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Resisting the construction of Gandhi’s statue in Malawi
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Politics and Society Resisting the construction of Gandhi’s statue in Malawi

A petition to stop the Blantyre City Council, Malawi from erecting Mahatma Gandhi’s statue is circulating online, citing Gandhi’s racism towards Black people. In 2016, lecturers of the University of Ghana petitioned the University of Ghana Council to have Gandhi’s statue removed, because of his “racist identity” and numerous racist statements attributed to him in his lifetime.

Trump advises Sec of State to closely watch South Africa’s “land and farm seizures”
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Politics and Society Trump advises Sec of State to closely watch South Africa’s “land and farm seizures”

Donald Trump has asked Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to “closely study the South Africa land and farm seizures and expropriations and large scale killing of farmers”. Trump’s “divisive” comments have set tongues wagging on social media, criticised and rejected by the South African government.