ARTICLES RELATING TO MARIKANA INQUIRY

No threats at Marikana, inquiry told

2014-08-27 19:03

A leader during the Lonmin strike at Marikana in 2012 knew nothing about workers being threatened, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Marikana killers must be arrested - miner

2014-08-27 14:02

Those responsible for the murder of two security guards and two policemen during the August 2012 strike-related unrest at Marikana should be arrested, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Lonmin responsible for Marikana problems - Shabangu

2014-08-26 19:59

Former mineral resources minister Susan Shabangu has accused platinum miner Lonmin of being responsible for the problems at Marikana.

Ramaphosa never influenced me - Shabangu

2014-08-26 16:06

Former mineral resources minister Susan Shabangu has denied that Cyril Ramaphosa influenced her into seeing the Marikana strike as a criminal issue.

Shabangu: I didn’t call Marikana unrest criminal

2014-08-26 13:57

Former mineral resources minister Susan Shabangu did not call the Marikana unrest a "criminal act", she has told the Farlam Commission of Inquiry.

Shabangu was aware of Marikana violence

2014-08-26 11:37

Former mineral resources minister Susan Shabangu says she was aware of the strike-related unrest at Lonmin's Marikana mine in August 2012, but regarded it as a labour matter.

Lonmin did not care - Marikana miner

2014-08-25 14:42

The violence at Lonmin's platinum mine in Marikana occurred because mine bosses did not care, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Charges dropped against Marikana miners

2014-08-20 17:43

Charges against 279 miners who were arrested during the August 2012 unrest at Lonmin's platinum mine in Marikana have been dropped in the Ga-Rankuwa Magistrate's Court.

Evidence of Marikana survivor queried

2014-08-18 21:22

A man who survived the 2012 Marikana shootings has conceded at the Farlam Commission that he incorrectly assumed police in a helicopter were shooting at workers.

Mineworker: Cops shot hiding strikers

2014-08-18 14:38

Hiding Lonmin miners were found and shot by police officers at Marikana on 16 August 2012, one of the rock drill operators has told the Farlam Commission of Inquiry.

How do we get rid of President Jacob Zuma?

2014-08-18 09:26
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We need a leader with clean hands who can lead with integrity. Zuma is not such a leader, writes Adriaan Basson.

I'm no hero - Mathunjwa

2014-08-16 22:37
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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.

North West honours Marikana victims

2014-08-16 18:58

The North West provincial government says it honoured the spirits of the 44 people who were killed during strike-related unrest in Marikana near Rustenburg two years ago.

No word from govt on Marikana commemoration

2014-08-15 19:37

It could not be confirmed whether any government officials would be attending the second anniversary of the Marikana shootings.

Cop: Marikana protesters were peaceful

2014-08-14 16:17

An "excited" Lonmin security manager instructed police to confront a peaceful group of protesters on 10 August 2012, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Marikana families demand answers

2014-08-13 21:29

Most families of 44 people who died during the August 2012 Marikana unrest demand answers on the deaths of their loved ones, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Minister happy to join in Marikana commemoration

2014-08-13 14:45

Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi would be happy to participate in the commemoration of the Marikana shootings.

Ramaphosa: I wish I could've done more

2014-08-12 21:28
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Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says that living conditions for many miners are "inhumane" and wished that he had done more to improve them.

Ramaphosa is a murderer - protesters

2014-08-12 16:49
75 comments

Several protesters yelled at Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa again as he gave evidence at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry.

Ramaphosa's 2nd day at Marikana hearings - as it happened

2014-08-12 15:40
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There were more angry shouts of "he (Ramaphosa) killed them!" as the Farlam Commission came to a close on Tuesday.

Ramaphosa in 'incestuous' relations with roleplayers

2014-08-12 13:33

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has objected after Dali Mpofu said he was caught up in "a cesspool of incestuous relationships" with roleplayers at Marikana.

Ramaphosa tells of 'perfect storm'

2014-08-11 17:25

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has been questioned at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry about why Amcu was not involved in the labour unrest.

AS IT HAPPENED: Ramaphosa at the Farlam Commission

2014-08-11 14:00
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Shouts of "blood on his hands!" rang out as Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa testified at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry.

