Explosive devices found abandoned next to school

Olebogeng Motene/ Rustenburg/150917 Story from Rustenburg Herald Facebook page Rustenburg – A shocking discovery was made on Friday 8 September, when a mine worker found abandoned explosives next to Chaneng Primary School. “The miner found the explosive devices between 11h00 and 12h00, in other words during school hours. Being a mine worker, he immediately recognised …

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Mine Workers and community protest in Lephalale

Andries Mocheko/Lephalale,Limpopo/140917 Revolutionary greetings leadership; The workers a the Tša Lephalale, Grootegeluk coal mine known as Exxaro who are on strikes are going on a protest march from the the township called Marapong to Exxaro. The Maim road is closed by the protestors (mine workers and Marapong residents). The protestors closed down the Exxaro mine, …

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Workshop with coal mining community in eMalahleni

Lorraine Kakaza/Vosman,eMalahleni,Mpumalanga/150917 Today we had a workshop  at Vosman location  Emalahleni ,Mpumalanga province  here in South Africa. The purpose of this workshop is to bring the community of Vosman on board and build a relationship with support them to take collective community  action on the problems they faced with coal mining. It was such an …

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Land case postponed

Kennedy Pholose/Mafikeng/150917 Royal Bafokeng Authority vs Bafokeng Land Buyers Association 999/8 Appeal Case in Mafikeng has been postponed hours before hearing last week on the 7th September 2017. According to BLBA legal representatives Legal Resource Centre the case was postponed because the judges insisted even though both parties tried hard to convince them not to. …

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INVISIBLE MONSTER

LG Buda/Rustenburg/130917 This poem wasn’t written as a poem but as a message. Walking mermaids, Coming from the big river. Traveling the globe in Search of blood and breath. Gave mirror in return of our reputation, dignity, culture and our tradition. “INVISIBLE MONSTER” Come 1994, come, Democracy, “my foot”. Hero of us all, sold us …

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