Author: admin

Sand Mining in Ditwebeleng Village

By Mmathapelo Thobejane, Sekhukhune, Limpopo It’s that time of the year again when people make a living out of sand. Unemployment is one of the challenges we are facing in this area and during this season sand mining…

Read More »

Illegal sand mining continues in Limpopo.

Illegal sand mining continues in Limpopo. When there is no rain the sand becomes scarce and expensive. When it rains big commercial trucks come to destroy river banks harvesting sand, corroding rivers and disturbing the ecosystem balance. In…

Read More »

Sewage in Emalahleni, Mpumalanga

No Picture

On the 25th of February at Vosman under Emalahleni municipality in Mpumalanga the sewer was leaking that it filled the whole home, home dwellers could not come out of the house as it happened at night. The poor…

Read More »

Mt Frere Culture Clash

This was a tribal dance in the community of Ntsizwa in Mt Frere in December 2018 where there was a problem , the other village protested against it saying it is disturbing them and making a lot of…

Read More »

Empowering communities to tell their stories bears fruits

No Picture

  By Thokozile Mntambo   Government intervention is vital for waste industry https://ubumbanovoice.com/2018/11/governments-intervention-vital-in-the-waste-industry/ 2018.11.07   On the 7th of November I had an interview with Jozi FM where i aired my views on the significance of informal recycling…

Read More »

Land degradation worrying the Penhalonga community

No Picture

Press release                                                                                     4 December 2018 Penhalonga community devastated by land degradation Land degradation, food insecurity and water pollution in the Mutare river has led to loss of animal and human life in the gold mining village of…

Read More »

Diamond workers staying in squalid conditions

No Picture

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   the company’s profile. ZCDC, a diamond mining company is well…

Read More »

Thulani Snake Park community speaks out about xenophobic attacks.

No Picture

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…

Read More »

Government’s intervention vital in the waste industry

No Picture

Press release                                                                                     November 2018 Government’s intervention vital in the waste industry Community activists are calling for government to intervene in the waste pickers industry. The community of Thulani Snake Park informal settlement in Soweto wants the government…

Read More »

Digital activism key to galvanising communities

No Picture

Press release                                                                                     17 October 2018 Digital activism key to galvanising communities “Cellphones have become a critical tool to change lives in communities.”This was highlighted by community activists at the launch of the Ubumbano Voice Community Project in…

Read More »