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Police Use Live Ammunition on Shackdwellers

  Daneel Knoetze   Police used live ammunition against unarmed shackdwellers who fiercely resisted eviction in Philippi East today. It was the most violent day of clashes between police, City of Cape Town Law Enforcement and shackdwellers since forcible evictions started off Symphony Way, in response to a land invasion, two weeks ago. At least […]

Lonmin & ‘The White Man’s Muti’

    A computer’s delete button is “the white man’s muti”, according to Marikana miners who, it has been suggested, used the stuff in the belief that it made them invisible during the violent wildcat strike at Lonmin’s Marikana platinum operation in 2012 that left 44  people dead.   According to Advocate Dali Mpofu, acting […]