Rustenburg Blog

Marikana RDP settlement

In the east of Marikana there lies an RDP settlement. Water leakages, littering, sewage spillage need to be commended for purposes of record keeping with subsequent intervention by the Rustenburg Local Government, Environmental wing or department. Transport is a problem and residents walk on foot to do their groceries at […]

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Mapping as a Resource

Community Monitors Network is proud to be utilizing mapping as resource to assist communities to further cover issues affecting them directly in their areas by using maps to mark areas that directly affect their lives on a daily basis. Read More…

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Lack of Transport in Mafenya

By Kagiso Molefi Mafenya community is a small village surrounded by hill near Chaneng and Robega. People from this community experience a lot of problems but their major problem is lack of transport. I interviewed four people whom are affected by this problem because they have to use public transport […]

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The Rasta’s Struggle against the Mines

Rastafarian movement in Chaneng Colleen Raphata (Chaneng)) The movement started in 1985, was formed by Rasta Buti who was from Moletsane in Soweto.  He grouped young men in Chaneng to form the movement this was a way to stop the Bophuthatswana government. So he grouped up Rasta Mmope (chairperson), Lucas […]

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Poor Service Delivery at Segwaelane Clinic

By Tshepang Sarah Rambao Segwaelane clinic is the only place where you can get medical attention in Segwaelane Village, which is located in Brits town. Undignified service delivery and ill-treatment that patients receive from nurses is outrageous, which makes it difficult and impossible for patients to ask and get help in […]

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Bapong Community Strikes

By  Dinah Mogapi Bapong is a rural area situated in between Marikana and Brits. It is where the greater Lonmin Platinum’s operations take place. We have diverse cultures in the area, people who were employed by Lonmin Platinum and some of them still are. This has increased the population of […]

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