The President took charge of the crisis, showed the authoritarians in Cabinet that he's still the boss, writes Adriaan Basson.
Showers early. More sun than clouds. Cool.
Lizzy Monene was speaking at a rally convened by Cosatu and its affiliate, the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), at the small mining area in the Marikana West community hall on Sunday.
Leader of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) in a scathing speech at the 7th commemoration of Marikana states that ANC is government for White Monopoly Capital (WMC),not for the people of South Africa.
South Africa marks seven years since the tragic mass shooting of 34 miners at Marikana, Rustenburg during a strike. Ten other people were also killed before that fateful day.
The Institute for Security Studies has presented new research to reconstruct what truly happened at the fatal Scene 2 of the Marikana massacre.
The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union says it is not interested in the "marriage of convenience" between the ANC and the EFF at the expense of the widows of the victims of the Marikana massacre.
More than five years after the Marikana massacre, nine senior police officials are to appear in the Rustenburg Magistrate's Court in connection with the Marikana massacre.
The SAPS are in the process of settling 653 civil claims worth R1.17bn for injuries and deaths that occurred in the 2012 Marikana massacre, MPs have heard.
Green blanket will serve as symbol for memorial project undertaken by mining company Lonmin.
A sea of green Amcu supporters have gathered to honour their fallen colleagues ahead of the fifth anniversary of the tragic Marikana shootings.
Amnesty International has urged authorities to move forward with prosecutions over the killing by police of 34 people in a single day at Lonmin’s Marikana platinum operations five years ago.
The latest attempt to get President Cyril Ramaphosa to visit the community of Marikana - via a commitment by Cosatu - has failed.
Marikana Commission of Inquiry chairperson Judge Ian Farlam is of the view that the commission cannot be blamed for the lack of prosecutions following the shootings seven years ago, which saw 34 people killed by police.
Six years after the Marikana massacre, a widow of a Lonmin Protection Service superintendent who was killed in clashes leading up to the massacre, believes that she and others like her have been forgotten.
Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane is calling on President Cyril Ramaphosa to declare August 16 a Marikana Memorial Day, to be commemorated every year.
A photo album that depicted a dead miner in the back of a police truck, is among the evidence that Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) officers had uncovered while probing the 2012 murders at Marikana.
No retirement package was approved for former national police commissioner Riah Phiyega, Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has said.
An expert panel appointed by the police ministry says limited legislation, as well as poor planning and decision-making led to an abuse of the Regulation of Gatherings Act during the Marikana massacre.
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.
Five years after the tragedy of Marikana, ordinary people still scrape out a living in the shadow of the koppie where police shot dead 34 miners during a strike for better pay.
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