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Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant.
Turbulent times for labour: Oliphant

Tuesday 21 January 2014 11:42

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant on Tuesday warned of turbulence in the labour market.

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Rand falls vs dollar, bonds weaken

Friday 16 August 2013 18:34

The rand retreated against the dollar on Friday, the one-year anniversary of the shooting of 34 miners at Lonmin's Marikana mine, and is expected to remain range bound in the days ahead.

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Rand steady but labour strife could weigh

Tuesday 13 August 2013 06:03

South Africa's rand was steady against the dollar on Monday after rallying earlier in the session.

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  The rand weakened to 9.2540 to the dollar, its softest since April 23.
Mine strike drags rand to 3-week low

Wednesday 15 May 2013 10:15

The rand fell to a three-week low against the dollar on Wednesday.

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Yesterday police used rubber bullets to prevent armed striking mine workers from assembling near the notorious hill.
Lonmin workers slam deployment of army

Sunday 16 September 2012 06:32

Striking Lonmin mineworkers representative Mmametlwe Sebei has condemned the deployment of the army, and police in the Wonderkop in the North West.

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Police confiscated a large number of knobkerries, pangas and other dangerous weapons.
Rubber bullets fired at Wonderkop

Saturday 15 September 2012 12:28

Police fired rubber bullets and pepper spray to disperse striking mineworkers in Nkaneng informal settlement, Wonderkop, near Lonmin's Marikana mine.

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The miners says they will continue to wait until they get what they want, R12 500.
Lonmin workers reject wage offer

Friday 14 September 2012 12:45

Striking workers at Lonmin's Marikana mine have rejected management's wage offer of an additional R900 per month.

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Policemen fire at the striking Lonmin miners.
NPA still wrong in Lonmin matter

Tuesday 4 September 2012 09:26

The initial decision to charge the Lonmin mineworkers in respect of the doctrine of common purpose is a perverse application of the law, writes Cameron Jacobs.

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Lesotho government to hold memorial for Lonmin miners

Friday 31 August 2012 07:30

Lesotho's government will hold a memorial service to honour the four Basotho who lost their lives in violence at the Lonmin-Marikana mine in North-West earlier this month.

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In a special parliamentary seating, political parties condemned the deaths of 34 Lonmin miners.
Parliament debates Lonmin massacre

Tuesday 21 August 2012 19:38

Opposition parties today called for heads to roll, saying the killings demonstrated a lack of top-level leadership and ministerial accountability.

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A total of 34 people were killed and more than 78 were injuredi n a shoot-out that erupted near the Marikana mine.
Violence was long in the making: ANCYL

Friday 17 August 2012 16:22

ANC Youth League says the violence that erupted at Lonmin's Marikana mine had been long in the making.

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