Vaal Blog

School food handlers

26-08-2020Palmsprings in the VaalRapule Moiloa I interviewed a woman who is a “school food handler” School food handlers have been in the front line since Covid 19 Cases and lock down and when schools opened and closed. “My name is Dikeledi and my work at the school is cooking for […]

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Not everyone receives the COVID R350

21-08-2020VaalRapule Moiloa Since the announcement that unemployed people will get R 350 for six months but to these day it’s not everyone who received the promised R 350. When these R 350 thing started people got text messages advising them to where to go to get the R 350 but […]

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Arcelor Mittal to soon appear in Vanderbjlpark Magistrate Court over AEL transgressions.

Community alerts, by Mduduzi Tshabalala, Free State-Vaal, Sebokeng, 2019 June 07, Arcelor Mittal to soon appear in Vanderbjlpark Magistrate Court over AEL transgressions. VEJA is planning to picket outside court and demonstrate on behalf of the people of Vaal, but also to celebrate this victory as it has been long […]

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DOA march

Community Alerts,by Mduduzi Tshabalala, Free State, Vaal, Sebokeng, May 2019 The DOA march just kicked off from P10 Rd in Lethabo. Climate Defenders are gathered to deliver a memo at Seriti Resources Pty Ltd. New Vaal Collieries. All in the name of awareness about climate change impacts caused by fossil […]

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Community preparations for public participation – Vaaloewer

Community Alerts, Mdu Tshabalala,Free State, Vaal, Sebokeng, 2019/03/02 This week VEJA Activists went to visit Vaaloewer informal settlement community to prepare them for the public participation with consulting company, and we found out that since it is end of the month week whereby most people have a lot of errands […]

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Life after coal campaign

Community Alerts, Mdu Tshabalala, Free State, Vaal, Sebokeng, 2019/03/13 Boom and Bust in the Waterberg. gW Report 2018 Life after Coal Campaign: gW, FoESA,ELA & CER. – PUSH BACK COAL Contributors: 2 individuals who wrote to the World Bank Inspection Pannel during the Medupi and Kusile loan. CoResearchers: Dr.V Munik; […]

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Sasol and Natref are silently continuing with their criminality on Off-Sets

Community Alerts/Mduduzi Tshabalala/VEJA-Vaal/23/01/19   Sasol and Natref are silently continuing with their criminality on Off-Sets, and today they host what they call a ‘Road Map’ in secret. Having been told by 1 of our comrade over the telephone “comrades where are you? Sasol and Natref are in the community telling […]

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The Sasolburg Air-Quality Monitoring Committee took it to the streets

Community Alerts/Mduduzi Tshabalala/VEJA-Vaal/21/01/19 The Sasolburg Air-Quality Monitoring Committee took it to the streets of ‘Top 5’ Chris Hani township in Zamdela, Sasolburg, early morning of Saturday 19th Jan ’19 and upon their own responsibility the group invited a Local Ward Councillor and community members on a clean up campaign arround […]

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