NUM would not comment on Vavi rape allegations

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) would not comment on rape allegations against Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi until it heard from the trade union federation, it said on Monday.

“It will be irresponsible to make statements at this stage,” … Read the rest

Nine dead in clashes between black unions at Lonmin mine

The situation at the Lonmin’s Marikana mine in the North West was stable on Tuesday morning following the deaths of nine people, police said.

Captain Dennis Adriao said police had been monitoring the situation at the mine where violence had … Read the rest