ARTICLES RELATING TO NAME CHANGES

Bloemfontein's Fidel Castro building gets mixed response

2015-07-02 12:45

The name change of the old CR Swart building in Bloemfontein to honour former Cuban president Fidel Castro has received a mixed response.

Kathrada supports FW de Klerk Boulevard

2015-02-03 11:19

Struggle veteran Ahmed Kathrada has come out in support a decision to rename a Cape Town boulevard after FW de Klerk, saying his "bold steps" placed the country on the road to democracy.

Already a Cape Town street named after FW

2015-01-23 09:29

There is already a street named after former president FW de Klerk in Cape Town, a report has revealed.

Makhado's name reverts back to Louis Trichardt

2014-10-31 07:43

The Limpopo town of Makhado has reverted to its old name of Louis Trichardt, according to reports.

ANC prioritises Pretoria name change

2013-12-30 11:11

The ANC has placed changing Pretoria's name high on its list of priorities for 2014, according to a report.

Tshwane to challenge street name ruling

2013-09-20 11:38

The Supreme Court of Appeal has granted the Tshwane metro leave to appeal against a previous ruling on street names, according to a report.

Mbombela name change challenge stalled

2013-08-26 22:02

A bid to challenge Minister Lulu Xingwana's nod for Nelspruit to be renamed Mbombela has been delayed, after a scheduling era at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Tshwane street names to remain as is

2013-06-19 22:34

Tshwane cannot be held in contempt of court for not re-installing old street name signs, the city says.

Old street names return to Pretoria

2013-06-13 16:53

The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has reportedly denied an application for leave to appeal against an interdict stopping the removal of Pretoria's old street names.

Tshwane street name battle continues

2013-06-12 22:46

The Tshwane municipality will have to spend over R2.6m to re-erect old street names, the North Gauteng High Court has heard.

 

Motlanthe backs FW de Klerk Boulevard

2015-02-03 18:45

Former president Kgalema Motlanthe has spoken out in support of Table Bay Boulevard being renamed after his counterpart FW de Klerk.

FW de Klerk Boulevard gets the nod

2015-01-28 19:40

Table Bay Boulevard was renamed on Wednesday after former president FW de Klerk, despite fierce opposition.

Cape boulevard could be named after De Klerk

2015-01-14 13:24

Table Bay Boulevard may be renamed FW de Klerk Boulevard if the Cape Town council accepts a proposal by the city's naming committee.

De Klerk welcomes name change

2014-08-14 19:19

Former president FW de Klerk says he is honoured that the City of Cape Town's naming committee has recommended changing Table Bay Boulevard to his name.

No ruling on Mbombela name change

2013-11-17 18:02

It is not clear when the North Gauteng High Court will decide whether Mpumalanga's capital city keeps its name or changes it from Mbombela back to Nelspruit.

Zuma lauds progress to national unity

2013-09-10 23:29

President Jacob Zuma has lauded South Africans for showing maturity in accepting post-apartheid changes to the country's heritage sites.

Mbombela name change challenged

2013-08-26 08:08

Mpumalanga residents and Lowveld Chamber of Business and Tourism are challenging the changing of Nelspruit's name to Mbombela at the North Gauteng High Court.

ANC disappointed in name change saga

2013-06-14 21:15

The ANC Tshwane regional executive committee has expressed disappointment at a court ruling against it in the Pretoria street name saga.

Pretoria court to rule on street names

2013-06-13 09:02

The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria will rule in an application for leave to appeal against an interdict preventing the removal of old Tshwane street names.

Premier: North West needs name change

2013-05-23 14:22

North West province needs a name change and should no longer be a 'direction' or a position on a compass, Premier Thandi Modise says.

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