The City of Cape Town and Western Cape government have officially announced plans to build a police training academy on the 4.5 hectare site currently occupied by the de-commissioned GF Jooste hospital.
(Also read our article: Police training college plans for GF Jooste Hospital site)
CapeTalk presenter Kieno Kammies spoke with Western Cape MEC for Transport and Public Works Donald Grant.
GF Jooste hospital was a 350 bed hospital, what is required is a bigger, 550 bed hospital. We couldn't increase the site itself. We are trying to create communities and better facilities for Manenberg.— Donald Grant, Western Cape MEC for Transport and Public Works
Listen to the full conversation from CapeTalk's Breakfast with Kieno Kammies: