LiveWire is a service that enables Grassroot users to generate and issue alerts on events occurring in their community, and have those be automatically composed (after human review) and sent as press releases to news desks. All alerts are listed here, forming a news feed of ground-level activity in South Africa's marginalized communities.

#LiveWire Flash Alert: SGB boycotting
17 Apr 2018

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Alert created by Zamafuze Ngcobo, who is a member of a group that has taken action 2 times.

#LiveWire Flash Alert: Stop and search
13 Apr 2018

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Kagiso SAPS visiting at tshepisong west doing stop and search,because of high crime that is happening at Tshepisong west.All over Tshepisong west if they find something with you they arrest without any questions.The community are very happy because they don't hear the guns at night .

Alert created by Maria, who is a member of a group that has taken action 7 times.

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#LiveWire Flash Alert: Abahlali baseMjondolo to hold a Summit on Land
12 Apr 2018

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Abahlali baseMjondolo Movement SA will hold summit on the land question at the Dennis Hurly Hall in Durban on the 14th -15th April 2018.

Alert created by Thapelo, who is a member of a group that has taken action 58 times.

#LiveWire Flash Alert: Mass Protest for dolomite report
11 Apr 2018

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Alert created by Mondli, who is a member of a group that has taken action 8 times.

#LiveWire Flash Alert: Burglary at Wiseman Cele High School
09 Apr 2018

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The high school in Tshepisong was broken into and computers were stolen. It is reported that this not the first time an incident like this happens.

Alert created by Maria, who is a member of a group that has taken action 7 times.

#LiveWire Flash Alert: Woman stabbed by drunk partner
08 Apr 2018

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Alert created by Thabang, who is a member of a group that has taken action 26 times.

#LiveWire Flash Alert: Metro Police Dismantle New Shacks
02 Apr 2018

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Alert created by Mondli, who is a member of a group that has taken action 1 times.

#LiveWire Flash Alert: Thembelihle Residents Grab Land
30 Mar 2018

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Alert created by Mondli, who is a member of a group that has taken action 8 times.

#LiveWire Flash Alert: SAFTU scrap new labor laws P Conference
19 Mar 2018

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South African Federation of Trade Unions SCRAP THE NEW LABOUR LAWS CAMPAIGN JOINT PRESS CONFERENCE TODAY The “Scrap The New Labour Laws" Campaign will be marching in Johannesburg on Wednesday 21 March, Human Rights Day, to remind this government that Workers’ Rights are Human Rights. The state is trying to take away our constitutional right to strike.  THEY MUST BE STOPPED! To announce its plan of counter-attack SAFTU and the SCRAP THE NEW LABOUR LAWS campaign invite the media to a joint press conference, the details of which are as follows: DATE: Monday 19 March 2018 TIME: 10h30 VENUE: SAFTU Head Office, JC Bez House, 34 Eloff Street (cnr Frederick), Johannesburg The fallout of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s ascension into office has begun. State capture has slipped from the grasp of the Guptas and into the familiar embrace of white monopoly capital which opened its pockets to see the end of Zuma’s misrule. Now it’s time for Ramaphosa to follow through on his pro

Alert created by Thami Hukwe, who is a member of a group that has taken action 12 times.

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#LiveWire Flash Alert: Truck hits electricity transformer and runs
17 Mar 2018

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At tshepisong west next to lethabong pub a truck from sab has made and accident with a electricity pole, now the hole community don't have power.the accident happened in the morning at 11:04 till now it hasn't came back.

Alert created by Maria, who is a member of a group that has taken action 7 times.