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The Mining community tour

Phindile NgobeniMarikana group fiveNorth West20 November 2021 On the 17 November .After rustenburg tour was organised by benchmarks foundation staff Brown, David and Chris. I interviewed a man who used to own a building material at RDP marikana. I asked him why he closed it, he said after marikana strike […]

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(Podcast) Artisanal Mining, Blessing and A Curse , Part 2 – Sekhukhune, South Africa

  Artisanal Mining, A Blessing and A Curse, Sekhukhune South Africa By Mmathapelo Thobajane Voice note 1 Hello I am Mmathapelo Thobajane , I am an activists in the Bench Marks Community Monitors school and a member of SEJN. Community Monitors have been monitoring the new “illegal” chrome mining activities […]

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Pennyville flats built in mine dumps is pure compromise to residents health

Community Alerts/Rapule Moiloa/Soweto-Gauteng/22/02/18 These are beautiful flats in Pennyville next to Noorgesig and residents well-being is also comprised because these flats are build along side the dump These flats are not the same as the ones build by government though both these flats and RDP houses, bond houses are on […]

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What is Tunatazama?

Tunatazama (We are Watching) Building a network of communities in Southern Africa living near mines The minerals below our earth are a source of great wealth but for the people of our region it is the cause of great suffering and destruction. Government leaders say that mining will grow, our […]

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