Disgusting drains overflowing the streets of Ikemeleng

Community Alerts/Jack Botopela/Ikemeleng-Rustenburg/21 Oct 17 The community of Ikemeleng and informal settlement just out of Rustenburg, is alive with cultural diverse community members as it’s known for South African informal settlement. Our community has been using the bucket system toilets and community water taps for years. Only the past year the local municipality installed Ventilated …

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High mass to brighten the dark streets and alleviate crime

Community Alerts/Jack Botopela/Ikemeleng-Rustenburg/09 Oct 17 The community believes high mass lights might be a solution to high crime rates in Ikemeleng, Kroondal. The informal settlement located out of Rustenburg has small streets and gets dark at night as part of the area does not have electricity. With high influx of employment seekers, I local mines, …

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Community dump illegally due to municipality poor service delivery

Community Alerts/Jack Botopela/Ikemeleng-Rustenburg/09 Oct 17 The Rustenburg local municipality does do not render most services to the Ikemeleng community, in Kroondal few Kilometres out Rustenburg CBD. The community has illegal dumping sides across the area and that results in bad smell and children play on this dump sites because there are no recreational facilities within …

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Community Alerts/ Kennedy Pholose/Thekwane-Rustenburg/08 Oct 17 Yesterday Anglo American was celebrating Centenary in Northwest, Rustenburg, Olympia stadium. The celebration was attended by people living in town and Anglo employees. The affected communities around the operations did not make it as there was no transport organized but most were angry saying the event should have happened …

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Community Alerts/Kennedy Pholose/Thekwane-Rustenburg/03 Oct 17 There has been brownish smoke emission ACID CONVERTING PLANT from 02/10/2017, 22h00pm until now at Anglo American Plant in Rustenburg one leader phoned Bojanala Dept of Environment and raised the matter on Community Engagement Forum today at Anglo American Recreational Club. Anglo American Safety Manager Mr Monnapula responded by saying …

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Our government is taking advantage on the rural areas as they lack on knowledge.

Community Alerts/Lentswe Buda/Motlhabe-Rustenburg 28 Sep 17 Our government is the one that increases the suffering and the struggle that our brothers and sisters are going through, I’ve went through the Moses Kotane Local Municipality reviewed IDP for the financial year 2016/2017 focusing on water treatment facilities within the Moses Kotane Local Municipality and came across …

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Taxi owners protest against school bus company

Community Alerts/Lentswe Buda/Motlhabe-Rustenburg/28 Sep 2017 The Moses Kotane Local Municipality (MKLM) has provided the Kgalatlowe Secondary School with 5 buses as the school hosts pupils from about 7 different communities around Motlhabe. The buses are owned by somebody from Limpopo province. Taxi owners complain that the municipality did not communicate local taxi owners who have …

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