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2018
(Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport, Western Cape Government)
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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES: Call For Audit Of All Offensive Names In The Western Cape

2018
(Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport, Western Cape Government)
Summary

The Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, calls for an audit of all offensive names in the Western Cape. The audit aims to identify all offensive names as part of the ongoing process to develop a common national identity, social cohesion and inclusivity within the province.

Proposed name changes of the identified names will be processed in accordance with the Western Cape policy for the Naming and Renaming of Geographical Features of 2015 and the South African Geographical Names Council Act of 1998.

How do I participate in the audit?

The due date for submissions was 31 March 2018.

Please see below more current information about the audit:

ENQUIRIES:
Email: dcas.geonames@westerncape.gov.za

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