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 30 at Lonmin.


Cops knew Marikana miners used muti

Police officers knew a substance thought to be muti was given to striking Marikana mineworkers, the Farlam commission of inquiry has heard.


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.


Malema addresses Lonmin

Listen to Julius Malema as he uses the Lonmin tragedy to lambaste President Jacob Zuma and Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa.


Road to Mangaung: The Lonmin chapter

The Lonmin shooting has cost Zuma dearly, with Juju calling on him to resign - and divisions have begin to emerge within Cosatu too, on the Road to Mangaung.
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