 

No reason to apologise - Marikana striker

2014-08-27 14:48

There is no need to apologise to the families of Lonmin workers killed at Marikana in August 2012, one of the strike's leaders has told the Farlam Commission of Inquiry.

Marikana miner testifies about traumatic call

2014-08-27 12:46

The mineworker who called Bishop Johannes Seoka to say his colleagues were being killed at Marikana has testified at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry.

Shabangu gave police 'licence to kill' - Mpofu

2014-08-26 18:41

Former mineral resources minister Susan Shabangu gave police a "licence to kill" at Marikana in August 2012, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Lonmin wanted to divide, rule - Shabangu

2014-08-26 13:57

Platinum miner Lonmin used divide-and-rule tactics on its workers, former mineral resources minister Susan Shabangu has told the Farlam Commission of Inquiry.

Shabangu can’t account for Marikana statement

2014-08-26 12:47

Former mineral resources minister Susan Shabangu has failed to account for a statement about the strike-related unrest at Lonmin's platinum mine in Marikana in August 2012.

Lonmin questioned on social responsibility

2014-08-25 23:01

Lonmin management needs to provide answers about its social responsibilities, the lack of which possibly contributed to the strike action that left 44 people dead, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Shot mineworkers compile affidavits

2014-08-25 13:08

Three Lonmin mineworkers reportedly shot by police while surrendering have compiled affidavits to attest to this, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Marikana causes need second inquiry - Mpofu

2014-08-19 22:49

It would be unfeasible for the Farlam Commission of Inquiry to embark on a second phase probing the 2012 Marikana unrest, a lawyer says.

Mineworker: Whites treated better at Lonmin

2014-08-18 18:56
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White employees at Lonmin mine got preferential treatment at the expense of their black counterparts, one of the striking mineworkers has told the Farlam Commission of Inquiry.

Zokwana wasn't listening - Marikana survivor

2014-08-18 13:26

Former NUM president Senzeni Zokwana was not prepared to listen when he spoke to protesting Marikana miners on 15 August 2012, 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.

North West govt not invited to Marikana rally

2014-08-16 20:28

North West government officials are not attending the Marikana commemoration rally held in honour of 44 people killed in strike-related unrest two years ago.

EFF will teach ANC how to take care of poor - Malema

2014-08-16 15:47
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Julius Malema says the Economic Freedom Fighters will build houses for the widows of the slain Marikana miners.

Cops, Marikana community work together

2014-08-14 19:19

North West police say the relationship between the police and the community of Marikana has improved since the August 2012 unrest that left 44 people dead.

Marikana families blame Lonmin

2014-08-14 12:48

Families of miners who died at Marikana in August 2012 have criticised Lonmin for its role in the wage dispute and violence.

Marikana dead remembered

2014-08-13 16:39

The Farlam Commission of Inquiry has paid tribute to six men who were killed at Marikana two years ago.

Family saw Marikana victim in newspaper

2014-08-13 14:45

The family of a Marikana mineworker killed in the August 2012 unrest had initially identified him in pictures published in the Daily Sun newspaper, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Capitalists are using you, protests tell Ramaphosa

2014-08-12 19:50
76 comments

Protesters have repeatedly howled at Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa as he concluded his testimony at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry.

Ramaphosa sold out for financial gain - Mpofu

2014-08-12 16:34

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa should have addressed the causes of the August 2012 Marikana unrest before attempting to curb its consequences, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Mpofu asked me to pull strings - Ramaphosa

2014-08-12 14:42

Dali Mpofu asked Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to intervene and help him advance his career, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

We all failed Marikana miners - Ramaphosa

2014-08-12 12:26

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has told the Farlam inquiry that the Marikana tragedy was "a collective failure by many role players".

Negotiation was Marikana panacea - Ramaphosa

2014-08-11 14:34

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa should have used his position to influence warring parties at Marikana in 2012 to negotiate a settlement, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Ramaphosa: Marikana violence dastardly criminal

2014-08-11 13:36

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says he termed the violence during the 2012 Marikana miners protest as "dastardly criminal" because he could not find a better way of describing it.

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