LIVESTOCK OWNERS MEET MINE MANAGEMENT

Community alerts/Mmathapelo Thobejane/Limpopo, Ditoebeleng/16-05-2018 On 26/04/2018 Livestock owners representative, SEJN (Sekhukhune Environmental Justice Network) and (Benchmarks Foundation)BMF representative Eric and Joseph  had a meeting at Moopetsi offices of Twickenham mine.  This meeting was a follow up of the meeting that SEJN  had early in April where the Social Performance manager of Twickenham told us that …

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The Divide and Rule Weakens Community’s attempts for Unity  

  Community alerts/Gilbert Moela/Limpopo, Monametse/11-05-2018 Residents of Monametse Community, a Village in Limpopo province are at loggerheads over the illegal chrome mining taking place in the village. Over the past weeks the community held several meetings with a hope of uniting the whole residents to be one and strong with similar goals. The hunger for …

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CONSTRUCTION OF MMALINGINE RELOCATION ON PROGRESS

Community alerts/Moshabi Selowa/Limpopo, Mmalingine/11/05/2018 The work at monametse village under fetakgomo/greater Tubatse municipality in Limpopo is not yet finished while rest their tendering term is nearly to end. Due to the agreement made in January during the first meeting of the project, we agreed that road contraction will end on 08/05/2018 which has came to …

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DUSTY ROAD FOR COMMUNITY OF MOSHIRA

Community alerts/Tokelo Mahlakoane/Limpopo, Sekutlong/05-05-2018 At Limpopo province in Sekhukhune district under fetakgomo Tubatse local Municipality, In  a village called Moshira, there is no proper road, so our government made an effort by doing a gravel road but what is bothering the community is that the government don’t monitoring their work, now the community facing a …

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SOCIAL AND LABOUR PLAN CONSULTATION

Community alerts/ Andries Mocheko /Limpopo, Lephalale /05-05-2018 Lephalale Local Municipality Mayor Jack Maeko welcomes attendants and opens the Proposal Social and Labour Plan consultation session at Mogol Club. He says many people perceive the current government as corrupt because most leaders engage in conversations for their own interest instead of advancing interests of the community. …

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THE MINE CONTINUE TO MAKE EMPTY PROMISES

Community alerts/ Mputi Thobejane /Limpopo, Modimolle /03-05-2018 Between 2002 & 2003 Twickenham platinum mine has relocate people’s from Maotsi to Magobading &Ditwebeleng. People use to live with happiness, the mine moved people’s graves also to other villages and now the communities that were relocated they  are crying because they no longer have connection with their …

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