Airport name change irks Eastern Cape traditional leaders

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The proposed renaming of East London Airport to King Phalo Airport has been met with resistance from some traditional leaders in the province, who claim it is undermining them. Picture: Duncan Alfreds, News24
The proposed renaming of East London Airport to King Phalo Airport has been met with resistance from some traditional leaders in the province, who claim it is undermining them. Picture: Duncan Alfreds, News24

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The proposed renaming of East London Airport to King Phalo Airport has been met with resistance from some traditional leaders in the province, who claim it is undermining them.

This comes after the Eastern Cape Provincial Geographical Names Committee published proposed new names for four places on August 27.

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