Tag Archives: Marikana massacre

Mining The Many Faces of Cyril Ramaphosa

  “Apartheid was baked hard in the mining industry, because that’s where it originated”- Cyril Ramaphosa   Ramaphosa and Marikana “An injury to one worker, is an injury to all,” Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa roared from the stage from the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) Central Committee meeting In Pretoria, at the end [...]

Marikana: A State Of No Apologies

  The families of slain miners seek compensation for their losses – and an apology from government, writes Niren Tolsi Three years after their husbands were shot dead by police on August 16 2012 at Marikana, Zameka Nungu and Betty Gadlela are still waiting for a simple apology from the government that killed their families’ [...]