Community conflict

Community Alerts/Ernest Mokwate/Lesetlheng -Rustenburg/04 August 2019 The mining company has divided the community of Lesetlheng, a village in Moses Kotane Local Municipality. The community gathered on Sunday the 28th July 2019 to discuss the rift that is being caused by the mining company. This company entered their land in 2008 to start mining minerals. It …

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Shortage of health personnel at the clinic

Community Alerts/Ernest Mokwate/Lesetlheng-Rustenburg/04 August 2019 Lesetlheng community held a meeting on Thursday the 25th July 2019 to look into the service that is provided by the local clinic. Since it’s establishment it has been operating well without challenges under those that are knowing of the shortage of medication. Beginning of this year the health personnel …

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Community Alerts/Tumi Mokgatle/Phokeng-Rustenburg/02 August 2019 Phokeng is known as the capital of the mining community of Bafokeng who is widely celebrated as the leading self-developing community post-1994. However, like most small-town mining community Phokeng is battling a silent monster around the drug called nyaope. More and more of the young people have found solace to …

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Cracked houses

Community Alerts/Christina Magobye/Sefikile-Rustenburg/02 August 2019 The problem faced by the community of Sefikile village is cracked houses as a résult of blasting from the mine- Anglo Platinum Union Mine that is now called Siyanda Bakgatla Platinum Mine. This experience by the Diphataneng, Shongwane, Pote, Kgetse, Diphale, and Morema, sections in particular. Some cracks require filling …

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Community Alerts/Rapule Moiloa/Soweto/31 July 2019 Riots in the Joburg CBD. Foreign Nationals attacking police officials. Jeppe Str is closed off at Troye, Delvers & Von Wielligh. JoburgMPD deployed. Traffic is congested in the InnerCity due to vehicles being diverted. Avoid #JHBTraffic. These is happening and it’s not the first time that police close down the foreign …

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Community Alerts/Veli Khoza/Mfidikoe-Rustenburg/31 July 2019 The community environmental a climate-energy activist from Mfidikoe village gathered in union building to picket about the inequalities a lack of compliance from a giant mining company anglo platinum its sister companies Sibanye still water platinum,this corporates are so cruel to such extent when you walk around the Mfidikoe village …

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CORRUPTION IN MOTLHABE

Community Alerts/Goitse Gaborone/Motlhabe-Rustenburg/31 July 2019 Corruption has become our daily bread, corrupt activities by municipality officials and traditional leadership. The is no development that is happening in our village without corruption of our municipality and so places called lekgotla, they are very corrupt cruel people. Every time in IDP of municipal programs Motlhabe has a …

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