Rustenburg

 
Editorial: Othering is apartheid
Editorial: Othering is apartheid
It’s hard to imagine what it must be like to be a pupil at the Rustenburg Girls’ Junior School in Cape Town’s Rondebosch. The teachers are...
Mandela didn’t sell out, post-94 ANC did
Mandela didn’t sell out, post-94 ANC did
A man sitting next to me at a land workshop in Rustenburg last month asked me whether the problems on the platinum belt meant, as some younger...
Dark days for platinum producers
Dark days for platinum producers
If ever there was a commodity that seemed to have a bright future, it was platinum. Scarcer than gold, it...
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...
Blade Nzimande: EFF, academics are using #FeesMustFall protests for their own ends
Blade Nzimande: EFF, academics are using #FeesMustFall protests for their own ends
The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and individuals from Rustenburg's platinum belt are using the Fees Must Fall student protests to push...
A tiny party throws the ANC a bone during post-election coalition bartering
A tiny party throws the ANC a bone during post-election coalition bartering
The African Independent Congress (AIC) was the ANC’s saviour in coalition talks this week in Rustenburg, North West and Ekurhuleni, Gauteng.
High levels of rape on Rustenburg’s mining belt demand  access to medical care
High levels of rape on Rustenburg’s mining belt demand access to medical care
Women in the Rustenburg municipality face startling levels of sexual violence, while very few report to healthcare services after rape. A new...
Opposition parties react with shock as ANC retains control of Rustenburg
Opposition parties react with shock as ANC retains control of Rustenburg
The ANC retained the Rustenburg council on Friday after its mayoral candidate, Mpho Khunou, was re-elected in a move that shocked opposition...
Julius Malema: The ANC will never govern the Rustenburg municipality again
Julius Malema: The ANC will never govern the Rustenburg municipality again
EFF leader Julius Malema has promised Marikana residents that the ANC will never govern Rustenburg again.
Rubbish dump divides Sondela residents
Rubbish dump divides Sondela residents
A rubbish dump is at the heart of a battle in one of the North West’s most dangerous townships, Sondela, pitting residents who live near the dump...
Platinum bust batters Rustenburg
Platinum bust batters Rustenburg
The three largest platinum mining companies in Rustenburg had invested 14 times more than the government in health and 60 times more in housing,...
Amplats may sell SA mines as strike hits profit
Amplats may sell SA mines as strike hits profit
Anglo American Platinum (Amplats), the world's largest producer of platinum, is putting four mines and possibly two joint ventures up for...

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