Mpumalanga Blog

Welcome To Hell by Thabang Makua

-Where the Government officials have thrown people to a place filled with Toxic Gas Diseases and Virus as well as Dirty water to that extend that is not fit for human health. To a Town called the Emalahleni where we walk next to Man-Made volcanoes (Izibhobhozo) surrounding the whole Town […]

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Wetlands In My Community by Collen Jolobe

I was in an endeavour to search for wetlands in my community; it was a thrill for me to do such a task. I had a long distance, my search was successful and I spotted two of them. I want my community to know about wetlands and that they play […]

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The House of Air Pollution by Tshepo Vilane

What is Air? Is it the Air that we are breathing or the polluted Air that we are facing in Witbank or so called ’Emalahleni?’  Or Mpumalanga. The issue is that we are dependent on these mines or power stations and compromising our lives and future. Every time we switch […]

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Potholes and Illegal Rubbish Dumping by Thabo Ncube

Potholes are a big problem in our community, the motorists usually takes their cars to services after six to eight months but because of the potholes surrounding our community they have to service their cars daily. Illegal dumping is also a big challenge we are facing daily as community of […]

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Clean Up by Alonel Mahlangu

Since arriving to South Africa from England UK there was one thing that struck me pungently the all to dirty dump sites in the midst of our streets, parking and side of our schools. I thought perhaps there are no dustbins trucks that collect rubbish, but on the contrary  the […]

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Water Problems by Lorraine Kakaza

I’m from Kriel but recently am at Carolina. I used to watch TV whereby I hear they were crying about water, so what I have noticed is that there are people who don’t understand that water is very important in our daily basis life also in our environment. Carolina is […]

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Renewable Resource of Energy by Rudolph Sambo

Since the beginning we were always concerned about time and now that has been replaced by money or should I say these two work hand in hand. We claim to know the unknown; we lack certain abilities and skills to identify the solutions and lack of non-renewable resources of energy. […]

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Ignorant Society by Lucky Maisanye

Living in a society that is ignorant is hard to organise. A lot is taking place before our eyes without us acting, we live in an environment which is highly polluted and we are neighbors of open cast coal mines. Vibrations from mine blasting and inhaling of dust is our […]

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What Happened to our City – By Susan Moraba

By Susan Moraba The city of Emalahleni has grown from farming community into a business destination whereby farm lands are being bought by coal mining companies, real estate developers and capitalists to invest business not thinking for the communities of Emalahleni who are surrounded by their mines, power stations and […]

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