WOMEN STRUGGLE

Community alerts/ Mmathapelo Thobejane/Limpopo, Sekhukhune/28/08/2019, 15:27]   Women struggle Meet Elizabeth Amutenya from Etope, Okatana, Namibia   Elizabeth is one of the women who work in their communities to educate fellow women on their rights and leadership. Women in Etope are oppressed and don’t know their rights in the village when the husband is deseased …

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DUST IN GA-KWOETE

 Dust in Ga-Kgwete Community alerts/ Donald Mphethi/Ga-Kgoete village/21/08/2019/, 06:50: We are still persistent to hold down to negotiations the Mine of Samancor Lwala Opencast  Mine. As the community representative, the houses, especially those which are very close to the Lwala mining operation have cried their tears dry into trying to ventilate their grief  – which …

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Women’s unpaid labour and safety

Community Alerts, Maria Madonsela, Mpumalanga, Emalahleni, Ezinambeni, 2019/08/12 Water scarcity, women’s unpaid labour and safety . Water is the very essence of life with the right to water recognised as basic human right not only by the South and Africa constitution but by various international human rights framework including the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. …

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Energy costs being a burden for communities living near power stations

Community Alerts, Promise Mabilo, Mpumalanga Emalahleni, Ezinambeni, Empumelelweni, 2019/08/13 Energy costs is our burden even though we live close to Power stations. In Mpumalanga eMalahleni we have 12 power stations around. But the unfortunate part is that we don’t feel the presence of the Power stations through cheap and easy access to the energy they …

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Blasting problems resulting in damages

Community Alerts, Florence Mohlala, Mpumalanga, Emalahleni, Phola, 2019/08/18 Blasting is the most main problem in our community.Blasting is caused by the Mine.We are surrounded by many mines namely:Zuma mine, Ogies fontein mine,khuthala mine,Andru mine,Tau mine and South 32 klipspruit mine and they are under ground mines only Zibulo mine is an opencast.We the people of …

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Blasting problem from different mines

Community Alerts, Betty Mahlangu, Mpumalanga, Emalahleni, Kendal, 2019/08/19 Problem face by Kendal community BLASTING blastingis caused by the sarounding mines, there are 4 mines 1.MZIMKHULU MINING 2.VLAKFONTAIN MINE(ZUMA MINE) 3.FERRET MINE 4.SOUTH 32 (KLIPSPRUIT) They are all opencast and they are not far from the community if i can estimate they are 5000 mitre’s away …

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