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City to light up Table Mountain and City Hall in purple in memory of the Arch<div>As our city mourns the passing of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the Arch, we also want to celebrate the man who dedicated his life to making our country a more just, humane and peaceful place for all. </div><div> <br> </div><div>As people here and around the world see Cape Town’s famous mountain lit up in purple, we hope it helps to remember and honour Cape Town’s greatest resident and all that he stood for.</div><div> <br> </div><div>I hope also that the image will be a reminder to the world of the great challenges South Africa has overcome, of the great people who helped us to overcome those challenges, and that by following in the Arch’s example, every one of us can also make a positive difference in the world. </div><div> <br> </div><div>The City has made condolence books available for residents to sign outside St George’s Cathedral on the corner of Wale and Adderley Street, and at the Civic Centre. Condolence books at all City Subcouncil offices will also be made available in the week, and I encourage all our residents to sign the books as tribute to the Arch.  An online condolence book can also be found <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/City-Connect/Have-your-say/Issues-open-for-public-comment/message-of-condolence-for-archbishop-tutu" target="_blank">here</a>. </div><div> <br> </div><div>Road closures will be in place on Wale and Adderley street around the cathedral, with further road closures in the immediate vicinity to confirmed.</div><div><strong><br></strong></div><div> <strong>End</strong><br></div>2021-12-25T22:00:00ZGP0|#1d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70;L0|#01d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70|City news;GTSet|#62efe227-07aa-45e7-944c-ceebacca891dGP0|#84be0b46-41db-4cc7-8775-9911c10344c2;L0|#084be0b46-41db-4cc7-8775-9911c10344c2|Arch Bishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu;GTSet|#2e3de6c1-9951-4747-8f53-470629a399bb10

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