TOM EATON | Mthethwa’s politically brilliant curtain call on PE deserves an ovation

The minister has had a rough time, so go easy on him. It’s not as if he’s trying to win votes before the election

24 February 2021 - 20:20

Nathi Mthethwa might be doing his best to destroy the arts in SA, but this critic has to give him five stars for his latest piece of political theatre: the renaming of various places in the Eastern Cape.

To be clear, I entirely support the principle involved when a formerly colonised people decide to erase colonial names and replace them with pre-colonial or, simply, different ones. ..

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