January 1, 1970

'I know he's dead' – Mom's impassioned plea for Richard Thole's bones

Nombeko Thole, the mother of Richard Thole, says all she wants is for her son’s bones to be returned to her. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Illegal mining should be made legal – zama-zama miners

Zama-zama miners from all over the country have marched on the Department of Mineral Resources demanding an immediate moratorium of the persecution of illegal miners and […]
January 1, 1970

The spectre of Marikana still looms large

Five years after the bloody Marikana massacre, calls for justice for not just the victims’ families but for mining communities generally will only grow louder, says […]
January 1, 1970

Lonmin: Five years after Marikana

Lonmin is not the same company it was five years ago, before the Marikana massacre took place. Source: News