Gqeberha? Did that really happen, ask Walmer township residents
Many Walmer township residents either don’t care or don’t know that Gqeberha - derived from their township’s Xhosa name - is Port Elizabeth’s new moniker.
The change from Port Elizabeth to Gqeberha was among the name changes officially approved and gazetted by sport, arts and culture minister Nathi Mthethwa last Tuesday.
While some have applauded the change, others are still trying to get their heads around the tongue-twister of a name.
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