From 'Stinkwater' to 'We have overcome' - name change for Pretoria suburb

2019-10-22 21:17

From "smelly water" to "we have overcome it" - Pretoria's Stinkwater has officially received a new name.

Statues of white domination - SA debates legacy of apartheid past

2018-12-17 09:25

Nearly 25 years after the end of apartheid, the statue of Paul Kruger still looms in Church Square in Pretoria, at the heart of a discussion over whether such relics should be scrapped or kept as reminders of a harsh past.


2018-07-15 13:46

When things don’t seem to be working out, it might be time for a change.

We will not be influenced by threats on airport name change - ACSA

2018-06-05 14:02

ACSA says decisions will not be made based on "who shouted the loudest" at the public meeting.

New names proposed for Potch municipality

2017-03-07 13:34

A total of 840 suggestions have been received for the name of the new Potchefstroom/Ventersdorp municipality.

Pretoria name change will go ahead – Ramokgopa

2016-04-22 07:19

The Pretoria name change will go ahead in order to build social cohesion, the city's mayor, Kgosientso Ramokgopa, has said.

Unnamed roads in Durban to be named

2015-08-07 10:01

The eThekwini Municipality has announced that six unnamed roads in Westville, Durban would finally be named.

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.


Hoërskool Hendrik Verwoerd is no more

2019-08-23 16:39

The renaming of Hoërskool Hendrik Verwoerd in Pretoria is not about hate, but about the restoration of dignity, Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has said at the official unveiling of what is now Rietondale High School.

Welcome to Makhanda, formerly known as Grahamstown

2018-10-03 07:32

The Arts and Culture Ministry has announced the final decision regarding the gazetted name change of Grahamstown to Makhanda.

EFF hits out at ANC over airport name change proposals

2018-06-06 15:02

The EFF says the proposals prove the party's point that the ANC cried "crocodile tears" at Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's funeral.

Scandal-ridden prison services firm Bosasa gets new name

2017-06-26 16:29

Bosasa Operations, a controversial multi-services company that allegedly paid bribes to senior prison officials, has changed its name to African Global Operations.

Tshwane takes name change battle to ConCourt

2016-05-19 08:13

The City of Tshwane is set to ask the Constitutional Court for leave to appeal a high court ruling that it had to stop removing Pretoria’s old street names.

ANC proposes new name for Buffalo City Metro

2015-11-20 12:25

The ANC has reportedly proposed changing the name of the Buffalo City Metro to Dr W B Rubusana Metropolitan Municipality, or Dr WBRMM for short.

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.

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