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Media Alert: Historic plans for Manenberg to be unveiled

21 July 2015

Tomorrow, 22 July 2015, Western Cape Premier Helen Zille; City of Cape Town Executive Mayor, Patricia De Lille; Western Cape Minister of Health, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo; Western Cape Minister for Community Safety, Dan Plato; and City of Cape Town Mayoral Committee Member for Safety and Security, Alderman JP Smith will unveil ground-breaking plans for socio-economic development initiatives in Manenberg.

In her State of the Province Address (SOPA) this year, Premier Zille announced plans to develop a Youth Lifestyle Centre in Manenberg in partnership with the City of Cape Town. Since then, the City has been working to develop an investment framework that will inform a grand design for development in Manenberg. 

Tomorrow, Premier Zille and Mayor De Lille will unveil this framework and set out a vision that will not only benefit the youth, but the people of Manenberg as a whole. This plan will tackle some of the biggest challenges that have ravaged our communities for years. It will focus on advancing safety, education, healthcare, technology and innovation, while promoting social cohesion and the development of small business opportunities. 

All media are invited to attend.  

Date:              Wednesday, 22 July 2015
Time:              13:30
Venue:           Press Room, 15 Wale Street, Western Cape Government, Cape Town

Media Enquiries: 

Michael Mpofu
Spokesperson for Premier Helen Zille
Tel: 021 483 4584
Cell: 071 564 5427

Pierrinne Leukes
Spokesperson for Mayor Patricia de Lille
City of Cape Town
Cell: 084 272 7614
Tel: 021 400 1382