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By Thahasello Mphatsoe

Multimedia Journalist


WATCH: Residents’ lives still upside down months after Jagersfontein mine dam burst

Charlesvilles residents are afraid that they have been abandoned and forgotten after Jagersfontein disaster.


Charlesville residents are at an early stage of having their homes rebuilt after a mudslide from a local Jagersfontein mine dam burst on 11 September 2022. The now toxic-filled ghost town residents are still devastated from losing their homes and loved ones, and are afraid that they have been abandoned and forgotten.

Read article: Jagersfontein disaster: Promised aid and houses nowhere to be seen seven months later

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