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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Farmers claim their space

Mmathapelo Thobejane/Maotsi,Limpopo/110917 Today at Twickenham shaft the task team from the five affected communities of Maotsi gathered to witness the sampling of the mine stream and Motse river. SEJN members, Mmathapelo and Tokelo were represented by their 2 members. The team included two local farmers or livestock owners. After the meeting we had last week …

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Mine talks to community about their grievances in Bokoni

Selowa Morabi, Bokoni, Sekhukhune, Limpopo/ 060917 We today managed to have a meeting with Anglo, Bokoni, Quality Survey Africa. The community was representd by Malengine Corruption Watch and Environmental Justice Network Committee together with the unemployment structures of Malengine. The purpose was to solve some of grievance which relocated community have since relocation. They compane …

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Police raid on illegal mining takes away away the last meal

Gilbert Moela/Monametse Village, Sekhekhune,Limpopo/090917 An End to the last meal The Burgesfort cluster police today (08 September 2017) confiscated the machines used for illegal mining of chrome in Monametse Village. After the Bokoni Platinum Mine’s announcement on Care and Maintenance plan this was the community’s only hope for income. This call has angered the community …

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