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Charges dropped against Marikana miners
August 20 2014 at 15:16

Charges against 279 miners who were arrested during the August 2012 unrest in Marikana have been dropped.

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‘Marikana causes need separate inquiry’
August 19 2014 at 19:09

If justice is to be done to the issue of the underlying causes of the Marikana unrest then a separate inquiry must be done, Dali Mpofu has said.

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Evidence of Marikana survivor queried
August 18 2014 at 18:12

A man conceded at the Farlam Commission that he incorrectly assumed police in a helicopter were shooting at workers.

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‘Racial separation rife at Lonmin’
August 18 2014 at 17:12

The protest at Marikana was inspired by a desire among black employees to be on par with their white counterparts, the Farlam Commission heard.

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Quake possibly linked to mining - prof
August 18 2014 at 15:11

The earthquake that struck the North West earlier this month could possibly be linked to mining, an expert said.

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Man robbed, killed in NWest
August 18 2014 at 11:12

A 58-year-old man was found murdered in his furniture workshop in Hartbeesfontein, North West police said.

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N West woman raped and murdered
August 17 2014 at 16:55

An 18-year-old woman was raped and murdered in Tshing near Ventersdorp, North West.

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Youth killed in tavern fight
August 17 2014 at 16:50

A 19-year-old man was stabbed to death with a pair of scissors in Ipeleng near Schweizer-Reneke, North West police said.

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Amcu boss shrugs off hero tag
August 17 2014 at 09:37

To his supporters and followers Joseph Mathunjwa is a hero, but he regards himself as a failure.

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Malema hits nerve on Marikana
August 17 2014 at 09:14

Julius Malema has called on workers to defend the president of Amcu, Joseph Mathunjwa, saying he was under threat of attack.

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Union starts Marikana trust fund
August 17 2014 at 08:58

A trust fund has been established to help the families of slain Marikana mineworkers, the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) said.

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ANC not invited to Marikana rally
August 16 2014 at 15:54

None of the officials from the African National Congress attended the Marikana rally held in Wonderkop, the ruling party said.

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EFF to build houses for Marikana widows
August 16 2014 at 14:56

The EFF will build houses for the widows of the slain Marikana miners, party leader Julius Malema said.

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Marikana crowd welcomes Mathunjwa
August 16 2014 at 14:43

Amcu president Joseph Mathunjwa arrived to a rousing welcome at the Nkaneng informal settlement in Wonderkop near Marikana.

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N West gov not attending Marikana rally
August 16 2014 at 14:30

Premier Supra Mahumapelo's spokesman Sam Mokaila said the provincial government had not received an invite to the event.

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Marikana: some miners were fatally ill
August 16 2014 at 14:01

Among the group of fallen Marikana miners, some suffered from a disease that would have left them unable to breathe.

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ANC remembers Marikana tragedy
August 16 2014 at 13:43

The anniversary of the Marikana shooting should be a day to remember those who were killed, the African National Congress said.

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North West honours Marikana victims
August 16 2014 at 13:42

‘We wish all bereaved families comfort as they are once more reminded of this fateful day,’ premier Supra Mahumapelo said.

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Marikana: ‘Government failed our people’
August 16 2014 at 12:58

Government has failed the people of Marikana, Congress of the People leader Mosiuoa Lekota said.

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Cops taking no chances with Marikana commemoration
August 16 2014 at 11:31

Security was tight in Wonderkop outside Rustenburg, North West, ahead of the Marikana shooting commemoration.

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