Remembering heroes

2017-08-20 06:00

Green blanket will serve as symbol for memorial project undertaken by mining company Lonmin.

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.

Labour Wrap: The real lessons of Marikana

2016-08-18 05:00

Marikana should be a reminder of a brutal industrial history and a symbol for the struggle to improve the lives of exploited workers everywhere, says Terry Bell.

Lessons could be learned from Marikana - ANC

2016-08-16 21:46

The ANC believes Marikana can be turned into a beacon of hope and lessons could be learned if all stakeholders work together.

Marikana left behind by ANC, claims Maimane

DA leader digs at majority party during commemorations in Marikana.

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I did not lie, I am not a criminal - Riah Phiyega

2016-02-03 14:12

Suspended national police commissioner Riah Phiyega vowed to leave no stone unturned to clear her name after the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) announced criminal charges against her.

Marikana D-Day: ‘My contact has just been shot dead’

2015-08-16 16:42

After failed attempts to get striking miners to lay down their weapons, police decided to tighten their grip on Marikana where violence was veering out of control.


Marikana march memorandum

2013-09-13 08:34
Marikana march memorandum

Protesters handed over a memorandum to the presidency on Thursday, demanding legal funding for the legal representatives of the miners who were wounded and arrested at Marikana last year.

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DA, EFF in sing-off at Marikana march

2013-09-12 11:32

Members of the DA and EFF have had a song-off at a march to the Union Buildings for Marikana survivors and their families.

'Cops ordered to block Marikana protesters'

2013-08-22 17:31

North West deputy police commissioner William Mpembe instructed police to block the way of protesters at Marikana, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Malema, Amcu at Marikana: 'We cannot heal or forget'

EFF leader Julius Malema and Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) president Joseph Mathunjwa say the 2012 Marikana massacre is no different to the 1960 Sharpeville massacre.

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Govt to exclude compensation claims by Marikana victims under investigation

2016-08-18 13:18

Government will exclude giving compensation to Marikana victims who are under criminal investigation and those that face possible prosecution, the Presidency has said.

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.

Four years on: need to know on Marikana

What happened at Lonmin's platinum mine in Marikana in 2012.

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Mineworkers still living in squalor four years after Marikana massacre

2016-08-15 10:29

Lonmin has failed to provide the homes it promised for several thousand workers, four years after SA police shot dead 34 striking Marikana miners driven to fury by poor wages and living conditions.

NEWSPAPERS: Marikana anniversary and plane crash

Today's newspapers focus on the anniversary of the Marikana killings and a plane crash that left five dead in Cape Town.

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Marikana: Like a death knell, the clanging on the koppie got louder

2015-08-14 16:35

The clanking sound of weapons did not stop. Then one journalist broke the silence. “Guys I do not feel safe any more. I am getting out of here,” he said.

Survivors: Politicians hijacked Marikana march

2013-09-12 15:49

The survivors of last year's strike-related violence at Marikana have accused politicians of hijacking their march to the Union Buildings, in Pretoria, to try and get state funding for their legal counsel.

Confusion among Marikana cops - witness

2013-08-23 14:31

There was confusion among police officers just before two of them were hacked to death at Marikana last year, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Legal issues for injured and dead cops

2013-08-20 13:01

Lawyers for a policeman who was wounded and another who was killed during the unrest in Marikana last year are no longer being funded, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

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