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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.

Platinum mining a guessing game for investors

As Anglo disposes of its Rustenberg mines, other companies are betting that the troubled metal will yield dividends further down the line.

‘Miners Shot Down’ an unequal representation of the bigger picture

Gillian Schutte takes a look at "Miners Shot Down", the first feature on the Marikana massacre, and asks where the missing links are.

Remember Marikana: Nine things you need to know

While the Farlam commission continues, the Marikana massacre has influenced everything from the families to art and politics. Let's take a look.

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Epic fail: Africa’s Fortnite battle

Forced onto the backfoot by poor ping and overseas servers, African gamers are getting creative in an attempt to play one of the biggest competitive games. In the second instalment of our gaming corner, we chat to some of the innovators

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