Unemployment in Wonderkop

Community Alerts/One day leader from Wonderkop/Rustenburg-Wonderkop/11/04/18 {Interview captured by video, text to state what the interviewee said} Interviewee is a 31 year old female. “We will never be employed; how can we pay money for someone to take our cv’s and a certain amount again for an interview? “committee of unemployment they really patronize us unemployed …

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Brown smoke from Anglo American plant 

Community Alerts/Kenndy Phalose/Rustenburg-Thekwane/11/04/18 On Monday at 12h45 on my way to work while passing Acid Converting Plant (Anglo American-Rustenburg Section) Rustenburg near Bokamoso and Mfidike. I noticed a brownish smoke emission from the plant and there was no sign of alert, everything was normal. I could not contact the mine and government environment department.  The very …

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Voting stations closed due to strike in Wonderkop

Community Alerts/Wonderkop concerned resident/Rustenburg-Wonderkop/11/04/18   On the 10th of March 2018 Saturday morning a strike took place were by the people from Nkaneng section, an informal settlement which is a home to surrounding mine workers who are unable to afford rent, opted for living out allowance to living in a hostel and those who preferred owing …

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Crime rises In Robega Village

Community Alerts/Bonolo Modise/Rustenburg-Robega/11/04/18 Robega is one of the small village which is divided into 9 section which is under The Royal Bafokeng such as Chaneng, Rasimone and Mafenya in short “MACHARORA” is under Rustenburg Local Municipality. Kopano Section is a corrupt section because of high rate of unemployment and substance abuse such as Nyaope especially …

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My asthmatic brother struggles to breathe due Lonmin smelter and during blasting

Community Alerts/Concerned Resident from Wonderkop/Rusteburg-Wonderkop/05/04/18 The Lonmin smelter in Wonderkop contributes to air pollution with smog released into the atmosphere , the mine operations also contribute through its blasting process  day and during the night. When blasting takes place at the mine from were I live the ground vibrates and some houses get damaged. The release …

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Rustenburg local municipality to the community of Paardekraal – Yellow water for high price anyone? Well you all getting it anyway.

Community Alerts/Olebogeng Motene/Rustenburg/05/04/18 There is a township located 7km from Rustenburg CBD which is under the Rustenburg local municipality with some of Anglo operations near by. I have been observing the water in the area over a period of a two weeks and results are unsatisfactory. The water that is to be for human consumption …

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