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: Angry community going to councillor's house
24 May 2018

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

#LiveWire Flash Alert: accident at main reaf road
19 May 2018

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Alert created by Maria, who is a member of a group that has taken action 88 times.

#LiveWire Flash Alert: Service delivery protest
18 May 2018

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Alert created by Thembani Zwane, who is a member of a group that has taken action 5 times.

#LiveWire Flash Alert: Ward 128 electricity disaster
17 May 2018

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Community of Tshepisong and Tshepisong West suffer because of electricity ,some since last year even today they don't have electricity. Since this passed week the community suffered regarding electricity and when they report to councillor she gives them wrong reference numbers. So the community collected some money to fix for themselves because city power is falling the community of ward 128 and the councillor doesn't do anything. If they call city power it takes five days or more to come and help the community.

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

#LiveWire Public Gathering: COMMUNITY STRIKE AGAINST PAKISTANS
11 May 2018

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

#LiveWire Flash Alert: SHACK ON FIRE AT EATONSIDE
09 May 2018

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Alert created by MAMOFOKENG, who is a member of a group that has taken action 3 times.

#LiveWire Flash Alert: GUNSHORTS YESTERDAY AFTERNOON,AND DEAD CHILD
08 May 2018

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Alert created by cllr saba, who is a member of a group that has taken action 5 times.

#LiveWire Flash Alert: Shack burn down by on and off electric
08 May 2018

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A men left home forgetting to switch of the plugs.Later neighbours call him that his shack was demolished by fire,the course was the electricity goes on and off,he lost all he's belongings.The community leaders are helping to contribute to help.

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

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#LiveWire Flash Alert: Strike about land
03 May 2018

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Community leaders in Mnandini, Tshepisong West will be embarking on strike action regarding land. They have been living there for 18 years in shacks with no services or a word from the city regarding plans for them from the city and are going to Johannesburg high court on Tuesday. The community is angry that the councilor is not assisting them and have decided to take to the streets. The strike will start on Friday till further notice.

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

#LiveWire Flash Alert: Police and solar thieves
01 May 2018

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