Police being used as 'scapegoats' to protect those behind Marikana massacre - Amcu

2016-12-13 16:12

Senior police officers are being used as a scapegoat to protect those behind the Marikana massacre says Amcu leader Joseph Mathunjwa.

Fascism coming to SA, says Amcu president

2016-05-31 19:18

South Africa “is slowly going to be a fascist state,” says Amcu president Jospeh Matunjwa as the union gears up for platinum sector wage talks.

Lily Mine efforts still a rescue operation - Amcu

2016-02-16 12:46

The operation to rescue three miners trapped underground at Lily Mine for 11 days is not yet a recovery mission, Amcu leader Joseph Mathunjwa says.

Amcu snubs Phakisa, says don't know what it is

2015-10-15 18:13

Amcu leader Joseph Mathunjwa says he won't take part in Mining Phakisa sessions, adding that government is "hellbent on policies that do not address the ills of the past".

Zuma 'outraged' over attack on Marikana judge

2015-08-17 14:08

President Jacob Zuma has expressed his "shock and outrage" at criticism from Advocate Dumisa Ntsebeza against Judge Ian Farlam, who led the inquiry into the Marikana shootings.

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.

Lonmin spread misinformation - Marikana lawyer

2014-11-11 18:46

Lonmin spread misinformation about striking mine workers and Amcu's role in the strike at Marikana in August 2012, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Jobs bloodbath: Lonmin, unions in the dark

2014-08-26 07:00

Lonmin boss Ben Magara has denied reports of plans to slash the workforce and close shafts, while trade unions say they are not aware of any lay-offs.

I'm no hero - Mathunjwa

2014-08-16 22:37

To his supporters and followers Joseph Mathunjwa, the president of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union is a hero, but he regards himself as a failure.

Mathunjwa receives rousing welcome in Marikana

2014-08-16 20:28

Amcu president Joseph Mathunjwa has arrived to a rousing welcome at the Nkaneng informal settlement in Wonderkop near Marikana in North West.


EFF leads Marikana trust donations with R1m contribution

2016-08-17 05:44

The EFF has donated R1m to Amcu's Marikana trust fund, party leader Julius Malema announced during the commemoration for those killed in the violence four years ago.

Sibanye will not bow to Amcu pay demands - CEO

2016-04-04 15:43

Sibanye Gold CEO Neal Froneman is adamant that Amcu's demands for a wage hike will not materialise after the union threatened to bring the mine to a standstill.

Spy probe into Madonsela, Malema claims ‘at an advanced stage’

2015-10-19 18:44

The government’s official investigation into spy allegations against Advocate Thuli Madonsela, Julius Malema, Lindiwe Mazibuko and Joseph Mathunjwa is “at an advanced stage”.

Amcu votes to strike in gold sector

2015-10-11 18:30

Amcu mine workers have voted to down tools at the operations of AngloGold Ashanti, Harmony Gold and Sibanye Gold, says union leader leader Joseph Mathunjwa.

Amcu preparing for the 'mother of all struggles'

2015-08-13 15:28

Mineworkers' union Amcu is preparing for the "mother of all struggles" in its fight against job cuts in the mining sector, says its president Joseph Mathunjwa.

Madonsela, Malema dismiss 'rubbish' spy claims

2015-03-06 09:27

Spy claims against Thuli Madonsela, Julius Malema, Lindiwe Mazibuko, and Joseph Mathunjwa have been dismissed as rubbish.

Amcu no villain at Marikana, inquiry hears

2014-11-11 15:48

Amcu leadership in the days leading up to the August 2012 shootings at Marikana acted responsibly and constructively in trying to avert violence, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Marikana fund gets R2m boost from Amcu

2014-08-17 11:54

A trust fund has been established to help the families of slain Marikana mineworkers, the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union says.

Marikana fund gets R2m boost from Amcu

2014-08-16 21:59

A trust fund has been established to help the families of slain Marikana mineworkers, the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union says.

Security tight ahead of Marikana commemoration

2014-08-16 11:10

Security is tight in Wonderkop outside Rustenburg, North West ahead of the Marikana shooting commemoration, with police stationed at all ports of entry.

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