Marikana

 
Rapacious miners unmasked
Rapacious miners unmasked
When Bishop Jo Seoka addressed the annual meeting of BASF shareholders in 2015 in Mannheim, Germany, write Maren Grimm and Jakob Krameritsch,...
Axed branch leaders take on ‘dictatorial’ national leaders
Axed branch leaders take on ‘dictatorial’ national leaders
Ousted branch leaders are taking their battle with the “autocratic” leadership of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu)...
Still no money for Marikana wounded and arrested
Still no money for Marikana wounded and arrested
More than 250 people who were shot and arrested during the Marikana massacre in 2012 are angered by the department of justice’s failure to make...
​Gunn-Salie sculpts the presence of the past
​Gunn-Salie sculpts the presence of the past
Seventeen figures crouch, headless and handless. There’s singing. Sounds of gunshots usher in expressions of mourning and memory. Upon looking at...
Police defence on Marikana falls flat
Police defence on Marikana falls flat
On the eve of the sixth anniversary of the Marikana massacre, an independent report revealing details about what happened at the “small koppie”...
Six years on, still no justice or closure for Marikana victims
Six years on, still no justice or closure for Marikana victims
It has been described as the worst act of South African police brutality since the end of apartheid. On the afternoon of August 16 2012, some 34...
‘Miners did not shoot at police’ – new Marikana report
‘Miners did not shoot at police’ – new Marikana report
Six years after the Marikana massacre, it has emerged that striking mine workers did not attack police at “the small koppie”, despite police...
The dead and the forgotten
The dead and the forgotten
The families of victims who were murdered in the run-up to the Marikana massacre have been excluded from compensation discussions and are pleading...
A little light shines for Marikana
A little light shines for Marikana
After six years the widows of mineworkers massacred by police in Marikana in 2012 have finally signed loss of support settlement agreements with...
Mathunjwa purges rivals in shake-up
Mathunjwa purges rivals in shake-up
Associated Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) president Joseph Mathunjwa has executed another big purge within his union and is intent on...

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