Marikana

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

Lest we forget: Marikana’s fallen

We must remember the 44 people killed and 78 injured in main part to prevent such actions being repeated

The Portfolio

"The photographs in the series act as a symbol of, or a witness to, the economic imbalance that exists in contemporary South Africa, where people increasingly inhabit contrasting economic realities."

What comes after nationalism in Africa? A luta continua

There are a number of cases in the past decade where Africans have managed to push the conversation beyond liberal reforms...

Citizens ache for new form of politics

Talking about a revolution is fitting given the state’s performance over the past 25 years

Mathunjwa retains Amcu presidency

All positions up for nominations at the union's national elective congress were uncontested

Amcu congress is not about contestation — Mathunjwa

All five positions up for nominations are uncontested, pending nominations from the floor

‘Amcu congress will show that union is democratic’ — general secretary

The union last held an elective congress in 2013

​On hope and the death of nostalgia in South Africa

If South Africa is neither hopeful nor tragic, what posture should we take in relation to the future?

Botes takes on a giant subject

The artist uses his trademark comic-book style and a touch of Goya to address Marikana

Postcolony SA needs to work out a new way

Until a democratic order delivers some form of social justice, we will lurch from crisis to crisis

Rapacious miners unmasked

This coffee-table book exposes the ugly face of so-called socially responsible corporates

Press Releases

Wellcome Trust award goes to UKZN mental health champion

Dr Andr? J van Rensburg, a senior researcher in UKZN's Centre for Rural Health, received the Wellcome Trust Discretionary Award.

MTN gears up to deliver improved customer service

On 28 January, the first batch of MTN contract customers will be migrated onto the new customer service platform.

Request for expression of interest on analysis of quality and outcome indicators for regional and district hospitals in Lesotho

Introduction The Ministry of Health of Lesotho with the support of the World Bank funded Nutrition and Health Systems Strengthening...

MiX Telematics enhances in-vehicle video camera solution

The company has launched the gold MiX Vision Bureau Service, which includes driver-coaching tools to ensure risky driver behaviour can be addressed proactively and efficiently.

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA