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WC reveals plans to transform crime-infested Manenberg with youth centre

Premier Helen Zille and CT Mayor Patricia De Lille came together to develop a Youth Lifestyle Centre in Manenberg on Wednesday which may set the scene for a groundbreaking urban renewal project in one of the world’s most drug-infested areas.

Part of a programme known as The Violence Prevention through Urban Upgrading (VPUU) project, it also just happens to be the first municipal building in the country to receive a Green Star SA rating from the Green Building Council of South Africa.

It is part of our campaign to redress the imbalances of the past. We are looking at a delivery model that takes guidance from the community.

Patricia De Lille, Mayor of the City of Cape Twon

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