Mpumalanga Blog

Mine’s blasting dust is killing us

Date: 12/11/2021.Name: Ronald mhlakaza. Place: VosmanMunicipality: Emalahleni. Province:Mpumalanga #Airpollution. Mines that are around the whole Kwaguqa area especially Vosman when they regularly blust to extract the coal all the dust after the blasting it’s moving towards the communities that are near the mine, this area of Emalahleni the air it’s […]

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Mine’s blasting dust is killing us

Date: 12/11/2021.Name: Ronald mhlakaza. Place: VosmanMunicipality: Emalahleni. Province:Mpumalanga. #Airpollution. Mines that are surounding Kwaguqa areas especially Vosman when they regularly blast to extract the coal and all the dust after the blasting it’s moving towards the communities that are near the mine, this area of Emalahleni it’s being polluted by […]

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Abandoned mines become a Warzone

Date: 12/11/2021Name: Ronald mhlakaza Place:VosmanMunicipality: Emalahleni Province:Mpumalanga #warzone Unrehabilitated mines at Emalahleni where people go there to dig coal for home purposes and for selling the coal to the community, it’s now very dangerous for people to go and dig the coal they end up fighting each other over the […]

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The street of Middelburg turn into a dumping zone

Name:Gaynor MalepeDate:31-10-2021Place:MiddelburgMunicipality:Steve Tshwete Local MunicipalityProvince:Mpumalanga Middelburg used to be a smart city andthe municipal was the one of the bestmunicipal in South Africa.Now it turned into something else since the beginning of several strikes.The strikes highlights the concerns of the workers and the community.These included the removal of the Municipal […]

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The negetive effects of load shedding in the community

Date: 30 October 2021Name :Maria MadonselaProvince: mpumalangaManicipality: Emalahleni manicipality Since 2019 load shedding has impacted the community in a negative way not to mention poor parts of the community, such as the Extensions and townships. When Eskom decides to cut the lights by load shedding our life and finances are […]

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POOR PUBLIC CONSULTATION IN MINING

Benerd ngomaneMadadeni, MPNkomazi Municipality30/10/2021 On 15 October 2021, a meeting with the mine management, 3 DMR representatives, and 6 affected community representatives attended a meeting in connection with the relocation of the community living closer to the mine pit. The mine has been stopped from relocating the people due to […]

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DIRTY AIR FROM SUGAR CANE

DATE: 29 October 2021NAME: VUSI MABASOPLACE: BLOCK C NAASMUNICIPALITY: NKOMAZI LOCAL MUNICIPALITYPROVINCE: MPUMALANGA #STOPDEADLYAIR The sugar mill plant at block C Naas is become a thread to the people’s living near it The residents of Block C Naas and the neighbouring communities have started feeling it as the sugar compony […]

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REMEMBERING THE FALLEN ACTIVISTS HEROES

DATE: 29 October 2021NAME: VUSI MABASOPLACE: VOSMANMUNICIPALITY: EMALAHLENI LOCAL MUNICIPALITYPROVINCE: MPUMALANGA #STOPKILLINGACTIVISTS Tendelele Coal Mine has caused so much damage which ended up took lives of activists that fight for justice . Tendele Coal Mine is in Mtubatuba KwaZulu Natal(KZN) where it affects the people of Somkhele and Ophondweni and […]

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Unreliable electricity

Date: 15/10/2021Name: Ronald mhlakaza Place:VosmanMunucipality:Emalahleni municipality #poorelectricity Different Organisations (NGO’S) (CBO’S) (NPO’S) and Community members are engaging towards a better change the way forward to Just Transition move away from this Unreliable coal electricity that community of Vosman depends on it and it’s giving the community a lot of problems […]

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ILLEGAL MINERS FIGHT OVER COAL

Date: 10/q10/2021 -Name: Ronald mhlakaza -Place: Vosman -Munucipality: Emalahleni municipality -Province: Mpumalanga Illegal miners are fighting over old coal mines that is abundant by companies , illegal miners taking over those coal mines mining illegally now they are fighting over the coal everyone of them need a piece of a […]

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