Cecil Rhodes

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British colonial financier and statesman in South Africa

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Unfortunately Cecil Rhodes died before he saw his great dream realised.
CAMPAIGNERS are set to step up their fight to get rid of a statue of British colonialist Cecil Rhodes from the front of an Oxford University college.
Few readers will have missed the hullabaloo surrounding the campaign to topple a statue of Cecil Rhodes from the High Street faqade of Oriel College, Oxford.
Among other well-known individuals who figure in Burnham's story are Cecil Rhodes and William Howard Taft, as well as some of the wealthiest men of the day, including John Hays Hammond, E.
The British businessman and politician Cecil Rhodes has fared less well.
I'm just an old dog learning new tricks" Veteran actor Sylvester Stallone, who is making a new film "One thing we should never tolerate is intolerance" Lord Patten, Chancellor of Oxford University, attacks the "campus zealots" who, among other things, want the statue of Cecil Rhodes removed from Oriel College "I will move to Jupiter" Singer Cher's threat if Donald Trump wins the US presidential election "There is not a downside to Brexit.
The country Rhodesia and Nyasaland was administrated by the British Crown and subsequently named after Cecil Rhodes in recognition of his achievement in bringing order and relative stability in an area where tribal violence and disorder was endemic.
It is no surprise that the territory was named after the guiding light of this large-scale desecration, Cecil Rhodes (whose will dictated that his fortune was to go to form a "secret society" to extend "British rule throughout the world").
British colonialist Cecil Rhodes originally dreamt of unifying Africa from 'Cape to Cairo' in the 19th Century under imperial rule from London -- a far cry for the diverse group of nations that will make up the Tripartite Free Trade Area.
As a result, according to the black students of the University of Cape Town (UCT), the contentious statue of Cecil Rhodes that used to sit, head in hand, looking out over the UCT's rugby grounds was a "symbol of white supremacy" that offended their sensibilities, and therefore they wanted it removed.
Clark had less luck with live subjects; he never managed to get more than a snapshot of Cecil Rhodes.
The black & white film presents a narrative of students from Cecil Rhodes School going to watch the royal procession.
De Beers, founded in 1888 by Cecil Rhodes, has been run by Oppenheimer family members or trusted associates since the late 1920s.
According to PAC, the recent theft of diamonds was ""the biggest plunder of diamonds since Cecil Rhodes.