Striking workers disperse at Gold Fields mine

Striking mineworkers who had gathered at Gold Fields’ KDC west mine near Carletonville on Saturday morning have dispersed, the company said.

Spokesman Sven Lunsche said the area was calm and protesters had returned to their hostels.

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Mines getting nervous as the revolution gains momentum

By Mike Smith

Bobby Godsell, the former Anglo American boss, Eskom boss and friend of Cyril Ramaphosa, the ANC’s chief negotiator at Codesa, said that the deaths at the Marikana mine was “outrageous”.

“In an apartheid South Africa with no … Read the rest