Category Archives: Marikana

Will Marikana resurrect Julius Malema?

S African massacre has allowed firebrand youth leader to re-claim the spotlight and turn the heat on President Zuma.

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Q&A: Understanding the Marikana strikes

What wider implications will ongoing strikes after the “Marikana massacre” have for South African politics?

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S Africa miners complain of ‘living hell’

As a bitter strike continues, workers in informal settlements face poverty, crime and inadequate housing.

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Marikana on edge after S Africa killings

After police killed 34 striking miners, residents worry about the effect of unrest on the local economy.

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Marikana exposes South Africa’s disconnect

Al-Jazeera -  One need not engage experts, textbooks or fortune-tellers to gather the disconnect of the struggles of Marikana from Johannesburg, the bleeding economic heart of South Africa. A mere drive from the wide roads…

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In pictures: Marikana miners

Marikana, South Africa - Unrest in South Africa’s mining sector continues unabated. On Wednesday, thousands took to the streets here in Marikana, in the country’s North West province, demanding a salary increase from Lonmin mines. Undeterred by…

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Has the post-Apartheid bubble burst?

The deaths of 34 striking miners, shot by police at Marikana, may undermine officials’ narrative of peace and progress.

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