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Ghana government wants to relocate 'racist' Gandhi statue

Ghana's government said Wednesday that it wants to relocate a statue of Mahatma Gandhi off of a university campus after professors launched a petition claiming he was racist. A statue of Gandhi was unveiled in June at the University of Ghana campus in Accra by Indian President Pranab Mukherjee as a symbol of close ties between the two countries. But in September a group of professors launched a petition calling for the removal of the statue because they say Gandhi was racist and that the university should put African heroes and heroines "first and foremost.
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