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Police watch as mine workers meet in Marikana

Little has changed since Marikana, mining conference told

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.

NkandlaHomestead

Nkandla scandal central to violation of democracy

The disgraceful scenes on Thursday, when the public order policing unit entered the chamber of the National Assembly, constituted not just an assault on members of parliament but a cynical

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa

Ramaphosa motives at Marikana queried

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.

Police watch as mine workers meet in Marikana

Marikana strikers posed no threat to police: lawyer

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.

Miners on strike chant slogans as they march in Nkaneng township outside the Lonmin mine in Rustenburg May 14, 2014. About 1,000 stick-wielding strikers gathered outside Lonmin's Marikana platinum mine in South Africa on Wednesday, preventing workers from breaking the longest and costliest bout of industrial action the sector's history. Some of the protesting strikers, clad in the green shirts of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU), told Reuters they were there to block anyone from reaching the shafts.   REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS CIVIL UNREST EMPLOYMENT)

Establish restoration fund for Marikana families: lawyer

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.

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa

Ramaphosa acted unwisely: LRC

THE Farlam Commission of Inquiry should report to President Jacob Zuma that his deputy Cyril Ramaphosa acted unwisely regarding Marikana, the commission heard on Thursday.

Police officers in Marikana

Politics sparked Marikana clash

Political concerns led to police pushing for a confrontation with striking platinum miners in Marikana in 2012, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard this afternoon.

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Ramaphosa holds on to directorship in retail businesses

DEPUTY President Cyril Ramaphosa is holding on to his shareholding and directorship in McDonald’s SA, a meat abattoir, a sports car maker and a property firm.

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