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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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…

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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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Sewage in Emalahleni, Mpumalanga

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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…

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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

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  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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Land degradation worrying the Penhalonga community

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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…

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Diamond workers staying in squalid conditions

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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.

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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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