Marikana Massacre

Miners speak out against Sibanye

Not a year into buying Lonmin, Sibanye is accused of mistreating the mineworkers who were injured eight years ago during the Marikana massacre. But the platinum giant says it is a miscommunication. Athandiwe Saba and Paul Botes visit Marikana to find out the truth

Exclusion will continue to fuel corruption

The abuse of state resources is devastating for the poor but it opens a door for people who often have no other way of getting ahead

Still no money for Marikana wounded and arrested

The department of justice has failed to compensate miners for their losses

Police defence on Marikana falls flat

A report highlights inconsistencies that demand that the police should scrutinise their actions

Six years on, still no justice or closure for Marikana victims

As thousands of mining jobs are cut, families of striking workers slain in 2012 still await compensation and justice

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

Marikana massacre haunts May Day in Langa

Amendments to the Labour Relations Act, if passed by Parliament, have the potential to make protected strike action more difficult for workers

Amcu slams Cosatu for giving Ramaphosa the stage on Workers’ Day

The labour union has taken aim at trade federation Cosatu for allowing the president to address workers at their May Day celebration

Sibanye-Stillwater vows to start on a clean slate at Marikana

The mining company is in the process of buying out Lonmin and it has vowed to do things differently

Marikana: Top cops face murder rap

Families are anxious for answers as nine police officers appear in court over the massacre

Senior police officials to appear in court for Marikana massacre

​Nine senior police officials are to appear in connection with the Marikana massacre― more than five years after the tragedy occurred

Police to finally appear in court for Marikana murders

Nine police officers will appear in court on a number of charges including murder, attempted murder and defeating the ends of justice.

Latest

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs