Lephalale Bulk Service Project

Community Alerts/Andries Mocheko/Limpopo-Lephalale/22/04/18   Limpopo Provincial Government acknowledged the importance of Coal Resources as the key driven in developing the mining industrial and power supply potential of the area. Subsequently, as a priority area to facilitate and encourage economic growth of the region and the entire Limpopo province. The number of existing and planned development …

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The Gauteng, Free State and North West Inter-provincial Caucuses

Community Alerts/Mduduzi Tshabalala/Gauteng-VEJA/21/04/18 The Gauteng, Free State and North West Inter-provincial Caucuses took place at Vanderbjlpark Public Library. Members across the above mentioned provinces raised their concerns, and mostly are: 1. Prevention of water waste through leacks- after a leack is been reported but not attended by local authorities, how do communities prevent the situation …

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Community Alerts/Eunice Mampa/Limpopo-GaMampa/21/04/18 At Gamapa Sefateng Waterkop farm 113kt there is issue of blasting within 500m but the new mine manager (Tata Khumalo) tried to engage the community about that but there was no solution and on Thursday (19 /04 /2018) mine manager and security manager conducted  door to door visits to three households and …

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Water is life but Motse river water might take one’s life due to pollution

Community Alerts/ Tokelo Mahlakoane/Limpopo-Sekhukhune/20/04/18 In our village Moroke Sekutlong under fetakgomo Tubatse local Municipality we do have people who try their all means to put food on the table to feed their families by small scale farming. What is worrying me is that, the water that they use to irrigate their garden is from Motse …

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Two days from 19-20 April 2018 that took place at our Local Municipality in Lephalale

Community Alerts/Andries Mocheko/Limpopo-Lephalale/20/04/18 A delegation from China visited Lephalale Local Municipality to discuss investment opportunities on Mining. People who were part of the meeting was our Mayor Moloko Jack Maeko, Councillors, Chief Seleka from Seleka Village, Chief Mma Langa from Mukurunyane Village, Chief Shongoane from Ga-Shongoane Village, Former CEO Boraro Mmogo Bus transport in Lephalale and …

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Low grade platinum and activists’ resistance saves N11 road in Mokapane

Community Alerts/Margaret Molomo/Limpopo-Mokopane/19/04/18 One of the community leader was interviewed by Dr Philian Zamchiya. Senior Researcher and Project Coordinator, about the illegal mining at Mokopane, Magongwa village. A community leader Mr Derrick Tsita is also a mining activist from Masodi Village,Ga-Mokopane. In 1998 William Haideb is the one who started Plaat Reef mine he got …

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households with illegal electricity connection affects other households

  Community Alerts/Tokelo Mahlakoane/Limpopo-Sekhukhune/19/04/18   Around Moroke Sekutlong there are certain families having a problem with electric pole, the pole number is 06 C09. This pole connects four houses and one of them connected illegally and it affects other houses. On 05 April Mrs Thobejane called Eskom they sent someone (didn’t asked him his name), …

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