Explosões de minas de carvão de Vale perto da Comunidade/Vale Coal Mine Explosions near Community

Stela Molela/Moatize,Tete/040917 Assim foi a tarde de hoje na Vila de Moatize devido às explosões da VALE. No lugar de uma chuva de água as comunidades recebem uma chuva de poeiras negras que trazem consigo muita doença para às comunidades. This took place this afternoon in the Village of Moatize (Tete, Mozambique) due to the …

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Poussière toxique dans les rues de Kampemba Lubumbashi/Poisonous dust on the streets of Kampemba Lubumbashi

Christophe Kabwita/Lubumbashi/28thJuly2017 Sur l’avenue Kiwele  de la Ruashi reliant les usines et carrières de CHEMAF à ses usines de la commune Kampemba  poussières aux passages des camions transportant minerai et d’ autres des résidus acidifiés le tout non bâchés Trucks transporting ore from the quarries of the Ruashi mine to the CHEMAF factory. They drive …

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Workshop on our rights in a mining community

Community Alerts/ Lorraine Kakaza/Carolina-Mpumalanga/19 August 2017 We were workshop today with Susan Moraba at life-love at Emalahleni  run by the Centre for Environmental Rights on the   19 /08/2017 We learnt about the right to information on the challenges we face as a community. We looked at the emission standards for the coal mining industry. This …

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University of Venda students take a dead Cow to the Lab for Testing

Community Alerts/Tokelo Mahlakwane/Sekutlong-Limpopo/23 August 2017 Today we had meetings with the  Department of Agriculture and students from university of venda. This meeting was attended by , the owner of the cows and me as member of SEJN. The meeting was called  after a cow died at Morapaneng village next to sewage. When we arrived there …

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VEJA continues with campaign of monitoring the RietSpruit River

Community Alerts/Mduduzi Tshabalala/Vaal-VEJA/17 February 2017 VEJA Water Quality Team is continuing its campaign of monitoring the RietSpruit River and together with the community of Evaton, Traditional Healers and Religious Groups, there will be water quality capacity workshops on water legislations, water quality testing and monitoring training to be happening soon. By far since VEJA Water …

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