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Diamond workers staying in squalid conditions

The houses made of timber accommodating ZCDC workers in Chimanimani  By Cosmas Sunguro The workers of Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) in Manicaland are living in squalid conditions with the sight of most housing blocks not positively portraying …

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Thulani Snake Park community speaks out about xenophobic attacks.

By Thokozile Mntambo Thulani is a community in South Africa with a population of 43000 and over 134 foreign nationals whose majority are shop owners around the area. Since 2014 there have been xenophobic attacks around the area…

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Teacher shot dead in full view of commuters

The deceased teacher   Update from KwaZulu Natal Christian Council Unidentified armed men opened indiscriminate gun firing at Port Shepstone taxi rank on the 10th of October 2018 resulting in the death of a teacher. According to a KwaZulu Natal Christian…

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Artisanal small scale mining providing a buffer from livelihood shocks

> Penhalonga has suddenly become a hive of activity By Llloyd Sesemani Like many young unemployed youths,23year old Talent Mutepfa from Tsvingwe surburb has joined several people participating in the Manicaland gold rush in a bid to survive…

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Making a living picking waste

Community Alerts By Thokozile Mntambo   Living in a community that is contaminated by mine waste radioactivity is not easy for the people of Thulani Snake park informal settlement in Soweto. People around the area are now making…

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Coal mining threatens the community of Vosman

Coal mining threatens the community of Vosman By Susan Moraba, Mpumalanga Action Monitors RDP house cracked by mine blasts Vosman eMalahleni Vosman in Emalahleni is an informal settlement area with Reconstruction and Development Programme (RDP) houses built for…

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Abahlali baseMjondolo condemns xenophobia

Abahlali baseMjondolo Press Statement Abahlali baseMjondolo condemns xenophobia Umuntu ngumuntu ngabantu (A person is a person through/because of other people) Unyawo alunampumlo (A person is a person whenever and wherever they find themselves) These are African proverbs that…

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