Author: Bobby

The Housing Crisis in the Mining Areas By Bushy Thlakaneng

I raise this observation and frustration, as a Vaal Reefs resident, on behalf of thousands of mine workers and ex-mine workers. The state president has given and reiterated the deadline for mining houses to come clean in terms of building houses and improving the living conditions of hosting communities in […]

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Kanana Youth Protests Force Mines to Employ Them By Seun Motsumi

Previously, there had been multiple and different issues involving the mines Orkney town under the Matlosana municipality. Some of these issues were those regarding how the mines were supposed to be helpful to communities (Corporate Social Responsibility), to communities around which they operate, there are deteriorating health conditions of former […]

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My Brother suffered silicosis By Teboho Grabie

In my community of Kanana, I often heard people talking about Silicosis, and told myself that it a disease just like many more others. Quite often we as people are ignorant and do not bother to understand problems which are affecting other people, we are mainly concerned about ourselves and […]

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