Tunatazama - Community Monitors

We breathe black dust from coal mines


Lorraine Kakaza , Mpumalanga, 16th June 2016.

Mines are doing terrible thing to people in the name of making profit. Peoples life is put danger due to dust that they inhale. They can’t wash their clothes because the dust is uncontrolled. When the mine truck off loads coal their houses are full if dust. They suffer from headaches ,coughing, some have have TB  and other respiratory diseases. This affects the communities that live around the  Glencore mine , Wondefontein Colliery (with black empowerment partners Msimbithi ,Mcebo ,Lithemba Resources.