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South Africans get their tongues round Gqeberha, new Xhosa name for Port Elizabeth

Many South Africans have embraced the change, although acquiring mastery in pronouncing ‘Gqeberha’ hasn’t come easy for non-speakers of Xhosa. “It will take a while for the majority of South Africans to learn how to pronounce the new name, especially white South Africans,” Kwena Moabelo, 46, told CNN Thursday. “But it’s a good move in […]