“City doesn’t send officials to help residents whose shacks are flooded, so we made a decision to help ourselves,” says Marikana resident
By Vincent Lali
Photo Essay | 8 August 2019
Four days after the bloodletting that has become known as the Marikana massacre, this column supported the call for a comprehensive and independent inquiry. And it noted, reflecting a widespread view within the labour movement: “The Lonmin tragedy is a wake-up call that South Africa will ignore at its peril.”
Opinion | 20 August 2013
We spoke to Jimmy Gama, Treasurer of the Association of Mine Workers and Construction Union (AMCU), about the Lonmin strike, the killings at Marikana, the status of negotiations and what needs to happen next.
News | 5 September 2012