Community Alerts/ Dawn Anderson/Riverlea-Soweto/ 20/08/18 Riverlea Johannesburg dumping is a big problem on every corner or open space the culprits just don’t care about our environment. The residents are concerned about the stench, flies and soon mosquitoes to invest  the area. Residents are on the lookout for the culprits and the blame seems to fall …

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Neglected livestock a serious problem

Community Alerts/ Rapule Moiloa/ Diepkloof-Soweto/29/07/18 Township farmers must stop keeping life stock because they doing a pretty bad job in that department. This picture was captured yesterday when I was in Dube and it shows how bad local farmers treat their livestock. It’s bad enough for livestock feeding alongside dump sites, drinking water contaminated and …

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Overloaded electricity grid causes a nightmare for residents after 5 PM

Community Alerts/ Dawn Anderson/ Riverlea-Soweto/25/07/18 Many are using heaters and people are cooking as they from work. Daily  power failures is a concern,  it’s affecting our sick living from the oxygen machines. Some homes house two to eight shacks in their backyards without additional circuit breakers, the power box cannot handle so much electricity use. …

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Community Alerts/ Dawn Andeson/ Rivelea-Sowet/24/07/18 Riverlea  Johannesburg a voter interaction sheet is to be completed in every household. Issues raised mining,  housing, health, air pollution, employment Survey questions asked : 1.  Is South Africa going in the right direction. 2.  Do you think the winning party can bring the change we need 3.  Do you …

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Replacing an informal settlement with another

Community Alerts/ Rapule Moiloa/Diepkloof-Soweto/14/07/18   13-07-2018 Motswaledi informal settlement started with a few shacks and more and more shacks filled the place behind Chris Hani hospital. These happened because many people came from different parts of the country to come settle in Gauteng and many found themselves homes at those shacks. Later in the years …

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