A statue of Cecil John Rhodes was vandalised at Cape Town’s Rhodes Memorial, with the head removed from the bust.
Cecil John Rhodes (5 July 1853 – 26 March 1902) was a British mining magnate, and politician in southern Africa who served as Prime Minister of the Cape Colony from 1890 to 1896. — Wikipedia
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The bust of Cecil John Rhodes at Rhodes Memorial in Cape Town has been cleaned after its head chopped off by unknown people earlier this week.
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Oxford University’s Oriel College will set up an independent commission to decide if Rhode’s statue is to be removed.
The Rhodes statue will stay up until an inquiry finishes its work later this year.