Limpopo Blog

The heavy rain that left people astray

Katlholo Merriam MokonyaneExtention 13 Phagameng (Modimolle Municipality) Limpopo Province27 October 2021 Heavyrain More water flowing into houses ,there are no proper roads that have Colbert/ water drainage to direct water to the small rivers and streams. The issue have been taken to the Mayor and as we are suffering with […]

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Conservation of our wetlands found within the villages.

20/10/2021Lolo MalatjiLephalale local municipality (Ga-Mocheko)Limpopo Wetlands serve as the source of drinking water for the wildlife animals and also for the domestic animals.In some areas around people also depend on wetlands for water to do domestic work. Even after the importance of our wetlands our community turn a blind eye […]

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Community demanding healthy environment

Makgoo VictoriaMorapaneng VillageFetakgomo Tubatse MunicipalityWard 1525 October 2021 #IgnorantLeaders On the 21 October I have manage to engage with the Ward Councillor about the issue of waste management in our area, he then referred us to the Local Municipality officials to see Community services providers because he don’t know any […]

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Lack of jobs brings poverty in our community

Mosamedi molinMogabane village22 October 2021 Unemployment and underemployment lies at the core of poverty. For the poor, labour is often the only asset they can use to improve their well-being. Hence the creation of productive employment opportunities is essential for achieving poverty reduction and sustainable economic and social development. It […]

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Mining tailing dams vs Rapholo River.

23/10/2021Moshabi SelowaMonametse Village, malengine section Atok In 2017 September Bokoni platinum mine under Anglo American platinum mine placed on care and maintenance. After mine acknowledged that Rapholo River is expanding towards their infrastructure being the tailing dams which are located at Atok and affects communities like Monametse, Maruping, Mphaaneng to […]

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Dumping next to Semene river

15 October 2021GaMogashoa village, SekhukhuneMakhuduthamaga Local MunicipalityBy Mmabore Mogashoa #Dumping Semene is a river supplying communities of Ward13 and those visiting the area with water. It is the only river that flows all year in ward13 even if the water quantity and quality has changed because of activities that takes […]

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Illegal waste dumping

30 September 2021Limpopo province,mokopaneMagongoa zone 2Mogalakwena MunicipalityPretty Ndaba ENVIRONMENTPeople of Magongoa zone 2 are expriencing a serious problem,since 2018 people don’t know where to dump their waste materials, since when there is no specifical place to throw their waste… They decided to dump their waste in the middle of houses […]

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Mining communities unite

Boitumelo ThobejaneLimpopo, SekhukhuneGreater Fetakgomo-Tubatse Municipality, Mototolong village Global Day of Action Uproot TheDMRE On 22 September 2021 mining affected communities from different areas in Limpopo gathered at DMRE in Polokwane to hand over memorandum. Communities are undermined and there are not taken seriously, communities suffer the consequences of the mining […]

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School children struggling with transport

John Taolo29 September 2021Hwashi Difagate LimpopoFetakgomo Municipal School children from Hwashi Difagate community have been struggling with school transport since early 2020 after the Corona virus was declared in the country. The children are traveling for more than 2 km to and from school. The nearby mine used to have […]

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