THE WALLS AROUND US

Community Alerts/Lentswe Buda/Motlhabe-Rustenburg/03/10/2018 The walls around us, The walls that hears, The walls that see, The walls that speaks, That promised roof over our heads, That promised food on our tables, That claimed democracy, All in black and white, not in reality. And divided us in black and white. How devious these walls are! Berlins …

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Mine uses a temporary hazardous measure to control road dust levels

Community Alerts/Lentswe Buda/Motlhabe-Rustenburg/22/09/2018 While I was doing an investigation focusing on the poor unpaved road in Motlhabe on the 16 section as it is the entrance of Motlhabe I came across a small difference on the road. Pilanesburg platinum Mine applied some black chemical/liquid on the gravel road which helps to reduce the dust but …

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Sewage spillage due to poor maintenance

Community Alerts/Kennedy Pholose/Thekwana-Rustenburg/22/09/2018 In Thekwana particularly Mafoke and Beirut sections. There are health-related issues such as sewage spillages and illegal dumping sites. This started 5 years back. According to William Tladi they have been reporting but maintenance people attend certain areas whilst others are ignored. The foul smell coming from broken and open sewer drains …

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Dust affecting the community of Motlhabe due to mine vehicles and employee’s constant movement

Community Alerts/Lentswe Buda/Motlhabe-Rustenburg/22/09/2018   The community of Motlhabe is one of the Mine hosting communities which are still facing dust pollution caused by mine heavy vehicles. Motlhabe has been hosting Pilanesberg platinum Mine for a period of ten years now (2008-2018) and when it comes to developing Motlhabe they ignore us as they know that …

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Community struggles to get proper health care from the local clinic in Motlhabe

Community Alerts/Lentswe Buda/Motlhabe-Rustenburg/22/09/2018 Motlhabe clinic has been operating for the past couple of decades as a 24hour clinic service and from May 2016 the clinic stopped working for 24 hours to 10 hours now (07:00-17:00). Reason being that there isn’t enough of professional nurses to assist during the day and at night and others are …

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