Tunatazama - Community Monitors

The killer mine shaft is being demolished, 12 years and 2 deaths later.

Meshack Mbangula , EEO, 24th June 2016

Shaft 5 the abandoned mine shaft mine is being demolished by the government. This mine belonged to Vlakfontein Mine. It was not rehabilitated since the Sixties. In 2009 two nine-year-old school children drowned here. The community engaged government and nothing was done for 12 years.Meshack Shaft 15 20160624aWe believe that by destroying the building and securing and rehabilitating the land , it will ‎make our community of Kwa Thema safe