Author: Phetolo Phatsibi

By PHETOLO PHATSIBI The Makana Municipality has breached a court order by the Makana High Court demanding that they clear seven illegal dumpsites by Wednesday, 29 September. Just two of the dumpsites have been cleared so far. On 9 September, the High Court ruled in favour of the Ezihangweni Street Committee and Mary Waters High School. It declared unconstitutional the Makana Municipality’s failure to manage illegal dumpsites and protect┬áthe community’s right to a healthy environment. The court ordered the Makana municipality to remove the waste from the seven identified illegal dumpsites within 14 days of the court order and move…

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