On the heels of the contentious, but celebrated renaming of Keizersgracht Street to the famous Hanover Street of District Six, it seems that the area currently known as Zonnebloem will also be renamed shortly. Those eager to see the name District Six reappear on maps and signage again could see[…]
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 public has been urged to submit their suggestions for the renaming of Cape Town international Airport, which will be open until midnight on 6 June 2018. The subject of the renaming of the airport has been a heated debate recently, with a public consultation on the matter descending into chaos[…]
Tempers flared during a public meeting regarding the renaming of Cape Town International Airport on Monday. Members of the public were invited to the airport to voice their opinions on the Airports Company South Africa’s (ACSA’s) proposed renaming of the airport, under the Transformation of Heritage Landscape Government Programme. Members[…]
Hundreds of Capetonians braved the heat on Saturday to gather on the streets of Bo-Kaap for a symbolic event called the Bo-Kaap Doekmal. There was an atmosphere of excitement as residents gathered to witness a renaming ceremony, in which the area was officially changed from Schotchekloof to Bo-Kaap, its traditional[…]
Preparations are underway for the official re-naming ceremony of the Bo-Kaap. The event comes after Minister of Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa, approved the application from the Bo-Kaap Civic and Ratepayers’ Association (BKCRA) to officially adopt the name “Bo-Kaap” and change the borders of the area. The area had previously[…]
The City of Cape Town’s Naming Committee on Wednesday recommended the names for seven footbridges crossing Nelson Mandela Boulevard and Rhodes Drive to the mayor for decision. |a!kunta, Tuan Guru, Ingrid Jonker, Dawid Kruiper; Father John Oliver, Taliep Petersen and Father Basil van Rensburg made the list following a public[…]
The Congress of SA Trade Unions is opposed to the naming of Cape Town’s Table Bay Boulevard after former president FW de Klerk, the federation said on Thursday. Provincial secretary of Cosatu in the Western Cape, Tony Ehrenreich, said the City of Cape Town compared De Klerk and former president[…]
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