Water Challenges in MNS-Mpumalanga

Community Alerts/Zanele Msibi/Clewer-Mpumalanga/27 July 2017 Wednesday 19/07/2017 at 11:40am we had our environmental tour in MNS we came across buckets community members queuing for water at the collection station, when we interviewed the community members they said it’s been 3 weeks without water. They come to check whether the municipality has brought water daily but …

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A week of intense engagements with SASOL, the company has shown the signs of dishonest and hypocrisy

Community Alerts/Sbusiso Hloweni/Secunda-Mpumalanga/18 July 2017 We have engaged SASOL and in our initial agreement we agreed to have social labour plans publicized. But in our meeting today it was a total different thing. We also agreed in the first meeting that they will recruit locally for both the shut down coming in September and other …

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When a mine comes in an area the lifestyle changes from better to worse even to high rate of mortality

Community Alerts/Lorraine Kakaza/Mpumalanga/08 June 2017   On the 07/06/2017 I spend the my day on field doing a survey at the community of Kazuka also known as Five Cent, the survey is about transformation of extractive industries for sustainable economic and social development and real change .Kazuka community they are always happy to see me …

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Community of Kamadakwane (Umjindi) delivers a memorandum to Agnes mine management

Community Alerts/Bongiwe/Mpumalanga/06 June 2017 Community of Kamadakwane (Umjindi) delivers a memorandum to Agnes mine management The Community of Umjindi(Barberton in the Low veld )are sick and tired of the way in which the Mine (Agnes) operates. Last year more than 50 people were retrenched. In the memorandum the following points were stated 1.The Community demands …

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