Marikana Shootings

What Bernie Sanders needs to learn from black voters in South Africa

Senator Sanders must explicitly demonstrate that a US government that can guarantee universal healthcare is the best path to building long-term black wealth

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

#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).

State’s merry-go-round on Marikana compensation

Six months into negotiations with government, the Marikana victims are frustrated at lack of progress and feel that government tries to divide them.

The ‘great unwashed’ grow tired of the cycle of injustice

The Marikana inquiry shows how the state and capital collude to shaft society's poorest.

Letters to the editor: June 26 to July 2 2015

Readers write in about climate change, capital export and Marikana.

Presidency defends Zuma’s Marikana remarks

President Jacob Zuma's comments about Marikana did not mean he condoned the shooting to death of 34 mineworkers, the presidency said.

Marikana will always stalk Ramaphosa

The politician remains vulnerable in the quest to hold those responsible to account.

Constitution the winner in EFF victory

A high court ruling highlights how Parliament's presiding officers fail to act impartially.

Marikana massacre report handed to Zuma

The president will "prioritise" consideration of the report when he returns to SA - but rights groups want the findings to be made public quickly.

Swaziland miners and police in ‘Marikana style’ face-off

Striking workers at a mine in Swaziland linked to the ANC fear that a strong police presence could lead to a second Marikana.

Amcu: We’re not the villains of the Marikana massacre

Lawyers for the union argued at the Farlam commission that it was a myth perpetuated by Lonmin that union rivalry was the main cause of the slaughter.


The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories