One very positive side-effect of the Red October protest was that it aired the stale house of the MSM in Mandelatopia. This breath of fresh air made the usual suspects, and a … Read the rest
“All fatal projectile wounds were sustained from the back,” advocate Dumisa Ntsebeza … Read the rest
By Genevieve Quintal and Jonisayi Maromo
A judicial inquiry into the shooting of striking Lonmin platinum workers at Marikana in August concluded an inspection on Monday of the hills where the workers were killed.
Two North West crime scene experts … Read the rest
The violence at Marikana was “outrageous” and the killers needed to be held accountable, Business Unity SA chairman Bobby Godsell said on Monday.
“In an apartheid South Africa with no (democratic) constitution you can say that violence was regrettable and … Read the rest
Miners must return to work Monday or face being fired from the platinum mine where rivalry between unions exploded into violence that led to the deaths of 44 people in a week, Lonmin PLC said Sunday. Thirty-four were gunned down … Read the rest
Former ANC Youth League president Julius Malema asked police on Saturday to distance themselves from the crowds at the Wonderkop village near Rustenburg.
The negotiations between Malema and the police came after complaints from Lonmin workers and residents that they … Read the rest
By Dan Roodt
Following on the Marikana massacre where 36 black miners were killed yesterday, shot by the ANC’s police service, the usual nauseating comments about apartheid and Afrikaner racism are being made by the BBC and other British media. … Read the rest
The legal fraternity has blamed a breakdown in conflict resolution in the mining industry for Thursday’s shooting near Lonmin’s Marikana mine, in North West.
“These workers have been the victims of an escalating breakdown in conflict resolution, particularly in the … Read the rest
Families and friends continued to arrive at Lonmin’s Marikana mine on Friday in the hope of tracking down people who went missing, after 34 people were killed in a clash with police.
“I have been trying to call my brother … Read the rest
The bloodbath that claimed the lives of over 30 people in Marikana in the North West has made international headlines.
The Guardian, New York Times, Sky News, Denver Post, BBC, Washington Post, CNN, and several other media reported on the … Read the rest