Tag Archives: Platinum belt

Police Not Taking Chances in Marikana

Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa warned striking mineworkers that lawlessness and intimidation will not be tolerated in the platinum belt. “I want to appeal to mineworkers to report any incidents of intimidation to the police. [It is not] industrial action when somebody is going to damage, burn houses and properties, so a firm warning is sent

South African Police

Police Ready for Platinum Sector Strike

Rustenburg – The South African Police Service (SAPS) in the North West is ready to ensure the legal strikes due to commence on several platinum mines from Thursday remain peaceful and without violence said police spokesperson Brigadier Thulane Ngubane. The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) earlier this week announced its intention to strike

NUM Victim Alive

Rustenburg – The man who was attacked and stabbed for wearing a National Union of Mineworkers T-Shirt on Sunday is “alive, well and out of hospital.” According to spokesperson Lesiba Seshoka he had been given the wrong information and had thus informed the media the man had died. “I was told by local union leaders