SABC News - Marikana


Statue in honour of Marikana victims to be erected

Saturday 25 April 2015 19:54

The country is consumed by the status of colonial and apartheid statues. One future memorial likely to enjoy unanimous support is the one that will be erected in honour of the Marikana victims.


Julius Malema was kicked out of the National Assembly by Thandi Modise.
Court rules in favour of Malema in Parliament case

Wednesday 15 April 2015 11:01

The Western Cape High Court has ruled in favour of the EFF in Parliament over Julius Malema's refusal to withdraw his statement that the ANC government and Thandi Moside killed people in Marikana.


DA to assess Marikana mineworkers' living conditions

Wednesday 8 April 2015 06:51

The DA’s Shadow Minister of Human Settlements, Makashule Gana, is expected to be in Marikana near Rustenburg in the North West to assess mineworkers' living conditions.


Police say they will leave no stone unturned in investigating the  murder of Colonel David Hlanganani Makhubela.
No breakthrough in Gauteng police head murder case

Sunday 5 April 2015 12:50

Gauteng police say no arrests have been made following the fatal stabbing of Gauteng Public Order Policing Head Colonel David Hlanganani Makhubela.


Gauteng Public Order Policing Head Colonel David Makhubela had given a statement in the Marikana Commisssion of Inquiry.
Foul play suspected in Gauteng police head's murder

Sunday 5 April 2015 06:41

Mystery surrounds the killing of Gauteng Public Order Policing Head Colonel David Makhubela.


About 44 people were killed in the Marikana unprotected strike.
Marikana report in govt’s hand

Tuesday 31 March 2015 20:35

The presidency says it has received the report of the Marikana Commission of Inquiry.


Marikana support group calls for a speedy release of report

Tuesday 31 March 2015 19:19

Pressure group the Support Marikana Campaign has urged the Presidency to speedily make public the findings of the Farlam Commission of Inquiry.


The Farlam Commission is due to hand over its findings to the president this week.
Families of Marikana victims pin hope on report

Tuesday 31 March 2015 07:15

Widows and families of slain Marikana miners hope the final report of the Marikana Enquiry will answer the many questions they have.


Marikana Commission to hand report to Zuma

Monday 30 March 2015 19:08

The Marikana Commission of Inquiry will hand an electronic copy of its final findings to President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday.


The Marikana Commission of Inquiry has been investigationg the events that took place in August 2012.
Great anticipation ahead Marikana commission findings release

Friday 27 March 2015 17:24

The National Union of Mineworkers (Num) says it is hopeful that the recommendations of the Marikana Commission of Inquiry will be implemented fully.


NUM General Secretary, Frans Baleni, says at present, minimum wages for gold and coal are around R6 000 and R9 000 respectively
NUM resolves to present 'better wage' demand before Chamber

Thursday 12 March 2015 20:10

NUM says it will demand that wages of its lowest paid members be doubled, trebled even, when it tables its new wage demands for the gold, coal and diamond sectors at the Chamber of Mines in April.


Joseph Mathunjwa lambasted the chaos that erupted in parliament on Thursday.
Mathunjwa lambasted Sona chaos

Sunday 15 February 2015 06:52

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union president Joseph Mathunjwa has lambasted the chaos that erupted in parliament on Thursday,


Mpofu, Chaskalson set to represent Bizana looters

Tuesday 27 January 2015 13:36

The eight people arrested at Bizana following a looting incident will be defended by Advocates Dali Mpofu and Matthew Chaskalson.


Campaign for Marikana Holiday: Report

Friday 16 January 2015 09:36

A formal application will be made by Anglican Bishop Jo Seoka and the Marikana Support Group to have August 16, the day 34 mineworkers were killed in Marikana, to be declared a public holiday.


Ramathlodi warns of job losses as talks hit snag

Tuesday 10 June 2014 16:55

The Minister of Mineral Resources Ngoako Ramatlhodi has warned that the country may suffer job losses as a result of the strike by Amcu in the platinum belt.


Amcu strike: Will mineworkers accept new wage offer?

Tuesday 3 June 2014 18:36

Mining analyst Bongani Mbindwane says we should be cautiously optimistic on whether striking Amcu members will accept the government’s new offer.


Police behaviour scrutinise at Marikana hearing

Monday 2 June 2014 15:36

Police officers were standing around the bodies of the dead striking miners, laughing, making jokes and using foul language to brag about what they did.


Amcu welcomes investigations into mine books

Thursday 29 May 2014 17:35

Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) negotiator in the current platinum sector strike has suggested that mining companies could be involved in tax and wage evasion.


We are not biased: Gift of the Givers

Sunday 25 May 2014 14:54

Gift of the Givers has denied that it is distributing food selectively in the embattled platinum belt of the North West province.


People waited in long queues for services such as healthcare, food and other necessities.
Gift of the Givers accuses Lonmin of preventing access to miners

Sunday 25 May 2014 12:05

Aid organisation, Gift of the Givers, has accused Lonmin mine security of preventing its vehicle from entering the Marikana mine on Saturday.


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