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Cape Town, South Africa's historically iconic city, named "//Hui !Gaeb," by the original Khoisan inhabitants, a Khoisan word meaning "where clouds gather"
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This statue of Cecil John Rhodes is found in the Cape Town Company Gardens. The inscription reads "Your Hinterland Is There" refering to his vision for an expanded British Empire across Africa

This statue of Cecil John Rhodes is found in the Cape Town Company Gardens. The inscription reads "Your Hinterland Is There" refering to his vision for an expanded British Empire across Africa

Four of the eight bronze lions looking out over Cape Town from the Rhodes Memorial. Built in honour of Cecil John Rhodes, the memorial is situated on the slopes of Devil’s Peak

Four of the eight bronze lions looking out over Cape Town from the Rhodes Memorial. Built in honour of Cecil John Rhodes, the memorial is situated on the slopes of Devil’s Peak

Slave Lodge and Jan Smuts statue - The Slave Lodge is one of the oldest buildings in Cape Town. The many names of the building over three centuries – Slave Lodge, Government Offices Building, Old Supreme Court, and SA Cultural History Museum – reflect the long and rich history of the building.

Slave Lodge and Jan Smuts statue - The Slave Lodge is one of the oldest buildings in Cape Town. The many names of the building over three centuries – Slave Lodge, Government Offices Building, Old Supreme Court, and SA Cultural History Museum – reflect the long and rich history of the building.

More than sixty thousand women, children and men were brought to the Cape to be sold into chattel slavery during the period 1652 – 1807. Thereafter slavery remained enshrined in law until 1834.  These grim facts are often forgotten.  The memorial on Church Square is itself a slave site of great significance, where slaves were sold. The memorial comprises eleven granite blocks, two are placed on a raised plinth on the South West corner of Church Square close to the Iziko Slave Lodge.

More than sixty thousand women, children and men were brought to the Cape to be sold into chattel slavery during the period 1652 – 1807. Thereafter slavery remained enshrined in law until 1834. These grim facts are often forgotten. The memorial on Church Square is itself a slave site of great significance, where slaves were sold. The memorial comprises eleven granite blocks, two are placed on a raised plinth on the South West corner of Church Square close to the Iziko Slave Lodge.

The Love Cape Town Neighbourhood series: Kalk Bay

The Love Cape Town Neighbourhoods series: Kalk Bay

Mrs Aleah Gamieldien, 90, at her home at 43 Clifton Street, District Six, Cape Town.

Mrs Aleah Gamieldien, at her home at 43 Clifton Street, District Six, Cape Town.

An 'Arch' for the Arch - South Africa's beloved Archbishop Emeritus, Desmond Tutu  celebrated his 86th birthday on Saturday 7th October 2017. The Arch, as he's affectionately known, has been honoured with a monument, symbolising his strength and resilience. The striking Arch for Arch monument has been erected between St. Georges Cathedral and Parliament in Cape Town. Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu was joined by Cape Town Mayor Patricia de lille at the ribbon cutting ceremony.

An 'Arch' for the Arch - South Africa's beloved Archbishop Emeritus, Desmond Tutu celebrated his 86th birthday on Saturday 7th October 2017. The Arch, as he's affectionately known, has been honoured with a monument, symbolising his strength and resilience. The striking Arch for Arch monument has been erected between St. Georges Cathedral and Parliament in Cape Town. Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu was joined by Cape Town Mayor Patricia de lille at the ribbon cutting ceremony.

Haunting Black and white photograph of partially destroyed building in Longmarket Street, District Six. A store name - H. Levine - is visible in the picture  Location:  District Six  City:  Cape Town  Province:  Western Cape  Country:  South Africa. District Six Museum  Image number:  APN253571  Title:  H. Levine

Haunting Black and white photograph of partially destroyed building in Longmarket Street, District Six. A store name - H. Levine - is visible in the picture Location: District Six City: Cape Town Province: Western Cape Country: South Africa. District Six Museum Image number: APN253571 Title: H. Levine

"7 more statues from our colonial past we found in Cape Town" Sabelo Mkhabela - 27 March 2015

more statues from our colonial past we found in Cape Town" Sabelo Mkhabela - 27 March 2015

Come To Pass - Fritha Langerman and Katherine Bull  St Georges Mall at Shortmarket Street intersection

Come To Pass - Fritha Langerman and Katherine Bull St Georges Mall at Shortmarket Street intersection

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