Marikana


'Never again can we allow such a tragedy to befall our nation' - Ramaphosa on Marikana massacre

2019-08-16 13:24

A "tragedy" like the Marikana massacre should never happen again, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said in a tweet.

WATCH: Marikana activists march 80km to Union Buildings demanding compensation for widows

2018-12-06 11:17

One hundred activists have trekked to the Union Buildings, demanding compensation for the widows of the 34 mineworkers who were killed when police opened fire on striking miners in 2012 in Marikana.

Marikana: It's time Ramaphosa moved on accountability and reparations

2018-08-16 07:53

The Marikana massacre in North West, in which 34 miners were killed by the police, remains an unhealed scar in post democratic South Africa. Two unresolved issues involve accountability and reparations, writes Mia Swart.

Victory for community organisations in Mining Charter battle

2017-11-18 07:09

The Pretoria High Court has ruled that several mining community organisations may intervene in a Chamber of Mines’ application to review the Mining Charter of 2017.

Ethnic tensions brewing

2017-10-22 06:00

Mining companies are still using migrant labour, as during apartheid, causing tension with locals, claims one NGO.

Mass shootings at Marikana settlement

2017-10-01 06:00

Just like any other night, Lubabalo Jokazi returned home from work on Friday and ate his supper.

INFOGRAPHIC: The face of Lonmin 5 years after Marikana

2017-08-16 19:43

Lonmin is not the same company it was five years ago, before the Marikana massacre took place. Fin24 highlights what has changed.

Marikana massacre to be commemorated at hillside where massacre occurred

2017-08-16 05:16

The deaths of 34 miners during the Marikana massacre in 2012 will be commemorated by the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) at the hillside where the massacre occurred.

‘Our heroes changed our lives’

2017-08-13 06:00

While the quality of life of Marikana mine workers has improved, looming job cuts could leave many thousands destitute.

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Marikana activist says Ramaphosa is the 'monster that caused Lonmin massacre'

Marikana and housing activist Napoleon Webster criticised the media, calling it ‘the darling of Cyril Ramaphosa’ at the Socio-Economic Rights Institute of South Africa centre on Wednesday. Watch.

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Maimane's campaign message on land rejected by some in Marikana

2019-04-13 08:52

We want land redistribution without compensation, the community of Marikana told News24 shortly after DA leader Mmusi Maimane promised title deeds and financial compensation for land.

Violent tactics undermine public trust in police

2018-11-04 18:00

The TRC was South Africa's internationally lauded form of transitional justice. But within the borders of our state many citizens view our transformation steps as half-baked, writes Kimal Harvey.

Families of slain Marikana miners call on Ramaphosa to turn his promises into action

2018-02-22 16:41

Following President Cyril Ramaphosa’s promise of atonement for the Marikana massacre, 36 families of the miners who were killed have said reparations should include a formal apology from the police minister and criminal charges against officers involved.

Over 1 100 Lonmin workers could be retrenched before Christmas

2017-10-24 07:48

Lonmin plans to retrench 1 139 workers before Christmas, said trade union Solidarity, which will embark on a negotiation process with the platinum miner.

Mathunjwa likens impunity of Marikana killings to Glebelands murders

2017-10-19 19:56

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union's Joseph Mathunjwa has likened the killings taking place on the platinum belt in Marikana to the situation at the notorious Glebelands Hostel.

Bapo Ba Mogale royal house endorses Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma

2017-08-22 16:56

The royal house of Bapo Ba Mogale in the North West has backed ANC NEC member Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma's presidential ambitions.

Lonmin: Five years after Marikana

2017-08-16 07:00

Lonmin is not the same company it was five years ago, before the Marikana massacre took place.

The spectre of Marikana still looms large

2017-08-16 05:00

Five years after the bloody Marikana massacre, calls for justice for not just the victims' families but for mining communities generally will only grow louder, says Terry Bell.

They tried to kill me twice in prison - Marikana activist

2017-08-03 20:55

Marikana activist Napoleon Webster, who is facing murder charges, claims that two attempts were made to kill him while he was in prison.

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Ramaphosa apologises for role in Marikana massacre

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has apologised for the manner in which the Marikana massacre unfolded

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