As South Africa marks Heritage Day 2019 on Tuesday, residents and descendants of the famous District Six community will celebrate as the renaming of Keizersgracht Street to Hanover Street is set to take place. The renaming means a lot more to the people of District Six than being a street[…]
The famous Hanover Street of District Six will soon regain its place in the City as the renaming of Keizersgracht Street has officially been approved. This comes after the District Six Working Committee (D6WC) requested the City of Cape Town to rename Keizersgracht Street to Hanover Street – an act[…]
The City of Cape Town has given the green light for Keizergracht street in District Six to be renamed as the iconic Hanover Street. It follows a public participation process, in which up to 1 200 residents and interested parties submitted comments. The call for the renaming was initiated by[…]
The City of Cape Town wants residents and interested parties to share their views on a request to give Keizersgracht in District Six back its historical name of Hanover Street. From 1968, more than 60-thousand people were forcibly removed to the Cape Flats, over 25 kilometres away, after the apartheid[…]
Former District Six residents who were evicted from their homes during apartheid plan to visit the old Hanover Street on Heritage Day on Wednesday as a form of remembrance. According to the organisers of the event, the District Six Museum, Hanover Street was the most popular Street in District Six[…]
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