S.Africa: Marikana Commission Continues


A video from the SA Human Rights Commission has cast doubt over the description of events during the Marikana shooting given by the police.


Miners gather to commemorate the second anniversary of the Marikana shooting (file photo).

  • South Africa:  Marikana Strike was Uncharacteristic - Lonmin

    South African Press Association, 1 September 2014

    Lonmin mine security had not expected protesting miners at Marikana in the North West to gather and strike on August 12, 2012, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard on Monday. read more »

  • South Africa:  Marikana - When Comrades Clash, It Is the Truth That Suffers

    Daily Maverick, 1 September 2014

    The twinned appearances of then-Lonmin shareholder and ANC frontman Cyril Ramaphosa and then-Minister of Mineral Resources Susan Shabangu at the Marikana Commission within two ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Marikana Commission - Minister Shabangu Can't Act

    Daily Maverick, 26 August 2014

    In 2012, Susan Shabangu was Minister of Mineral Resources. Appearing at the Commission on Tuesday, the current Minister of Women was dismal. She was caught in her own ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Former Mineral Resources Minister Faces Marikana Commission

    South African Press Association, 26 August 2014

    Former mineral resources minister Susan Shabangu denied that Cyril Ramaphosa influenced her into seeing the Marikana strike as a criminal issue. read more »

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