NorthWest

Cloud of dust covering the community

Steven RamokhulaIkemeleng KroondalRustenburg local municipality 2021 November 24 Ikemeleng community is in Kroondal outside of Rustenburg. It is located in in the middle of mining cooperations. There are 2 tailing dams that are less than 100m away from the community. These tailing dams release a large amount of dust to […]

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The Mining community tour

Phindile NgobeniMarikana group fiveNorth West20 November 2021 On the 17 November .After rustenburg tour was organised by benchmarks foundation staff Brown, David and Chris. I interviewed a man who used to own a building material at RDP marikana. I asked him why he closed it, he said after marikana strike […]

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poor service delivery

Tshepo MmusiJouberton LocationMatlosana municipalityNorth West province02 November 2021 In the previous weeks we saw how politicians having moving from one house to next canvassing for votes. Every street corner there would be gatherings of different political parties and groups rallying support for local government elections. Members of our communities have […]

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gangster’s paradise

Tshepo MmusiJouberton LocationMatlosana local municipalityNorth West province02 November 2021 In previous alerts sent regarding gangsterism it was reported how different gangs are fighting for any means to have income. These gangs have been fighting for territory in order to commit crime without any disturbances. We saw how these gangs were […]

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Impala expansion

Tumi MokgatlePhokeng VillageRustenburg Local MunicipalityNorth West Province31 October 2021 Impala recently announced that they are negotiating with Royal Bafokeng Platinum which is supposedly owned by black owned company called Royal Bafokeng Holdings which is the investment wing of the Bafokeng community. The announcement comes as a shock to my community […]

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Covid 19’s absence during party campaigns

Tumi MokgatlePhokeng VillageRustenburg Local MunicipalityNorth West Province31 October 2021 Covid 19 virus seems to be forgotten as political parties race for the last time provided to campaign. The past two weeks of October has seen various forms of campaigning from parties to get votes As they campaign they have forgotten […]

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Stop abusing farm dwellers

30/11/2021Petrus MosheMatlosana MunicipalityNorthwest The Catholic Justice and Peace of Klerksdorp has embarked upon massive labor practices around. The project was to check if farm owners adhere to labor practices, basic conditions and health and safety for workers.The intended project has swifted the specific objective:The anticipated goal around discussion, only painful […]

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violence preceding elections

Makhotla Sefuli27th October 2021Matjhabeng local municipalityWelkom October is coming to an end and that also brings to conclusion the transport month.As we celebrate the transport month we also need to acknowledge that transport is the backbone of the economy. This year we celebrate the transport month in the backdrop of […]

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The dwindled dream of Gold by the Mwinilunga People

Shikamo EliackNorth western province of Zambia 27/04/2020 The Mining industry has been a determined industry. The fear of Covid-19 is no way near there minds. They plan everyday and invest everyday.This surprises me on how they deal with fear amidst the pandemic while the alternative if the environment are all […]

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