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Phomolong, Welkom: Sewage Stream

For over seven years the community of Phomolong has suffered with sewage spills. This takes place just outside the office of the Municipality. At the entrance of Phomolong, a location in the small town of Henneman, twenty minutes outside Welkom, one is welcomed by the unpleasant smell of sewage to […]

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Fraud and Corruption the Cause of Health Crisis

The Free State Health Department is in a crisis. The MEC of Health, Benny Malakoane has been accused of mismanagement, fraud and corruption by community organisations. Community health workers have taken the Department to court claiming unfair dismissal. Residents spoke out about the problems in the health system in a […]

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CSI is this a Lie ?

Mines take a lot out of the community, but do they give anyting back. Mining corporations in South Africa boast that they are giving back to the community by  investing in the developmental projects. From the commnunity we hear about their frustration in getting help from mines for their small […]

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Capital Flight is Holding Africa Back

By By Sobantu Mzwakali   It is has become most people’s interest to focus on how to create progress in African economies but they tend to turn a blind eye on key concepts that victimise the progress; trade mispricing and tax evasion. Sobantu Mzwakali, an activist from GUBICO in Free State, […]

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#CUT 12 by Mzwadile Cobo

From many protests in our country to protest within our University of the Central University of Technology. Ever since I was a student there it was not the first time such protest took place. It’s either protest for the free increment or the system that fails to protect Black Students. […]

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Job challenge 101by Maditaba Matsela

There is a high need for jobs in the Gold-Mining Communities that has increased rapidly in the last 5 years, especially here in Matjhabeng is rather difficult and heavy for many young black and white South Africans.  People all over Matjhabeng seem to have lost hope in the Mining Sector.  […]

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