30 October 2020 - NW2482
Van Dyk, Ms V to ask the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture
With reference to naming of streets to acknowledge persons and promote heritage transformation, (a) what (i) total number of streets in each province have been earmarked for this purpose and (ii) is the reason that some streets remain unnamed and (b) how does the Government intend to address the issue of unnamed streets? NW3090E
(a). (i) – (ii) The naming and renaming of streets remains the mandate of the local municipalities and does not fall within the mandate of the Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture.
(b) The Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture is responsible for the naming and renaming of national features as per the South African Geographical Names Council Act, (Act No 118 of 1998).