Special Report


The M&G has been tracking the violence and dissent at Marikana. Read our coverage on this and the shootings that killed more than 40 at Lonmin.


Phiyega must resign - Friedman

Political analyst Steven Friedman says Riah Phiyega should quit and political parties welcome the findings and recommendations of the Marikana report.

Zuma releases Marikana report

President Jacob Zuma on Thursday night read a summary of the report on the Marikana massacre by the Farlam Commission.



Marikana report: Families left in the dark

The M&G visited Marikana where families of the slain miners scrambled at the last minute to hear Zuma’s report into the death of their loved ones.


After Marikana: A dead miner's journey home

Marikana massacre survivor Lungani Mabutyana was found hanged in May. We travel with the miner's body to his family home for the funeral.


Mourning in Marikana

Marikana mourned the loss of their loved ones, while Malema used the opportunity to do some political bandstanding.


M&G video analysis: Lonmin crisis

Police claim innocence, Jacob Zuma is disappointed and Julius Malema used the Lonmin tragedy for his own agenda. Phillip de Wet analyses the shootings
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