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... Jacob Zuma, the EFF liked to portray itself as the vehicle of the country's underdogs opposed to the arrogance of its political and corporate elites, an image which it burnished through its championing of those killed by police at Marikana. The overwhelming majority of South Africa's people are underdogs, ...
The Institute for Security Studies (ISS) believe the six-year wait for the court proceedings of the police officers implicated in the Marikana killings may not be a bad thing. “Given that the National Prosecuting Authority has decided to proceed with this case shows that they believe they have a very strong case ...

They were the first officers to face charges over what has become known as the “Marikana massacre” in which police opened fire on a group of people ... The total death toll from the bloodiest security incident in post-apartheid South Africa was 44 with 10 people killed in clashes leading up to the shooting, ...
A photo album that depicted a dead miner in the back of a police truck, is among the evidence that Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) officers had uncovered while probing the 2012 murders at Marikana. The police truck had been used to transport miners from the scene where miners were ...
Joseph Mathunjwa, the president of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu), is disappointed that only seven police officers will be charged in connection with the murder of mineworkers during the Marikana strike. The seven officers are expected to appear in the Rustenburg ...
"The Marikana tragedy stands out as the darkest moment in the life of our young democracy," Ramaphosa told both Houses of Parliament. The Socio-Economic Rights Institute of South Africa (SERI), which represents 36 families of the killed miners, welcomed the president's comments, but urged him to turn ...

The slow wheels of justice are finally beginning to turn with the first police officers who allegedly murdered striking workers during the 2012 Marikana protest will appear in court this week. This is the first time in six years that police officers will appear in court on charges of murder. The Mail and Guardian ...
Mogwase - Five of the 14 men accused of the murder of Sabata Petros Chale in Marikana were granted R5 000 bail each at the North West High Court on Wednesday. Eric Marx, representing Aubrey Seitsang, Sibonile Sobopha, Mdlondozi Fundiwo, Herbert Baqhesi and William Nyenyane, told the court ...
The men pleaded not guilty to a charge of muder, four of them claimed they were not at the crime scene while the other nine admitted they were at a community meeting that was held in Marikana but, disputed other allegations against them. Doctor Moeti Isaac Siko who conducted an autopsy on Chale's ...
The accused allegedly hacked Sabata Petros Chale, 39, to death in Marikana West, on 8 December 2016. The attack was allegedly sparked by a dispute over the allocation of free low-cost RDP houses at Marikana West Extension 2. Doctor Moeti Isaac Siko, who conducted an autopsy, told the court Chale ...
Nyenyane is also facing a separate charge of murder, he is one of the 14 Marikana men accused of hacking Sabata Petrus Chale to death in Marikana. The State alleges Aubrey Seitsang, Sibonile Sobopha, Mdlondozi Fundiwo, Herbert Baqhesi, Forum 4 Service Delivery councillor Napoleon Webster, ...
The previous financial woes of Jacob Zuma, South Africa's spendthrift president, have been well documented. When he was ... from their salaries. In Marikana, where in 2012 police shot dead 34 miners after a lengthy strike, many workers had been caught in a nasty cycle of unsecured short-term loans.
However, jubilation over Ramaphosa's election obscures a murky past and stormy future. It is unclear exactly what changes South Africa's likely next president will usher in. But what is certain is that he will not upturn the enduring apartheid structure of the economy – the system through which Ramaphosa ...
Two people died and three were injured in another tavern shooting in Marikana informal settlement in Philippi on Saturday night. Last September 11 people died when a group of men opened fire in a tavern. Police spokesperson FC Van Wyk said Saturday's shooting happened at about 10:30pm when an ...
A memorial service has been held in South Africa on Wednesday to remember the victims of the Marikana massacre five years ago, in which 34 miners who were on strike were shot and killed by police. No one has been charged with any offence related to the August 16, 2012 massacre, considered South ...
Despite ushering in renewed confidence, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa should not be mistaken as the 'saviour' of a post-Zuma South Africa, says political ... Taking a clear swipe at Ramaphosa, Mbeki said people also haven't forgotten about Marikana and what it revealed about the governing party's ...
People also died at marikana, who cares about that ? Do you or CR ever pray for them ? Yellow Snow • 1 day ago. I don't pray at all. I read the complete account of Marikana and it was criminal too. The topic here was Esidimeni, not Marikana. Are you capable of sticking to a topic? Krokodil Botha • 1 day ...

