Khoi community advocates leader’s name for PE airport renaming

6 June 2018, 2:54 PM
The Khoisan community in Nelson Mandela Bay in the Eastern Cape has added the name of a Khoisan leader who fought against Dutch and British colonialism, Dawid Stuurman, to the list of names the Port Elizabeth Airport should be renamed after.
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