Maryke Vermaak

‘Modimolle Monster’ guilty of stepson’s murder

The so-called "Modimolle Monster", Johan Kotzé, has been found guilty of killing Kotzé's ex-wife Ina Bonnette's son.

Legal Aid: Marikana funding not constitutional imperative

The funding of legal representation for the miners who were wounded and arrested in Marikana last year is not a constitutional imperative.

Zuma’s ‘murderous regime’ killed Marikana miners, says Malema

Expelled ANC Youth League president Julius Malema has criticised President Jacob Zuma and government over the Marikana massacre in August.

Mantashe: ANC to discuss provinces, youth league

ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe says the party's NEC will discuss the progress made in certain provinces, including work by the youth league.

Pistorius whimpers while lawyers relay his side of the story

Oscar Pistorius wept as he listened to his lawyer drawing the Pretoria Magistrate's Court back to his version of why Reeva Steenkamp was shot.

Mpofu: Marikana was redefined as criminal act

The strike at Lonmin's Marikana mine was redefined as a criminal act to allow for violence against the workers, the Farlam commission has heard.

NUM provided members with weapons at Marikana

The National Union of Mineworkers provided weapons so its members could protect themselves at Marikana, the Farlam commission of inquiry has heard.

Zuma proposes five-step land reform plan

President Jacob Zuma has a new land reform plan that includes the formation of district committees to assist in land distribution and financing.

Gold Fields negotiations due to resume

Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says discussions on reopening wage negotiations with striking mineworkers will begin on Thursday.

Slain boxing champion Corrie Sanders lauded

Former world heavyweight boxing champion Corrie Sanders died making the ultimate sacrifice, friend and public figure Darren Scott said.

Vavi vows Cosatu, Num will take mineworkers’ wage struggle forward

Zwelinzima Vavi says the Congress of South African Trade Unions and the NUM will take forward mineworkers' demands for better wages in all sectors.

NEC ‘paying attention to the Marikana situation’ says Mantashe

Gwede Mantashe has stated socio-economic issues were to blame for the Marikana tragedy and that the NEC are paying special attention to the event.

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