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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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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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Terrible blast in Vosman

by Vusi aka Mabaso On Thursday the 14th of March 2019, one of the seven mines at Vosman under Emalahleni Municipality (ELM) in Mpumalanga South Africa had a terrifying blast that shaked houses. In less than five minutes…

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Fire left people homeless in Woodstock, Cape Town

By Simon Vilakazi People in Woodstock, Cape Town were left homeless after fire gutted parts of their residential building, Victoria Centre, on the 16th of March 2019. The fire made the building inhabitable to the tenants. When residents…

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Women in mining speak

By Sophia Takuva Women miners and community monitors from Runde Rural District council gathered at Pote hill Hotel in Zvishavane, Zimbabwe on 6 March 2019 for a workshop convened by Centre for Conflict Management and Transformation to deliberate…

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Natural Resource Curse: The case of Kusena community, Marange.

By Juliet Gudhlanga Capitalism and neo liberal policies have catalysed poverty and inequality in resource extraction. In Zimbabwe, the discovery of Marange diamonds since 2002 has presented a clear case of the Dutch disease presented by natural resources…

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