Riverlea community we are family surrounded by mines and toxic tailing streams and dust

Community Alerts/Dawn Anderson/Soweto-Riverlia/03/03/18 I see the suffering of our people daily because I’m active in our community.   Illnesses in our environment is asthma, eczema, sinus I lost many friends to respiratory failure including my own brother. Non-smokers die of cancer and our community is known for all types of cancer and people are dying.   The …

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Community protest in relation to land

Community Alerts/Rapule Moiloa/Soweto-Diepkloof/01/03/18 Today the community of Diepkloof had a protest regarding these vandalized school, I posted about these school last month. Today residents want to make these vandalized school their home since land is taken by force, land and these broken classes are fought for by residents and today they showed their anger and …

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Communities are failed by both the private companies and the government 

Community Alerts/Rapule Moiloa/Soweto-Diepkloof/01/03/18 If in truth by putting the trees and planting of grass was making a difference, we could be talking a different language about these dumps. Local government, provincial government and national government would make the problems of communities affected by mines their priority not to garage the problems that we are facing as …

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Harmony is said to bring skills and radical change but says nothing on tailings which are affecting the community

Community Alerts/Thokozile Mntambo/Soweto-Snakepark/01/03/18 The councillor of Doornkorp Snake park. Posted on face book, that he was in workshop with Harmony gold mine. (the mine that owns the tailing) the workshop was about bringing skills and radical change in Snakepark. When I asked about the damage that the tailing is causing the community. I was told …

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