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Fierce Local election contest

Kgang MolokoPhokeng villageRustenburg Local Municipality30 October 2021 Election time. The contest of local elections in the village is fierce and more competitive than ever before and it is evident in all Rustenburg Local Municipality wards.There are new community based political organizations and an Increase in independent candidates registered with IEC. […]

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WATER POLLUTION

28 October 2021Sansloot(Danisani) villageMogalakwena municipalityPRETTY NDABA There is a big river called Pologe at Sansloot right in the middle of houses,,community is suffering due to that river,because is a permanent river and there is always water that flows from the Anglo Platinum Mine,,The community tried to report this matter to […]

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The negetive effects of load shedding in the community

Date: 30 October 2021Name :Maria MadonselaProvince: mpumalangaManicipality: Emalahleni manicipality Since 2019 load shedding has impacted the community in a negative way not to mention poor parts of the community, such as the Extensions and townships. When Eskom decides to cut the lights by load shedding our life and finances are […]

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Stop abusing farm dwellers

30/11/2021Petrus MosheMatlosana MunicipalityNorthwest The Catholic Justice and Peace of Klerksdorp has embarked upon massive labor practices around. The project was to check if farm owners adhere to labor practices, basic conditions and health and safety for workers.The intended project has swifted the specific objective:The anticipated goal around discussion, only painful […]

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POOR PUBLIC CONSULTATION IN MINING

Benerd ngomaneMadadeni, MPNkomazi Municipality30/10/2021 On 15 October 2021, a meeting with the mine management, 3 DMR representatives, and 6 affected community representatives attended a meeting in connection with the relocation of the community living closer to the mine pit. The mine has been stopped from relocating the people due to […]

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Disposable diapers promote climate change

Moshabi SelowaMonametse Village(Atok)Malengine section30/10/2021 Lack of information still play a role in communities. Communities are experiencing challenges of disposable diapers which are thrown on the streams, rivers and wetlands. This challenge is experienced affects the entire community as well as livestock and community activist engaged the ward council regarding this […]

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Local taverns not adhering to the rules

Christinah MogobyeSefikile village Moses Kotane Local Municipality29- October- 2021 While I was still addressing the issue of tavern owners for not adhering to Covid-19 precautions, we now have a problem of them allowing patrons to enter the tavern carrying weapons. Two men got into a fight that led to death. […]

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Dust that polute our Environment and our health.

Victoria MakgooMorapaneng villageFetakgomo Tubatse MunicipalityWard 1526 October 2021 mining Stone In Serafa Village to Mashabela Village, they are doing Tar-road and there are truck which are passing to my area, pity those trucks are carrying crushed soil from Telling Dam from Heckney Mine which is under maintenance. Our health is […]

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Impact of loadshedding on local businesses

29 October 2021Sydeny’s Fast FoodMogalakwena Local MunicipalityMokopaneBy: Mpho Tjale Sydeny’s fast food restaurant is a local business that has employed 6 people, they sell bannychaw(Kota/Sephatlo), pies and pizzas. The owner Sydney’s Ledwaba stated that the shop is being affected negatively by the loadshedding as his business depends on electricity for […]

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Taxi violence and casualties

29 October 2021Moshate Cross RoadMogalakwena Local MunicipalityMokopaneBy: Mpho Tjale Today the 29th if October 2021, Mokopane Taxi Association (owners and drivers) and local taxis (maxi taxis) drivers engaged in a very serious fight over their operating areas where more than 4 casualties and the death of 1 adult male belonging […]

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