EFF: Ramaphosa will be prosecuted

2015-07-02 14:59

The EFF does not intend on letting Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa off the hook when it comes to Marikana, insisting that it will institute charges against him.

AMCU’s Mathunjwa: Farlam Commission failed to uncover Marikana truths

2015-07-01 15:52

AMCU President Joseph Mathunjwa blames poor wages for workers, tax evasion and price fixing by miners as leading causes of instability in the mining sector.

Farlam’s Marikana findings: Leading role players slammed

2015-06-28 15:00

Former judge’s report slams leading role players in miners’ strike, writes Athandiwe Saba

Marikana reaction: Phiyega, Ramaphosa must face consequences

2015-06-25 22:08

Opposition parties have called for police commissioner Riah Phiyega to be suspended or axed and Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to face the might of the law despite the Marikana report exonerating him from any involvement in the 2012 shootings.

Phiyega, SAPS bear brunt of Marikana report criticisms

2015-06-25 21:05

National police commissioner Riah Phiyega and the SA Police Service have born the brunt of the Marikana commission's criticisms, while Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and other ministers have been let off scot-free.

Marikana commission finds Lonmin failed to respond to violence

2015-06-25 19:17

The Marikana Commission has found the Lonmin failed to ensure the safety of its workers and did not do its best to resolve the dispute with striking workers.

Lonmin tried to hide profits of at least R400 million - researcher

Jerusha Sukhdeo-Raath speaks to Dr Dick Forslund, researcher at the Alternative Information Development Centre, about his recent research on Lonmin.

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Legal action looming over Marikana report

2015-06-03 09:24

Legal action could be taken next week to force President Jacob Zuma to release the report of the Farlam Commission of Inquiry into the violence in Marikana in 2012.

Legal action looming over Marikana report

2015-06-02 18:08

Legal action could be taken next week to force President Jacob Zuma to release the report of the Farlam Commission of Inquiry into the violence in Marikana in 2012.

Mining minister concerned about job cuts

2015-05-12 14:04

Minister of Mineral Resources Ngoako Ramatlhodi has expressed concerns at the rate of retrenchments in the mining industry.


EFF, ISS to dissect Farlam's Marikana report

2015-07-02 05:29

The EFF and the Institute for Security Studies are due to hold separate discussions about the Marikana report.

Marikana: Hunger is a force more powerful than fear

2015-06-29 14:35

The showdown at Marikana on August 16 2012, when Lonmin miners armed with sticks and assegais faced off with police officers armed to the teeth illustrated that hunger spurs even the weakest forward to battle.

Marikana sees little change three years on

2015-06-26 20:00

Almost three years after police shot 34 striking miners dead outside platinum producer Lonmin's Marikana mine, little has changed in the town.

We have worked hard to improve conditions - Lonmin CEO

2015-06-25 21:16

While the report by the Marikana Commission found that Lonmin had failed to ensure the safety of its workers, the company said it had worked hard to improve conditions over the last two-and-a-half years.

Marikana: ‘Zuma just wants to see us in pain’

2015-06-25 19:52

“This is what we wanted but not like this. I can’t think straight.” This was the sentiment of the widows of Marikana as they congregated at their living quarters at Lonmin.

Graphic – How the shooting at Lonmin's Marikana mine happened

2015-06-25 15:16

The Marikana Report will shed light on what happened on August 16 2012 and probably help the nation find closure.

Court asked to review Lonmin black ownership deal

2015-06-11 21:15

A rural organisation asked a court to review a deal in which Lonmin, the world’s third- biggest platinum producer, sold a stake to a local community.

Lonmin could 'easily' have afforded R12 500 - report

2015-06-02 21:15

Lonmin could easily have afforded to pay its rock drill operators the R12 500 monthly salary they demanded in 2012, according to a new report.

Lack of empowerment in mining industry - report

2015-05-14 18:19

Only 6.3% of South African mining rights holders comply with all the requirements of the controversial Mining Charter.

Hundreds of homes being built on Lonmin land

2015-05-12 10:00

The national department of human settlements is in the process of building hundreds of houses on land donated by Lonmin, says the Minister of Human Settlements.

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