Rustenburg Blog

Izinyoka’s operating in Ikemeleng by Buti Botopela

Illegal electricity connections Question is why do people use illegally connected electricity? The users and suppliers do not seem to know the consequences and danger of using illegal electricity. This illegal power connection is unfairly distributed, some people are connected and others are not, it’s all about favours and who […]

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Mine police brutality.

On the early morning of Thursday 14th the community of Chaneng located on the North of Rustenburg had an eventful beginning to their day where by mother of Chaneng village headman (Nthoto Setshoane) came into the Kgotla office and took the Kgotla stamp that is needed to authorise important documents […]

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Failed C.S.R projects by Lonmin and Aquarius

Failed Mine Community Projects. by Chris Molebatsi and Alex Salang Mining Companies when they apply for rights  mining rights, make a lot of promises.. They agree to set up community projects to assist people in their socio economic development. They start projects but they don’t give these projects full support […]

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Mmaditlhokwa community relocated by Tharisa Minerals

By Rusty’s monitors and Mr J.J Mputle Mr Mthobeni Johannes Motlhoki a resident of Mmaditlhokwa relocated by Tharisa Minerals was interviewed by the Rustenburg Monitors. He said that “he came to settle in Mmaditlhokwa in and around 2006, he is a pensioner living as a celibate bachelor. He used to […]

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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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