Empumelelweni

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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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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FOLLOW UP MARCH TO DMRE

DATE: 22 /09/ 2021NAME: VUSI MABASOPLACE: VOSMANMUNICIPALITY: EMALAHLENI LOCAL MUNICIPALITYPROVINCE: MPUMALANGA #DMREMUSTFALL In September 2019 VEM arranged a march to the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy which was attended by many Environmental Organizations in the presence of law enforcement and journalists. The problem that lead us to march was […]

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Backyard food garden

2021 04. 30Vosman (Emalahleni)Vusi Mabaso (VEM) Emalahleni the place of coal has been hit by the covid 19 pandemic where by many people lost their jobs which resulted to hunger and suffering to many communities.Vukani Environmental Movement decided to lay a hand by asking help to other organizations for seedlings […]

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Community Conflict over jobs

Phola/Ogies v/s Witbank.2020/08/14.Empumelelweni Emalahleni.Mbethe Thembisile. On the 12th of August 2020 the people in the community of Phola/Ogies decided to strike for employment of Witbank community members in the mines that are allocated in & around Phola/ogies. Phola/Ogies community barricaded the mines entrance so that the employees from Witbank cannot […]

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