New plans for police following Marikana: Zuma

2016-12-11 20:16

Police need to relook at how adequately members who use specialised equipment, including water cannons and video equipment, are trained, President Jacob Zuma has advised.

Government ready to compensate Marikana victims: Zuma

2016-12-11 15:45

The Presidency has announced that government is ready to compensate families of the Marikana victims.

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.

Farlam Commission recommendations a priority for police committee

2016-08-16 15:53

Ensuring the implementation of the Farlam Commission recommendations is one of the priorities of Parliament's police committee this term.


PICS: Marikana commemoration

2016-08-16 11:09
The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) is commemorating the shooting of 34 mineworkers at Marikana on August 16, 2012. See the pics here.

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) is commemorating the shooting of 34 mineworkers at Marikana on August 16, 2012. See the pics here.

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Amcu to commemorate Marikana shootings

2016-08-16 06:31

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union is expected to commemorate the Marikana massacre in the North West.

Closing arguments in Phiyega inquiry to be heard

2016-06-01 05:44

The closing arguments are to be heard in the board of inquiry to investigate suspended police commissioner Riah Phiyega's fitness to hold office.

Phiyega tweaked media statement on Marikana killings, inquiry hears

2016-05-05 14:20

Suspended national police commissioner Riah Phiyega changed a media statement on the Marikana shootings, adding that police had to use "maximum force" to defend themselves, an inquiry has heard.

'Blood on her hands!' – Marikana support group at Phiyega inquiry

2016-05-04 07:16

Suspended national police commissioner Riah Phiyega appeared unfazed as members of the Marikana Support Campaign chanted 'blood on her hands' during the first day of the inquiry into her fitness to hold office.


Lonmin must improve housing plan or face losing its mining rights: Zuma

2016-12-11 18:11

The Department of Mineral Resources plans to ask mining giant Lonmin for a compliant housing plan and may revoke the company's mining rights if it doesn't receive it, President Jacob Zuma has said.

Time to close the chapter on Marikana tragedy – Mahumapelo

2016-12-09 11:41

The North West government hopes to start a new chapter for the Marikana community ahead of Reconciliation Day.

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.

Govt acting on Farlam recommendations - Radebe

2016-08-16 17:03

The government is implementing the Farlam commission’s recommendations, Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe has said, at the fourth anniversary of the killing of 34 miners in Marikana.

Marikana miners, residents remember that day 4 years ago

2016-08-16 11:38

Hundreds of miners and Marikana residents are commemorating the fatal shooting of 34 Lonmin workers by police in 2012.

My life is worse now - Marikana miner

2016-08-16 10:54

"Some of us still struggle to sleep, thinking about our brothers. I don't want to talk about this because I am going to cry," says a Lonmin miner as he remembers the day four years ago when 34 of his colleagues were gunned down by police.

EXCLUSIVE: Lonmin probed over SAPS-marked ammo

2016-07-08 12:15

The discovery of a large cache of shotgun cartridges marked "SAPS" at Lonmin has raised questions as to why the company would have ammunition apparently meant to be used exclusively by the police.

More crowd control lessons for rookie cops

2016-05-25 21:16

Crowd control training for rookie police officers has been increased from a few days to three weeks in response to changing times, Police Minister Nathi Nhleko has said in the National Assembly.

'Tactical option' on Marikana came from top cops, Phiyega inquiry told

2016-05-04 17:00

National police management decided to disarm the Marikana strikers on August 16 2012, the inquiry into suspended national commissioner Riah Phiyega has heard.

Phiyega can be grilled on evidence beyond Farlam Inquiry - judge

2016-05-03 15:49

The chairperson of the inquiry into suspended police commissioner Riah Phiyega’s fitness to hold office has granted a request to question her about more than just the evidence she gave at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry.

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