Very little has changed in the mining industry since the events at Marikana in August 2012, Bench Marks Foundation executive director John Capel said today.
The intervention of deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa during the unprotected strike at Lonmin’s Marikana mine in August 2012 was driven by ulterior motives, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard today.
Strikers never posed a threat to the police tactical response team (TRT) on August 16, when 34 miners were killed at Marikana in 2012, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard in Pretoria today.
A restoration fund should be established for the families affected by the shooting at Marikana in August 2012, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard today.
South Africans resent black success, ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe said today.
EFF leader Julius Malema and his Chief Whip Floyd Shivambu were ordered to leave the National Assembly today after accusing Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa of “murdering” 34 Marikana mineworkers.
A SENIOR Lonmin employee had to defend calling Marikana strikers “faceless”, at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry earlier today.
SEVERAL areas linked to the August 2012 shooting of Lonmin mineworkers will be inspected next week, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry announced today.