Community Alerts/Moshabi Selowa /Sekhukhune-Limpopo/17 Oct 17 She is a young 30 years old lady from Monametsane community next to Um2 shaft, under Fetakgomo/Tubatse Limpopo province at Sekhukhune, who is affected by the situation of the mine being placed under “Maintenance and Care”. her name Dimakatso Pilusa she is shocked today when she washes her clothes …

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Relocated Communities of Leseding struggle after relocation

Community Alerts/ Francina Nkosi /Lephalale-Limpopo/19 Oct 17 LESEDING At Lephalale in Steenbokpan there is a place called Leseding It was formed after the communities from farm areas Ralebati, Tweespan, Klaimberg, Suiferbelt were relocated to Leseding in 2007. According to Jeremiah who lived in one of these communities, they left the graves of their loved ones. …

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WWAO (Waterberg Women Advocacy Organization) LAUNCH 13-10-2017

Community Alerts/Francina Nkosi/Lephalale-Limpopo/20 Oct 17 Women led organization of Waterberg(Waterberg Women Advocacy Organization) was launched at  Shongoane rural area  found in Lephalale at Limpopo . Guest Speakers were: Caroline Ntaopane from WOMIN Nester Ndebele from WAMUA Yvonne Sampear from GPOWF Objectives – Facilitate and support women to mobilize and organise themselves and strengthening their participation …

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Community Alerts/Gilbert Moela/Sekhukhune-Limpopo/14 Oct 17 Today I am in Mokopane attending a conference specially designed for Mogalakwena themed Mogalakwena! – Defending our rights against the Mine. “Increasing pressure from all possible points”, organized by ECCHR, ACTION AID and MACUA with the support of: Bread for the world. The agenda includes: Identify transnational business relations and …

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Wind blows and dust feeds the whole of Monametse community.

Community Alerts/Moshabi Selowa/Sekhukhune-Limpopo/15 Oct 17 This happen during windy days at Monametse, Fetakgomo/Greater Tubatse municipality Limpopo province. However, the community faced situation of maintenance and care by Bokoni platinum in partnership with Anglo American, this dust is from tailing dam of Bokoni which affect the entire community. No body to tell because everyone run away …

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Community Alerts/Mathapelo Thobejane/ Sekhukhune-Limpopo/16 Oct 17 The community of Mashishing in Lydenburg, Thaba Chweu Municipality in Mpumalanga have been on strike for 4 days the issue is that municipality ate the money for electricity and now the community pay the price, by having cut off electricity every morning 6:00-10:00 and from 17:00-20:00 in the evening. …

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Community physical fight against the mine security personnel

Community Alerts/Elton Thobejane/Sekhukhune-Limpopo/16 Oct 17 just around 23h00 the fight between the Twickenham mine security and members of Morapaneng broke out, this followed the trapping of electric supply to the mine and the security retaliated by entering the village with nyalas. this angered the community members who are calling for the reform of the community …

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