Soweto Riverlea Blog

Construction company leaves a life threatening hole in playgrounds and community attempts to cover up for the safety of their children

Community Alerts/Thokozile Mntambo/Soweto-Gauteng/19/01/18 This picture was taken today at snake park block 1. but this whole was left there since from last year. The is a construction company that came fixing the sewage pipes, but they did not complete the job. As they left these huge holes around the playing […]

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Streets flooded with rubbish as major terminates Jozi@work contract

Community Alerts/Thokozile Mntambo/Soweto-Gauteng/06/01/18 This morning when came back from my holidays. When arrived at my neighborhood Snake park. I found the streets flooded with rubbish.  When I asked why is this happening I was told that ” Mashaba (the mayor) has killed the Jozi@work program decided to replace it with […]

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Community Alerts/Katie/Riverlea/ 21 November 2017 Central Rand Gold George Harrison Park This is a picture taken at the George Harrison Park. It is the first Mine Shaft in Johannesburg and more than one hundred years old.The Shaft was recently closed and shortly after, illegal miners were discovered entering the Shaft […]

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Community Alerts/ California/ Diepkloof/ 21 November 2017 I am going to talk about how dust affected me and another granny. Last year I went to clinic I meet another grandmother there we were having eyes problem so that granny she use to go around selling socks and caps so when […]

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Community Alerts/ Rapule/ DiepKloof/ 21 November 2017 Mogase view is located in Diepfloof zone4 and these houses are build on mining dump and these side of Diepfloof is named after the councillor not knowing if he is getting something for his name Mr Legodi bought a house in mogase view […]

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Community Alerts/ ThokO/ SnakeparK/ 21 November 2017 Today and everyday I wake in a dusty environment. Inhaling a toxicated dust which contains heavy metals such as uranium, arsenic, cobalt, copper. Iam shocked that some the monitors who came with us for the tour. Could not even sleep cause the had […]

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Community Alertrs/Xolisa/21 November 2017 Yesterday I realized that snakepark is the most under developed area after taking the tour, there are no filling stations no shopping complexes nor business going on and I believe its because of the problems we have with this mine dump, by xoliswa

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