MARIKANA

Shack dwellers raise their own funds for flood relief

“City doesn’t send officials to help residents whose shacks are flooded, so we made a decision to help ourselves,” says Marikana resident

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8 August 2019

Mine workers remember the Marikana massacre

Five years later conditions in nearby Nkaneng township remain largely unchanged

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17 August 2017

SABC finally screens Miners Shot Down - sort of

Protesters project documentary onto state broadcaster's building in Sea Point

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17 August 2016

Marikana: a wake-up call still ignored

Four days after the bloodletting that has become known as the Marikana massacre, this column supported the call for a comprehensive and independent inquiry. And it noted, reflecting a widespread view within the labour movement: “The Lonmin tragedy is a wake-up call that South Africa will ignore at its peril.”

Terry Bell

20 August 2013