Founder of Pretoria's statue now has red pants
The statue of Martinus Wessel Pretorius has become the latest one to be vandalised in Tshwane.
The republic was conquered by the British in the second boer war, becoming the Transvaal colony in 1902.
The South African Republic's constitution discriminated against foreigners and black people in particular.
Black people were not allowed to become citizens of the republic, and were required to live in ghettos outside its cities.
To be a citizen in his state, you had to be a member of the Dutch Reform Church, or the Reformed Church.
He founded Pretoria on two farms he bought named Elandspoort en Daspoort between 1854 and 1855.