On the 28th- 29th we attended a workshop hosted by act alliance.

Community Alerts/Thokozile Mntambo/Snakepark-Soweto/30/08/2018   Act alliance is deeply rooted in the communities it serves, it is always on the front line addressing systematic poverty, supporting survivors of disasters, wars and conflicts, training rural communities in sustainable agricultural techniques, helping people to adapt to environmental change, and influencing government and other key decision makers to safeguard …

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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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