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High rise of unemployment and lack of skills training fumes community members

Community Alerts/Pogiso Sediro/Majakaneng/Rustenburg/30 March 2017 The local communities Majakaneng and Modderspruit (ward 07 & ward 31) under Madibeng Municipality in the North West Province have had quarrels with the local mine with issues regarding employment intake, skills training and business opportunities with both communities feeling that the mine has not […]

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Community of Magakala still think that mining is the answer even after the disappointment from other surroundings mines

Community Alerts/Mathapelo Thobejane/Limpopo-Sekhukhune/09 March 2017 On the 9/03/2017 I attended community meeting that was called at the royal ‘ s house at Magadimane Ntweng Ga kgosi-gadi Ntwampe at Sekhukhune .People came in numbers as one of the reasons meeting was called is that the community was promised Training Businesses opportunity […]

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“Richard”, that’s the name of the boy who fell in a hole left without rehabilitation

Community Alerts/Meshack Mbangula/Ekhuruleni –EEO/06 March 2017 Meshack Mbangula,Chairperson and founder of Ekhuruleni Environmental Organization and MACUA national coordinator paid the family of a five year old boy who fell in a hole of a mining activity which was left without rehabilitation. Hole that Richard fell into This is Mohlala ‘s […]

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“bill does not make a provision for small scale mining” Santos writes

Community Alerts/ Santos/Welkom-GUBICO/01 March 2017 from 09H00 to 15H00 the Free State legislature hosted a mining charter bill amendments at Freddie Meyer hall where local stakeholders and the public was invited to raise their views, add or have subtractions on the bill. The communities and stakeholders touched too much on […]

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