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Charges against 279 miners who were arrested during the August 2012 unrest in Marikana have been dropped.
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.
A man conceded at the Farlam Commission that he incorrectly assumed police in a helicopter were shooting at workers.
The protest at Marikana was inspired by a desire among black employees to be on par with their white counterparts, the Farlam Commission heard.
The earthquake that struck the North West earlier this month could possibly be linked to mining, an expert said.
A 58-year-old man was found murdered in his furniture workshop in Hartbeesfontein, North West police said.
An 18-year-old woman was raped and murdered in Tshing near Ventersdorp, North West.
A 19-year-old man was stabbed to death with a pair of scissors in Ipeleng near Schweizer-Reneke, North West police said.
To his supporters and followers Joseph Mathunjwa is a hero, but he regards himself as a failure.
Julius Malema has called on workers to defend the president of Amcu, Joseph Mathunjwa, saying he was under threat of attack.
A trust fund has been established to help the families of slain Marikana mineworkers, the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) said.
None of the officials from the African National Congress attended the Marikana rally held in Wonderkop, the ruling party said.
The EFF will build houses for the widows of the slain Marikana miners, party leader Julius Malema said.
Amcu president Joseph Mathunjwa arrived to a rousing welcome at the Nkaneng informal settlement in Wonderkop near Marikana.
Premier Supra Mahumapelo's spokesman Sam Mokaila said the provincial government had not received an invite to the event.
Among the group of fallen Marikana miners, some suffered from a disease that would have left them unable to breathe.
The anniversary of the Marikana shooting should be a day to remember those who were killed, the African National Congress said.
‘We wish all bereaved families comfort as they are once more reminded of this fateful day,’ premier Supra Mahumapelo said.
Government has failed the people of Marikana, Congress of the People leader Mosiuoa Lekota said.
Security was tight in Wonderkop outside Rustenburg, North West, ahead of the Marikana shooting commemoration.
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