Eight bodies of miners killed execution style were found over the weekend, two of them underground.
Lt-Col Lungelo Dlamini could not say whether more bodies were thought to still be underground.
According to a report in The Star murders took … Read the rest
Four illegal miners died and 11 were wounded during a clash in a mine shaft in Brakpan North, Ekurhuleni emergency management services said on Monday.
“We’ve counted four [dead miners], but there’s a possibility that the number could rise,” said … Read the rest
RUSTENBURG, South Africa (AP) — Days after soldiers were deployed, South African President Jacob Zuma’s office announced Thursday he has ordered military forces to assist police trying to control labor unrest in the nation’s crucial mining sector. Despite resolution of … Read the rest
Police used rubber bullets and teargas to disperse a group of people gathered near Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) in Rustenburg on Wednesday, said a spokesman.
“Police dispersed people trying to gather illegally. As we have said, we are not tolerating … Read the rest