PACSA launches the Youth Street Survivors (YSS) program

The Pietermaritzburg Agency Community Social Action (PACSA), working within uMgungundlovu Municipality has launched its new Youth programme, called the Youth Street Survivors program. The launch event was held on the 20th of June 2019, at the Mandela Park…

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Boy loses life due to irresponsible mining activity

by Vusi aka Mabaso On Sunday the 7th of July 2019, around 1500hrs at Vosman under Emalahleni Local Municipality in Mpumalanga Province, when a 17 year old boy playing street soccer with friends, their ball fell inside the…

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Communities abused by mining companies stand up for their rights.

by Simon Vilakazi On 29 May 2019, community representatives from Lutsvil in Northern Cape, South Africa, were at the Cape Town High Court to listen to a case between themselves and the Australian mining company. This is the…

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Training workshop on climate change and environment in Sophia Town

By John-Paul Roberts On Saturday 10 May a training workshop was held by Green Anglican and the Johannesburg Anglican Environmental Initiative at St Joseph’s Diocesan Centre in Sophia Town. The purpose of the workshop was to familiarise Youth…

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Illegal mining activities destroy houses in Newcastle

By Nothando Dube Illegal mining in Newcastle at Blaaubosh has destroyed some of the community houses. These illegal miners started to operate in this place in 1984 till now. Those people dig coal and sand they use to…

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Crime in schools

People of Gamogashoa village have been shocked by the latest crime that happened at Mogashoa Primary School and Motlake Creche in April 2018. At Motlake Creche thieves cut a whole in the fence to get inside the premises,…

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Water scarcity in some parts of Mogashoa village

Water is a basic need and people can’t live without water. On the 7th of  May 2019 at Mogashoa village under Makhuduthamaga Local Municipality, Limpopo province in South Africa, some of the village members have to take wheelbarrow…

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Environmental Crisis Dialogue in Mpumalanga Highveld

On the 24th of April 2019, in Mpumalanga Highveld under Emalahleni Municipality, people held the Environmental Crisis Dialogue with relevant stake holders from provincial and municipal governance,SAPS , Law enforcement, schools (primary and secondary ),TUT, churches, political parties,…

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Coal mining companies exploiting communities

by Simon Vilakazi Coal mining companies exploiting communities with impunity in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal. The coal mining companies are taking advantage of vulnerable communities in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Province of South Africa. In Newcastle, KZN, people wake up in the…

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March by affected communities by Ikhwezi Mine

By Nothando Dube in Newcastle On 20 March 2019, affected communities by a coal mine at Kliprand farm in Newcastle marched to Ikhwezi Mining Company. The mine started to operate on this place in June 2018 and the…

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