LISTEN | How to pronounce the new Eastern Cape names and why East London won’t join the party … yet | News 24

LISTEN |  How to pronounce the new Eastern Cape names and why East London won’t join the party … yet |  News 24
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A photo of the old Port Elizabeth, now Gqeberha.

  • East London will not be renamed Ku Gompo because the proposed name has already been rejected by the South African Council on Geographical Names.
  • The council advises the Minister of Sport, Art and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa, on new geographical names, as well as on changing existing names.
  • The reason for rejecting the new name is because there is a borough in East London that bears a similar name.

East London will not be renamed Ku Gompo.

The proposed name for the coastal city of the Eastern Cape was dropped by the South African Council on Geographical Names.

The council advises the Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture, Nathi …



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