“bill does not make a provision for small scale mining” Santos writes

Community Alerts/ Santos/Welkom-GUBICO/01 March 2017 from 09H00 to 15H00 the Free State legislature hosted a mining charter bill amendments at Freddie Meyer hall where local stakeholders and the public was invited to raise their views, add or have subtractions on the bill. The communities and stakeholders touched too much on on the mining companies that …

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Unemployment remains a major problem in Nyakallong

Community alerts/Cde Santos- Gubico/Free state/10 September 2016   Unemployment is still a major problem in the community of Nyakallong, this area is just few kilometres North of welkom, free state province. About 300 unemployed people are regularly attending the unemployment forum every Thursday. They go there with a hope of getting jobs at the mines. …

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Sibanye Gold commits to employ unemployed youth every month till end of 2016

Community Monitors Alerts/Itumeleng Klaas and Santos P/GUBICO/Welkom/270616 On the 23rd of June our ground investigative monitors Itumeleng Klaas and Santos Phukuntsi attended a mass meeting organized by Phomolong Unemployment Forum at 10am in Hennenman. While at it, an indication was made that the number of unemployed youth attending weekly meetings of the forum have increased …

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