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I salute the City’s noble efforts and proposal to reconstruct a bigger and more efficient GF Jooste Hospital for the quantum of about R3bn, by far a better healthcare medical facility than the previous dilapidated building.

This initiative should be most welcome and the upgrade must be embraced by all, reflecting the City’s caring and positive attitude towards Manenberg and the surrounding areas.

The City’s proposal to build a safety and security policing community college on the current site serves as upgrading of the Manenberg area, which is currently a crime hotspot. The presence of a policing college should serve to address the crime issue which has incessantly plagued this area.

I believe that the Manenberg Safety Forum’s Roegshanda Pascoe is short-sighted, because GF Jooste was hopelessly inadequate and the community is in dire need of a modern hospital facility and a greater policing presence in this gang-infested area. The aforesaid proposals by the City of Cape Town and the provincial government will therefore provide an efficient hospital and a police college for Manenberg as part of an urban renewal development plan for this precinct of the city.

From an ecumenical perspective, the resident associate rector at St Philip’s Anglican Church in Kenwyn, Reverend Marcus Slingers, felt the calling to the Church of Reconciliation Anglican Church in the heart of Manenberg after a clergy meeting hosted by Anglican Bishop Garth Counsell last year.

The spiritual “calling” was so great and inescapable that Rev Slingers was convicted to accept the position as resident priest at the Church of Reconciliation, thus ensuring an injection of spiritual nourishment into the community. I believe that Rev Slingers heeding the call to serve Manenberg is a “God incident”, and that our collective prayer from the biblical scripture 2 Chronicles 7:14 must echo the voices of the Manenberg residents: “If my people who are called by my name, will humble themselves, seek my face and pray, and turn away from their wickedness, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and will heal their land.”

I pray that the aforesaid proposals for Manenberg may come to fruition so that peace may reign.

I salute the City’s noble efforts and proposal to reconstruct a bigger and more efficient GF Jooste Hospital for the quantum of about R3bn, by far a better healthcare medical facility than the previous dilapidated building.

This initiative should be most welcome and the upgrade must be embraced by all, reflecting the City’s caring and positive attitude towards Manenberg and the surrounding areas.

The City’s proposal to build a safety and security policing community college on the current site serves as upgrading of the Manenberg area, which is currently a crime hotspot. The presence of a policing college should serve to address the crime issue which has incessantly plagued this area.

I believe that the Manenberg Safety Forum’s Roegshanda Pascoe is short-sighted, because GF Jooste was hopelessly inadequate and the community is in dire need of a modern hospital facility and a greater policing presence in this gang-infested area. The aforesaid proposals by the City of Cape Town and the provincial government will therefore provide an efficient hospital and a police college for Manenberg as part of an urban renewal development plan.

From an ecumenical perspective, the resident associate rector at St Philip’s Anglican Church in Kenwyn, Reverend Marcus Slingers, felt the calling to the Church of Reconciliation Anglican Church in the heart of Manenberg after a clergy meeting hosted by Anglican Bishop Garth Counsell last year.

The spiritual “calling” was so great that Rev Slingers was convicted to accept the position, thus ensuring an injection of spiritual nourishment into the community.

I pray that the proposals for Manenberg may come to fruition.

I salute the City’s noble efforts and proposal to reconstruct a bigger and more efficient GF Jooste Hospital for the quantum of about R3bn, by far a better healthcare medical facility than the previous dilapidated building.

This initiative should be most welcome and the upgrade must be embraced by all, reflecting the City’s caring and positive attitude towards Manenberg and the surrounding areas.

The City’s proposal to build a safety and security policing community college on the current site serves as upgrading of the Manenberg area, which is currently a crime hotspot. The presence of a policing college should serve to address the crime issue which has incessantly plagued this area.

I believe that the Manenberg Safety Forum’s Roegshanda Pascoe is short-sighted, because GF Jooste was hopelessly inadequate and the community is in dire need of a modern hospital facility and a greater policing presence in this gang-infested area. The aforesaid proposals by the City of Cape Town and the provincial government will therefore provide an efficient hospital and a police college for Manenberg as part of an urban renewal development plan for this precinct of the city.

From an ecumenical perspective, the resident associate rector at St Philip’s Anglican Church in Kenwyn, Reverend Marcus Slingers, felt the calling to the Church of Reconciliation Anglican Church in the heart of Manenberg after a clergy meeting hosted by Anglican Bishop Garth Counsell last year.

The spiritual “calling” was so great and inescapable that Rev Slingers was convicted to accept the position as resident priest at the Church of Reconciliation, thus ensuring an injection of spiritual nourishment into the community.

I believe that Rev Slingers heeding the call to serve Manenberg is a “God incident”, and that our collective prayer from the biblical scripture 2 Chronicles 7:14 must echo the voices of the Manenberg residents: “If my people who are called by my name, will humble themselves, seek my face and pray, and turn away from their wickedness, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and will heal their land.”

I pray that the aforesaid proposals for Manenberg may come to fruition so that peace may reign

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