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(7) Our Notes on the Sekhukhune District Municipality and Mining

Sekhukhune District Profile Location : Sekhukhune Municipal district in south-eastern part of Limpopo and is part of the Limpopo Province Municipalities : The Sekhukhune district is made up of four local municipalities :  Elias Motsoaledi LM, Ephraim Mogale LM, Makhuduthamaga LM and Fetakgomo Tubatse LM.The District is made up of […]

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(4) The Dumpster System of Collecting Waste in Sekhukhune

A Community Monitors Investigation into the Waste Crisis in Sekhukhune, October – November 2021 The only waste collection system that we see is Dumpsters on the main rood . Trucks collect the waste from these dumpsters and and take them to landfills . We investigated to check  why this system […]

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(3) Big Dumping Items – Baby Diapers and Beer Bottles

A Community Monitors Investigation into the Waste Crisis in Sekhukhune, October – November 2021 In our investigation we observed two items that made up a large part of the items dumped . This was Diapers and Bottles . We realised that the large amounts of dumping these items , was […]

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(2) What items are dumped and how does this affect the health of people and our environment

A Community Monitors Investigation into the Waste Crisis in Sekhukhune, October – November 2021 . What Items are dumped ? Waste from Homes – Plastic bottles (water, cold drinks , juices, cooking oil bottles) -Plastic ( detergents, medicines and cosmetics, toothpaste tubes) –Plastic bags from supermarkets and spaza shops –Milk […]

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(1) Where and how our community dumps their waste

We went around our villages and took geo located photos with our cell phones , to show how and where people got rid of their waste . We used these pictures and the map to help us understand what people dumped and how this would affect their health and the […]

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Manganese Mining in Luapula Province continues to be a nightmare and horror for communities living near mines

Nsama Musonda Kearns Luapula, Zambia While Copperbelt and North Western can point at some developments that have come out of commercial mining in terms of infrastructure and social corporate responsibility, Manganese Mining in Luapula has been a curse other than a blessing, because despite numerous tones of this base metal […]

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