Amcu’s commitment to non-violence has been questioned by a group of miners who have gone into hiding, saying that someone at the union wants to kill them.
Lonmin workers facing bleak Christmas as the mine announced that more than 1000 jobs are expected to be cut by the festive season.
The construction of a statue for President Jacob Zuma remains mind-boggling for most, and few are more perturbed by it than the Democratic Alliance’s Joe McGluwa.
Phiyega continues to be at the centre of attention for the role she was deemed to have played in the Marikana Massacre, and will be subjected to further scrutiny by the Police Portfolio Committee next February.
A copy of the report was on 15 December submitted to President Jacob Zuma, who is still considering the findings thereof.
The party believed that the rules were implemented to silence them in particular, as well as give the Speaker of Parliament, Baleka Mbete, “greater powers than she already had”.
Zuma released a statement on Sunday, where he shed some light on progress that his office had made in implementing of the recommendations made by the Farlam Commission – the report for which was released in June 2015.
Mahumapelo said that while any form of protest was acceptable, the taking of another man’s life was not, adding that this latest incident would not derail government’s plans.
The Economic Freedom Fighters staged a peaceful protest on Tuesday at the Sea Point Promenade, to commemorate the four year anniversary of the Marikana massacre.
People have placed flowers and candles below the stage, as both miners and community members gathered to remember the lives lost.