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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This is an overall view of Motswaledi settlement in Diepkloof not far from University of Johannesburg

Community Alerts/Rapule Moiloa/Diepkloof-Soweto/23/07/2018 These place stated as an informal settlement which today there are RDP houses that are situated next to companies such as coca cola and people from that area get employment from the companies. The sad part is these houses are built on wetland and the sewage system is bad because water from …

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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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Grazing land the greatest problem

Community Alerts/Rapule Moiloa/Diepkllof-Soweto/12/07/18 (I took these pics on the 10th of July 2018 from Mahikeng in the Northwest in Ventersdorp) If the government departments like the department of environmental, planning and monitoring, agriculture land were supporting the local farmers in Soweto and other places were communities are affected by mines by finding a good place …

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