Marikana massacre

 
'Cut-and-paste' report invalid, says Phiyega
'Cut-and-paste' report invalid, says Phiyega
When the presidency moved this week to implement the recommendations of the Farlam report on the Marikana massacre, suspended national police...
Presidency says government ready to compensate Marikana victims
Presidency says government ready to compensate Marikana victims
More than four years after the massacre, the Presidency announced on Sunday that government is ready to compensate families of the Marikana victims....
Who wants to dwell on Marikana? Certainly not some of our insensitive politicians
Who wants to dwell on Marikana? Certainly not some of our insensitive politicians
This week saw an important anniversary in our country’s history. I am referring, of course, to August 16 1997, when Bafana Bafana beat the...
#RememberMarikana: the miners killed at Marikana on 13 and 16 August 2012
#RememberMarikana: the miners killed at Marikana on 13 and 16 August 2012
This list was compiled by the Socio-Economic Rights Institute of South Africa ( SERI). It is...
Spike Lee's 'Do The Right Thing' is as relevant as ever in the wake of Marikana & BLM
Spike Lee's 'Do The Right Thing' is as relevant as ever in the wake of Marikana & BLM
For a black film and media student at the University of Cape Town, Spike Lee’s 'Do The Right Thing' (1989) was a revelation. I watched it on a...
Spy claims imperil mine wage talks
Spy claims imperil mine wage talks
The startling claim that a former Lonmin Platinum employee doubled as a state spy in 2012 has caused a wave of distrust to wash over the platinum...
Mining is in decline and SA must find renewable options
Mining is in decline and SA must find renewable options
MINING For many years now, even during the economic “boom” years of the Mbeki administration with its promises of trickle-down...
Phiyega mustn't be spared testimony by Marikana survivors and widows – lawyers
Phiyega mustn't be spared testimony by Marikana survivors and widows – lawyers
Survivors of the 2012 Marikana massacre and the families of those killed will not be reduced to silent witnesses in the Claassen Board of Inquiry,...
State's merry-go-round on Marikana compensation
State's merry-go-round on Marikana compensation
In September last year President Jacob Zuma announced that instead of going to court, government was considering initiating an alternative dispute...
Phiyega’s judgment day looms
Phiyega’s judgment day looms
An entire month was set aside to determine whether suspended police commissioner Riah Phiyega was fit to hold office. In the end, after 12 hours of...
Phiyega's email exposes her deceit
Phiyega's email exposes her deceit
Suspended national police commissioner Riah Phiyega tried to undermine the investigation into police killings at Marikana killings from the outset...
Claassen inquiry: 'National management' ordered advance on Marikana miners, says witness
Claassen inquiry: 'National management' ordered advance on Marikana miners, says witness
A police captain told the Claassen inquiry on Wednesday that orders to embark on a tactical operation to move in on protesting Marikana miners,...

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