Marikana

 
Sons and daughters of the soil seek to claim the land that shaped them
Sons and daughters of the soil seek to claim the land that shaped them
There are plans to build a memorial to honour the 44 men who died during the unprotected strike that culminated in the Marikana massacre. But...
Amcu boss: Tribal warfare a media fantasy
Amcu boss: Tribal warfare a media fantasy
On Wednesday afternoon, as the shock of the murder of mineworker Tholakele Dlunga hung over Marikana, a sombre crowd of about 2 000 Association...
Restore hope to SA’s democracy
Restore hope to SA’s democracy
In his book The Price of Inequality, Joseph Stiglitz writes: “Countries around the world provide frightening examples of what happens to...
Mining industry on alert over violence on the platinum belt
Mining industry on alert over violence on the platinum belt
The recent spate of killings on North West province’s platinum belt mirrors the murders that happened before the Marikana massacre in August...
Hired guns aim for Numsa
Hired guns aim for Numsa
With a spate of killings tormenting South Africa’s mining industry, metalworkers union Numsa has revealed that its members working in the North...
Marikana community patrollers face continued attacks after deadly shooting
Marikana community patrollers face continued attacks after deadly shooting
A leader of a community-initiated patrol group in the Marikana informal settlement in Philippi East said they have become “tired of begging”...
Climate of fear grips Amcu ‘rebels’
Climate of fear grips Amcu ‘rebels’
Five years after the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) became the biggest mining union on the platinum belt, its president,...
Patrollers in Marikana, Philippi East, live in fear after mass shooting
Patrollers in Marikana, Philippi East, live in fear after mass shooting
After dark, they would take to the streets of one of Cape Town's most dangerous communities, often armed with only determination to keep criminals...
NUM’s post-Marikana London visit
NUM’s post-Marikana London visit
Just three months after the police massacred 34 mineworkers during an unprotected labour strike at Lonmin’s Marikana mine in August 2012, the...
Hope for citizen voice, despite ‘narrowed’ civic space
Hope for citizen voice, despite ‘narrowed’ civic space
President Jacob Zuma heads to China this week to meet with the leaders of Brazil, Russia, India and China at the the 9th Brics Summit.
Editorial: Dlamini-Zuma has no answers
Editorial: Dlamini-Zuma has no answers
To say that Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma was “chased away” from Marikana, as some media did this week, was an overstatement. It called to mind...
North West rattles Dlamini-Zuma
North West rattles Dlamini-Zuma
Presidential hopeful Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma’s campaign trail in the North West has not gone well. Things that shouldn’t happen did.

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