Our social development programs are too focused on welfarism and too little on healing the social pain that is overwhelming so many, writes Mamphela Ramphele.
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.
The Presidency has announced that government is ready to compensate families of the Marikana victims.
Production at Rio Tinto's titanium dioxide mine in South Africa has been disrupted by community protests, the global miner says.
Lonmin was unwilling to reopen wage negotiations in 2012 because it would have been illegal, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.
Amcu president Joseph Mathunjwa offered to call off the August 2012 strike in exchange for a seat on the negotiation table, the Farlam Commission has heard.
A senior Lonmin employee has admitted he was causally connected to the deaths of 44 people in Marikana in 2012, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.
National police commissioner Riah Phiyega cannot remember the details of the plan to disarm Marikana miners, she has told the Farlam Commission of Inquiry.
Miners shouted obscenities at a woman wearing a red National Union of Mineworkers T-shirt when she joined the Farlam Commission of Inquiry's inspection in loco in Marikana, North West.
Several areas linked to the August 2012 shooting of Lonmin mineworkers will be inspected next week, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has announced.
Former mineral resources minister Susan Shabangu did not call the Marikana unrest a "criminal act", she has told the Farlam Commission of Inquiry.
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.
The North West government hopes to start a new chapter for the Marikana community ahead of Reconciliation Day.
CCTV cameras should be installed and regular police raids conducted at KwaMashu hostel to curb violence, the ANC in KwaZulu-Natal says.
The Farlam Commission of Inquiry wants Lonmin to submit a report on what lessons have been learnt from the events surrounding the 2012 Marikana massacre.
Platinum workers are dissatisfied with the wage agreement that ended the five-month strike within the sector, claims the National Union of Mineworkers.
National police commissioner Riah Phiyega has been questioned about the use of the deadly R5 assault rifles in public order management.
The Farlam Commission of Inquiry's inspection in loco has been abruptly called off after miners shouted obscenities at a woman wearing a National Union of Mineworkers T-shirt.
Lonmin mine security had not expected protesting miners at Marikana in the North West to gather and strike on 12 August 2012, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.
Platinum producer Lonmin has not made a decision on the size and shape of a business restructuring, adding that its immediate aim is to ramp up production.
Former mineral resources minister Susan Shabangu has failed to account for a statement about the strike-related unrest at Lonmin's platinum mine in Marikana in August 2012.
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