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Public hearings into NMB municipality name change concluded

The renaming process for Port Elizabeth, PE International Airport and Uitenhage is, however, still underway.

Picture: www.nmbt.co.za

CAPE TOWN - Public hearings into proposed name changes in the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality have concluded.

The renaming process for Port Elizabeth, PE International Airport and Uitenhage is, however, still underway.

The Eastern Cape Geographical Names Committee chairperson Pumla Nazo-Makatala says they're unable to determine how long this could take as the Grahamstown renaming process took about a year.

Grahamstown has since been renamed Makhanda.

Nazo-Matakala says these are the potential new names for the airport: “The first one was Nelson Mandela Bay Metro, the second one was Raymond Mhlaba, David Stuurman, and Khoisan.”

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