SABC News - Marikana mine


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.


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.


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.


  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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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