Over 60 years of mining but the Madibana community has nothing to show as development

Community Alerts/Velile Khoza/Mfedikoe-Rustenurg/05/07/2018 There are 2 abandoned Khomanani shafts, they were both closed in 2012 by Anglo Platinum. Now what shocks us as the community of Mfedikwe is that out of the 60 years of mining we have never reaped anything from this mining operations, only that the community is poisoned and contaminated with emissions …

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How communities empower themselves to challenge mining sector across Africa

Community Alerts, Lorraine Kakaza, Mpumalanga, Carolina, 2018/06/25 Social movements and organizations from across the continent with one mission: How to organize and mobilize to effectively challenge the powers that are in the mining sector. With representatives from Australia,Uganda, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Kenya, Malawi, DRC and South Africa we hope the space provides a platform to share …

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Mining  Charter National Community  Conference

Community alerts/ Mmathapelo Thobejane/ Ditoebeleng/02-07-2018, 16:58] Today 2 July 2018 About 100 mining affected communities gathered at Kopanong conference centre for a workshop on mining charter understand and work on the Mining charter III that the Minister issues early June. Hass Logart from Benchmarks talking about the focus on the flawed Mining charter which purports …

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BLASTING RUINS HOUSES

Community alerts/ Margret Molomo/ Mokopane /25-06-2018, 21:32] At Ga Magongwa village, Mokopane Limpopo. Ivan plaats mine is blasting at night. We don’t have a peaceful sleep; some houses are cracking, because of the blasting. This mine is operating right inside the village their fence is not 500mt away from the village, according to NATIONAL mining …

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TAR ROAD RUNED BY CHEMICALS

  Community alerts/ Margret Molomo/Mokopane/25-06-2018, 20:45] At Mokopane Limpopo from a village called Ga kgubudi, Ivan plaats mine has damaged a tar road that pass in the village by releasing water with a chemical called CYNATE. There are more dangerous pot hole’s can’t even use the road in the evening. Story by Margaret Molomo

COMMUNITY STOPS PROJECT BROUGHT BY TWICKENHAM

Community alerts/Aubrey Thobejane/Modimolle/25/06/2018, 16:01] Pabalelo Masemola, Nthuthu Maepa, Karabo Phasha and their fellow friends are stopping that contractor who was hired by Twickenham mine to do pump testing on the boreholes that were drilled at Modimole village they were sent by Modimole headman E M Mashabela he told them that the contractor did not consult …

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