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Last Friday community members protested in Blyvoor because the water supply to the former mining town had been cut. A part of the main water pipe to the village was also stolen by metal thieves. Some police members and members of the security company currently working in Blyvoor however found and retrieved the stolen pipes, and also cracked down on an illegal scrap metal dealer in the nearby Matariana Village.

Blyvoor protest due to water cut

Last Friday community members protested in Blyvoor because the water supply to the former mining town had been cut. A part of the main water pipe to the village was also stolen by metal thieves. Some police members and members of the security company currently working in Blyvoor however found and retrieved the stolen pipes, and also cracked down on an illegal scrap metal dealer in the nearby Matariana Village.
Since August 2013 when Blyvoor Mine was placed under provisional liquidation, conditions at the mine has gone from bad to worse. These photos were taken during a visit to some buildings stripped by illegal miners and metal thieves last year August.

Bad conditions at Blyvoor

Since August 2013 when Blyvoor Mine was placed under provisional liquidation, conditions at the mine has gone from bad to worse. These photos were taken during a visit to some buildings stripped by illegal miners and metal thieves last year August.
A large group, consisting mostly of pensioners from Khutsong and disabled people from the Rotalia Centre for mentally disabled people in Carletonville last week took part in a fun walk through Carletonville.

Fun Walk in aid of mental illness

A large group, consisting mostly of pensioners from Khutsong and disabled people from the Rotalia Centre for mentally disabled people in Carletonville last week took part in a fun walk through Carletonville.
A collection of images tweeted by journalists in KZN of the Xenophobic attacks making news headlines.

Xenophobic attacks in KZN

A collection of images tweeted by journalists in KZN of the Xenophobic attacks making news headlines.

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