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Alderman Sol Kreiner, "Mayoral Perceptions"

Newspaper article about the significance of Mayor Sol Kreiner's perceptions of his city Cape Town for the city's image and opportunities for growth. Kreiner saw it necessary to aggressively market Cape Town as an international tourist destination, and believed the right kind of investment would maintain the development of equal opportunities to raise the quality of life for all.

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Alderman Sol Kreiner, "Meet Your Councillor"

Newspaper article about Sol Kreiner. Alderman Sol Kreiner represented Ward 8 - Woodstock, Salt River, Walmer Estate and District Six - since 1976. He represented the council on the Cape Metropolitan Transport Advisory Board, was a member of the West City Action Area Steering Committee and was the council-nominated director on the board of the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront Company. In this article, Sol Kreiner discusses his achievements, disappointments, his vision for Cape Town of the future, and his pet projects.

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Alderman Sol Kreiner, "Sol Kreiner is new Deputy Mayor of Cape Town"

Newspaper article by Suzanne Belling about Sol Kreiner's becoming new Deputy Mayor of Cape Town. Mr Kreiner is described as a self made man, who worked his way up in business to become sole owner and director of a textile company. In 1976, he began his civic career, representing Ward 8 - Woodstock, Salt River, District Six and Walmer Estate.

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Alderman Sol Kreiner, "Sol to be one of Cape Town's youngest mayors"

Newspaper article from The Argus about Sol Kreiner's becoming Cape Town's youngest mayor. Kreiner was 43 years old when he became mayor. His brother Louis was mayor a few years earlier. Sol Kreiner was described as an "unceasing worker". He had been fighting against the recommendation that Woodstock and Salt River be rezoned for coloured residents, and had launched into a campaign to "stop urban decay". Sol Kreiner is known to have met Muhammed Ali, and one day on New Year's Eve he shook 1200 municipal workers' hands as a goodwill gesture.

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