Shack dwellers raise their own funds for flood relief

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


Photo Essay | 8 August 2019

Mine workers remember the Marikana massacre

Five years later conditions in nearby Nkaneng township remain largely unchanged


News | 17 August 2017

SABC finally screens Miners Shot Down - sort of

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


News | 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: β€œThe Lonmin tragedy is a wake-up call that South Africa will ignore at its peril.”

Terry Bell

Opinion | 20 August 2013

AMCU gives its side of the story

We spoke to Jimmy Gama, Treasurer of the Association of Mine Workers and Construction Union (AMCU), about the Lonmin strike, the killings at Marikana, the status of negotiations and what needs to happen next.

Mara Kardas-Nelson

News | 5 September 2012