Sunday, April 4

Titan Statue Unveiled In Senegal: A controversial $27m Giant Monument


There has been opposition in Senegal to a giant statue overlooking the capital, Dakar.

The bronze monument of a man, woman and child, which is higher than the Statue of Liberty, is being unveiled to mark the country's 50th anniversary of independence.

Senegal has inaugurated a massive $27m (£18m) monument - higher than the Statue of Liberty - that has drawn huge criticism over its cost and symbolism.

The 49m (160ft) Monument of African Renaissance has been unveiled in Dakar as the highlight of the nation's 50th anniversary of independence.
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