Where is our land? Dominionville 

Community Alerts/Talita Mogolegeng/Dominionville-Klerksdorp/19/05/2018 My name is Talita Mogolegeng from village called Dominionville next to N12 road 30kilo/m from Klerksdorp Matlosana municipality. A caregiver at Atlegang Home base Care a member at Catholic Justice and Peace Commission.   What have we done as Dominionville community? Answer we don’t know who is having knowledge only Shiva Uranium, former …

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Sewer spillage

Community Alerts/Mzawufani Dodovu/Jouberton;Klerksdorp/11/16/2018 Ext 6 Jouberton Klerksdorp North west, South Africa. Today 16th of May 2018, the local municipality is failing the community of Jouberton but they are paying for services. This has been going on since late last year and countless reports and complaints have been laid at their offices ( Municipality). They only …

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Minister of Mineral tells the youth of Kanana and Huma that tailings and its left over minerals belongs to the mine

Community Alerts/Mzawufani Dodovu/Jouberton;Klerksdorp/11/05/2018 Today is the mining charter consultative meeting at James Motlatsi sports complex Vaal Reefs Matlosana in the North west province, South Africa. The meeting is to have the community and other stakeholders input in the new charter following the appointment of Mr S.G Mantashe as the minister of mineral resources. All invited …

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Local spaza shops and mall looted as criminals take advantage of the national strike in Jourberton,Klerksdorp

Community Alerts/Tshomarelo Setlholoeng/Jouberton-Klersdorp/25/04/2018 On the 25th of April just, days before the Freedom Day heart-breaking event occurred in Jouberton. Criminals looted and destroyed all local spaza shops and a nearby mall because of greed and to comfort their own necessities. These criminals took an advantage of a National Strike that was occurring on the day …

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Community was promised relocation from wet land to proper houses but only toilets were built

Community Alerts/Puseletso/Klerksdorp/02 June 2017 After Justice and Peace monitors engaged Matlosana local municipality regarding houses built on wetland, considerable amount of work resulted in the Municipality considering relocating eight households to a more conducive environment. After residents discovered that they will finally be moved to another area next to Cocekani High school, their hearts were …

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After the mining saga the Tigane community is suffering a lot

Community Alerts/David Faanakgomo/Klerksdorp/02 June 2017 Tigane community is one of the suffering communities due to the retrenchments of the mining sector. Hence it is suffering high rate of robbery and people being mugged. To the community’s surprise, with that high rate of robbery and mugging, its satellite police station is closed. Now the community and …

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Mines are interested in profits not the general wellbeing of the people

Community Alerts/Tshepo Mmusi/Klerksdorp/02 June 2017 It is sad and somehow disturbing to realise that after 23 years of hard earned democracy, the people who stay in farms struggle to access basic health care services. In our last week visit to  the Rietkuil and Mantariana farms  adjacent to the Shiva Uranium processing plant, people complained about …

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