19 January 2015

Cape Town: Vanguard Drive renamed Jakes Gerwel Drive!

The City of Cape Town has renamed Vanguard Drive, a major arterial road passing through the Cape Flats, Jakes Gerwel Drive. Professor Jakes Gerwel (18 January 1946 – 28 November 2012) was a South African academic and anti-apartheid activist. He served as Director-General of the Presidency when Nelson Mandela was in office. Gerwel also chaired the Nelson Mandela Foundation and the Mandela Rhodes Foundation.

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