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BURNING TIMBER FOR 24/7

DATE: 22/09/ 2021NAME: VUSI MABASOPLACE: KABOKWENIMUNICIPALITY: MBOMBELA LOCAL MUNICIPALITYPROVINCE: MPUMALANGA #TIMBERFACTORYMUSTPAY A Timber factory at Ngodini in Kabokweni next to Themba hospital, Mpumalanga Nursing College, Bugle Primary School and sorrounded by the community and a plaza is polluting non stop even during the day. The residents of Kabokweni and the […]

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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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Incomplete projects, deep holes turned into play ground for kids

20 September 2021Mahwelereng zone1Mogalakwena Local MunicipalityMokopaneBy: Mpho Tjale Tainama Civils was awarded the road and stormwater control contract in 2018 in Mahwelereng Zone1 and other parts of Hospital-view in Mokopane, and it was awarded by Mogalakwena Local Municipality. Tainama Civils has a history of not completing projects given to them […]

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ILLEGAL CONNECTIONS OF ELECTRICITY

DATE :15 September 2021NAME:Ronald Mhlakaza PLACE:VosmanMUNI :Emalahleni Local MunicipalityPROVI:Mpumalanga Province #IZINYOKANYOKA The community of Marikana is affected negatively, the whole area is connected to that one box and other houses are far from that box, you will find that they are stealing the connectection cables from each other and it […]

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Poor air quality

Date: 16 September 2021 Name: Ronald Mhlakaza Place:VosmanMunicipality: Emalahleni local municipalityProvince: Mpumalanga #DIRTYAIR I believe breathing is not a choice but something that we have to do in our daily lives but the Community of Vosman have found themselves having no choice but to breath polluted air every day,. The […]

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Air pollution awareness campaign

Date:15 -09- 21Name: Zamokwakhe ShabalalaPlace: NewcastleMunicipality: Dannhouser municipalityProvince: KwaZulu Natal #climatechange On 2019 we were doing a project to teach school children about air pollution that led us to climate change. Our purpose was to make children aware anout the dangers of inhaling the dust of coal mines (ikwezi mine […]

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Water confusion in the village

13 September 2021GaMogashoa village, SekhukhuneMakhuduthamaga Local MunicipalityBy Mmabore Mogashoa Water problem The construction of two water dams at Mogashoa Ditlhakaneng and Mogashoa Manamane have started and other households have water taps installed in their yards. Some of the villagers still collect water far from home and some buy from those […]

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Mobile clinic for the community

Makgoo VictoriaMorapaneng VillageFetakgomo Municipality07 September 2021 #Vaccinationday On the 7th of September 2021,the community from Morapaneng,Ditwebeleng,Dithabaneng and Leshwanyaneng got their Vaccines at Morapaneng nursery. It is so great to see youth and middle aged group from the Community who are interested in doing the right thing for themselves, even though […]

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No to Kwezi Mine’s operation

Date:31/08/2021Name:sibusiso zwaneVillage:Normanden farmMunicipality:Newcastle MunicipalityProvince:KwaZulu-Natal #RighttoSayNo In 2018 Kwezi Mine wanted to relocate Magayimbuzi residents without they concern. The mine also wanted to do it’s operation where there was graves of the resident’s four fathers.They were not promising to help them to relocate, pity again the mine owners were not even […]

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vaccination

30 August 2021Benerd NgomaneMalelaneNkomazi municipalityMpumalanga On the 27/08/2021 at Malelane people queed for vaccination.The mobile vaccination team is found in malls and towns around Nkomazi region. They loud-tell around.I never seen them at the rural areas since it is introduced for the 45 and below, that means those who afford […]

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