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No Water for Cape Town residents.

by Simon. Residents of the southern suburbs of Cape Town from Plumstead, Wynberg, Claremont to Mowbray had no running water from their taps from Thursday, 7 March to Friday morning 2019. This is because of bursting of the…

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The Voice of the Voiceless

By Angellah Mandoreba If a tree falls in a forest and no one saw or heard it fall, did the tree fall? What is your response to this teaser? Well it all depends on one’s interpretation. To some…

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CHWs Shutdown National Health Department

By Dorothy Mabelebele On the 5th of March 2019, Community Health Care Workers (CHWs) under the Gauteng Community Health Forum marched to the National Health Department in Pretoria against the fixed term contract that Carers recently received. CHWs…

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The working poor (Youth and Women in Mutare, Zimbabwe.)

By Juliet Gudhlanga, ZIMCODD/SEJA 06 March 2019 Acute foreign currency shortages in Zimbabwe have caused wage erosion. Even when employed, women and youths in Zimbabwe face poverty and related inequality. Evidence of long queues this week at foreign…

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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…

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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…

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Empowering communities to tell their stories bears fruits

  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…

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Diamond workers staying in squalid conditions

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…

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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

 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 Council’ source, the…

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