Cape Town: In addition to changing the name of Port Elizabeth to Gqeberha, the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa, also approved and published the official bulletin to change the name of the city’s airport to Chief Dawid International Airport Stuurman.
The call for Stuurman’s name to be used came from the Khoisan community of Nelson Mandela Bay.
“He was a man who fought for the freedom and liberation of the people who were found here. We, as descendants of the Khoisan in Nelson Mandela Bay, the name of Chief David Stuurman is our first choice,” Prophet Crawford said. Fraser in 2018, when they first proposed the name change.
But who is Chief Dawid Stuurman?
According to Stephen Langtry, who works at Cornerstone …