Marikana massacre
NUMSA strike South Africa South African court permits NUMSA to supply food to striking workers of Lanxess Chrome

Workers had begun a sit-in strike underground in Lanxess’s Rustenburg mine on February 17 against various issues, including sexual harassment and the exploitation of contract workers at the mine

AMCU South Africa South Africa’s largest mining union seeks wage hike from industry giants

The union’s demand of a phased wage hike for mine workers, along with other health and housing benefits, is in light of the windfall gains accrued by the mining companies due to soaring prices of the platinum group metals

Socialist Revolutionary Workers Party launched in South Africa

Over a thousand gathered in Johannesburg to attend the Launch Congress of the Party which seeks to build socialism in South Africa

Six years on Marikana’s ghosts linger

Families of the slain mineworkers have told New Frame that the torments of the massacre refuse to go away.

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