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Bomb scare at parliament

The bag suspected of containing a bomb belonged to a parliamentary staff member and was harmless

‘Justice for Marikana will only be served if we see Ramaphosa behind bars’ – Amcu president

The mineworker union’s Joseph Mathunjwa spoke at the ten-year anniversary of the massacre

Eskom: Stage two load-shedding tonight

Continued blackouts highly likely on Wednesday and Thursday, the energy entity added

Marikana: There should have been disciplinary proceeding, says Ian Farlam

The chair of the commission of inquiry says a personal apology from Cyril Ramaphosa would help families of the dead to heal

The Mail & Guardian’s first documentary is on Marikana. This is why

Fathers talk about their regret for sending their sons to the mines, wives speak about coming to terms with the death of their husbands

Fraser broke the law because Zuma is not terminally ill, SCA hears

Legal teams argued that the only remedy was for Zuma to return to prison, but his advocate countered that at this late stage, it would amount to a fresh sentence

Fraser argues he could overrule parole board on ‘terminally ill’ Zuma

The supreme court of appeal asked how it could accept this when the medical reports had been redacted

Defence minister Thandi Modise in Moscow for security conference

Discussions about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine are absent from the official programme

Seriti Mine accused of exhuming graves without consent of families

Families of the dead said they did not agree to the exhumations and now want the remains returned so that they can be reburied

Covid-19 has led to an increase in depression, mental illness and heart attack risk in South Africa

There has been an unprecedented structural shift in disease patterns, which has highlighted unequal access to healthcare

A tale of a bru like no other

Sihle Magubane talks about his journey from being a gardener and a barista to owning a coffee roastery

Police take bribes from artisanal miners, West Rand residents say

The police say that allegations of complicity by some officers in the service are common and called for people to come forward with evidence

Report: Police action, policy responses to artisanal mining ‘misguided’

The report by the Enhancing Africa’s Response to Transnational Organised Crime found that current enforcement and policy responses, which criminalise artisanal miners, “are misguided, counterproductive and ignore the poverty and socioeconomic drivers behind the phenomenon”

Police ‘ignorance’ of law stalls rape investigations

Limpopo police are apparently unaware they can use the home affairs department’s database to track suspected criminals

R36-billion: The economic cost of gender-based violence

A new report delves into the view that the private sector is key to combatting violence against women and recommends that companies should include their efforts in corporate reports

Whistleblower helps SIU in diamonds corruption raid

The SIU alleges fraud and graft in state mining company's procurement

Specialised task force to combat illegal mining in South Africa

Police and minerals department tell briefing a specialised team will be appointed in each province to fight illegal mining

WATCH: The Costly Impact of GBV

New research report delves into assertions that the private sector is the missing link in the fight against gender-based violence
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