Major Joburg roads are being renamed – including the country’s biggest interchange

blowdart18

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Do you know how confused my GPS gets these days, type in Thabo Mbeki and get at least 20 results.
 

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Lol anyone that expects anything less from trough feeders that idolize murderers and dictators, is kidding themselves!
 

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Naming major landmarks after living people (with the exception of royalty) is generally considered a bad idea. Even worse so when some of those people are has-been political hacks. One of many reasons why this is a bad idea - often so much dirt comes out about these people after they kick the bucket, (e.g. Jimmy Saville).
 

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Naming major landmarks after living people (with the exception of royalty) is generally considered a bad idea. Even worse so when some of those people are has-been political hacks. One of many reasons why this is a bad idea - often so much dirt comes out about these people after they kick the bucket, (e.g. Jimmy Saville).
Or a regime change happens and they have to rename everyrhing again.African names are fine, but make it neutral.
 

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Or a regime change happens and they have to rename everyrhing again.African names are fine, but make it neutral.
You mean like they were supposed to keep our Airport names neutral? Granted King Shaka is a new airport, but OR Tambo?
 

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As the people in townships walk down pothole-ridden roads, broken pavements and dangerous pedestrian-unfriendly intersections, they will smile, knowing that their vote knocked out another evil Apartheid road name for R1m.
 

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I sat in a meeting the other day, mostly people of colour, and they referred to Cape Town International as DF Malan. Nobody seemed to be offended by this :thumbsup:

The renaming scheme is nothing more than a mechanism for rewriting the history of South Africa.
 

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Major Joburg roads are being renamed – including the country’s biggest interchange

The city of Ekurhuleni, east of greater Johannesburg, says it will rename 42 streets and eight landmarks after political icons and other eminent individuals from the region.
The largest interchange in Africa – Gillooly’s interchange – will be renamed after anti-apartheid human rights lawyer advocate George Bizos;
oh ? not after Gavin Watson ?

.... thats odd.
 

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Do you know how confused my GPS gets these days, type in Thabo Mbeki and get at least 20 results.
True. Because these fcks don't think. They can't. Just act on which ever string gets plucked by the turd floating inside.
 

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Imagine the joy rightwingers will experience being able to drive over Winnie Mandela, Thabo Mbeki etc.
 

Hemi300c

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Use correct indicator names like
Corrupt St
Crime St
Idiot St
Thief St
Racist Rd
Xenophobic Close
Terrorist St
 
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