This was attributed almost entirely to its impairment charge after writing down the value of its operations in the Marikana region of South Africa. Excluding the charge, the company reported an underlying loss of $26 million, on revenues of $1.1 billion, compared with a profit of $13 million in 2016. Platinum ...
Tlhabane - Forum 4 Service Delivery councillor Napoleon Webster, accused of escaping from lawful custody, appeared briefly in the Bafokeng Magistrate's Court in Tlhabane, near Rustenburg, on Tuesday. Webster appeared alongside Lizalise Qikane, Vuyolethu Gunguthwa, Fuzile Mgidi, Sandile Zulu, ...
Phiyega faced criticism for her handling of the Marikana massacre. A commission of inquiry looked at Phiyega's fitness to hold the office.
South Africa appointed General Khehla Sithole as national police ... during a violent wildcat strike over pay in Marikana on the platinum belt.
The silence of South Africa's governing African National Congress .... he was implicated in the Marikana massacre when police shot dead 34 ...
JOHANNESBURG – Marikana activist Napoleon Webster and five other men are expected to appear in the Bafokeng Magistrate's Court in ...
Cape Town - Four of the five suspects linked to the Marikana informal settlement mass murders are behind bars, Police Minister Fikile Mbalula ...
While South Africa has screened 67 titles at Idfa so far, Saragas' ... “The situation in Marikana is dire and it is my hope that the film will work to ...
While South Africa has screened 67 titles at Idfa so far, Saragas' ... “The situation in Marikana is dire and it is my hope that the film will work to ...
FILE: The main entrance of the Lonmin platinum mine in Marikana. ... and road projects in South Africa on Monday in a ceremony that will be ...
Marikana's Mr X wants out of police protection ... What is true in South Africa is that I can die of hunger after doing so much for this country.”.
Yoliswa Gqwetha of Marikana informal settlement, Philippi, apparently died by electrocution after her body touched the zinc sheet of the shack ...
The Marikana miners told EWN that they were forced into hiding as union leadership had failed to protect them. Amcu is accused of corruption, ...
The Marikana women's fight for justice, five years on ... without which no anti-apartheid movement in South Africa or strike in Marikana would be ...
A landmark high court judgment on land occupations discriminates against wealthy business people and allows the police to pick and choose ...
A landmark high court judgment on land occupations discriminates against wealthy business people and allows the police to pick and choose ...
Miners are being assassinated in Marikana, again. The truth as to who's to blame has also become a victim as the bodies and accusations pile ...
Rustenburg - No arrest has been made in connection with spate of killings in Marikana near Rustenburg, North West police said on Friday.
Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) president Joseph Mathunjwa likened the killings at Marikana, in the North West, ...
Marikana activist Napoleon Webster speaks at the SERI offices in Braamfontein, Johannesburg on 2 August 2017. The briefing was called to ...
Police Minister Fikile Mbalula is photographed near eight men who the SAPS Western Cape suggested were involved in the violence in ...
Screenshot from Police Minister Fikile Mbalula's Twitter account celebrating the apprehension of the alleged Marikana informal settlement ...
RUSTENBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - AUGUST 16: People during the commemoration rally of the second anniversary of the Marikana massacre ...
This week, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will be engaging various communities who have recently expressed ...
A week after the gruesome murders of 11 people in one night rocked the community of Marikana in Philippi East, residents of the informal ...
Cape Town - A leader of a community-initiated patrol group in the Marikana informal settlement in Philippi East said they have become ''tired of ...
Eight people have been arrested in connection with last week's shooting in the Marikana informal settlement in Philippi East in the Western ...
Hundreds of people from the Marikana informal settlement in Philippi East marched on Thursday to the Cape Town Civic Centre and the ...
The Marikana community in Philippi, Cape Town, is in crisis and this is not a new crisis. Eleven people were killed in a night of bloodshed and ...
Residents of Marikana confronted police minister Fikile Mbalula on his visit to crime-ridden Philippi East on Tuesday with complaints about ...
The South African Police Services (SAPS) are in the process of settling 653 civil claims worth R1.17bn for injuries and deaths that occurred in ...
Cape Town - Four people have been arrested in the Marikana informal settlement of Philippi, Cape Town following the murder of 11 people at ...
Members of the local community near Lonmin's Marikana operations in South Africa want the shafts suspended, the company said last week it's ...


 

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