Biko commemoration on 12 September at Rhodes University, Grahamstown.

The event was organized by Fingo Festival in conjunction with Black Student Movement and the Cycle of Knowledge. 61 more words


Them vs Us: The cold truth

Having been born in a time where technology runs all that is around us, being a journalist in the early 1900s would not have worked for me. 549 more words