Do commissions of inquiry have teeth?

2017-11-19 05:52

The state is not obligated to act on an inquiry’s recommendations, or even to release the findings ofone, write Kelly Kropman and Amanda Shivamba.

Did killed mine worker strike a deal with state?

2017-10-22 06:00

The recently killed mine worker Tholakele Dlunga may have paid with his life for being suspected of planning to implicate his co-accused in multiple murders seen during the violent Lonmin strike in 2012.

Zuma should declare August 16 Marikana Memorial Day - Maimane

2017-08-23 12:47

Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane has written to President Jacob Zuma asking him to declare August 16 "Marikana Memorial Day".

Marikana: The wounds that will not heal

2017-08-20 06:02

Five years after 46 people died in Marikana, those left behind are still seeking justice and closure as they deal with the aftermath of events that forever changed their lives.

Marikana massacre no different to Sharpeville massacre - Amcu

2017-08-16 22:48

The President of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) Joseph Mathunjwa says the 2012 Marikana massacre is no different to the 1960 Sharpeville massacre.

Marikana: Where is the political responsibility?

2017-08-16 07:50

Sadly, the name of the town Marikana has come to represent all which is unjust in our society, and in the ANC government, writes Mmusi Maimane.

Loss-making mines can’t drive development – Lonmin CEO

2017-08-13 21:30

While there is still a long road ahead for South Africa's mines to tackle transformation, loss-making mines can’t drive the necessary development, says Lonmin CEO Ben Magara.

Lonmin gives in to Amcu at Marikana

2017-08-13 06:03

After four years of trying, the Association of Mining and Construction Union (Amcu) has finally succeeded in getting minority unions derecognised at Lonmin and stripped of their already limited organisational rights.

Farlam strikes back at Phiyega

2017-06-18 06:01

Former police commissioner’s accusations regarding inquiry ‘baseless and a gratuitous attack on me’, says head of Marikana commission.

Winning at all costs

2017-05-07 06:25

Ramaphosa and Sisulu have integrity and appreciate the ideals enshrined in our Constitution, writes Tebogo Khaas.


Marikana doccie features at fest

2017-11-12 12:00

Having won several awards at home, director Aliki Saragas’ documentary Strike a Rock is expected to attract applause at the 11-day International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (Idfa), which starts on Thursday.

Marikana: We need closure now

2017-09-03 06:02

The legacy of the massacre will continue to haunt us as long as justice for those affected remains elusive and those responsible are not brought to book, writes Koketso Mometi.

Final Marikana dockets handed over to the NPA – IPID

2017-08-22 22:35

The final outstanding dockets investigating the 72 police officers involved in the killing of 34 miners during the Marikana Massacre has been resubmitted to the NPA by IPID, a spokesperson says.

Marikana: The wounds that will not heal

2017-08-20 06:02

Silent but bitter rifts have deepened between the widows and relatives of the 46 victims of the Marikana tragedy.

Marikana memories: 'Miners fell like scattered clothes'

Wednesday marks the fifth anniversary of the Marikana massacre, where 34 miners were killed by police during a wildcat strike in the platinum belt outside Rustenburg in the North West.

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The Marikana massacre, which took place 5 years ago, was the single most lethal use of force by SA security forces against civilians since 1960. 
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The Marikana massacre, which took place 5 years ago, was the single most lethal use of force by SA security forces against civilians since 1960. WARNING: Not for sensitive viewers.

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Editorial: Marikana – a massive failure of justice

2017-08-13 06:07

The fifth anniversary of the Marikana massacre is going to pass us by without a single police officer in the dock for killing 34 striking mine workers and injuring at least 72 on August 10 2012.

Lonmin CEO: Marikana a catalyst for positive change

2017-08-11 16:14

The tragedy at Marikana five years ago was a catalyst for positive change across all sectors in the South African economy, says Lonmin CEO Ben Magara.

Ramaphosa apologises for role in Marikana massacre

2017-05-07 15:04

Cyril Ramaphosa has apologised for the manner in which the Marikana massacre unfolded, saying he was sorry for the type of language he used at the time.

Rapper’s rhyme and reason

2017-02-19 09:02

“Aluta continua” are the opening words of Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh’s latest hip-hop video in his campaign against what he sees as the ANC and President Jacob Zuma’s mismanagement of the country.

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