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Community Alerts/Moshabi Selowa /Sekhukhune-Limpopo/17 Oct 17

She is a young 30 years old lady from Monametsane community next to Um2 shaft, under Fetakgomo/Tubatse Limpopo province at Sekhukhune, who is affected by the situation of the mine being placed under “Maintenance and Care”. her name Dimakatso Pilusa she is shocked today when she washes her clothes with brownish water from the pipe supplied by Bokoni platinum. The JoJo tank which she uses to store water was disconnected due to reason that it needed to be cleaned.
She says that water tastes salty. The river which they were depending on is now dry. The dust from tailing dams covers their their clothes on line during the drying up.