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AMCU’s Joseph Mathunjwa rejects Ramaphosa’s ‘convenient’ Marikana apology

Staff Reporter AMCU leader Joseph Mathunjwa is the latest person to react with outrage at Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa’s apology over the Marikana massacre in which mineworkers were shot and killed by police. In 2012 Ramaphosa – who was a Lonmin shareholder – wrote to board members calling for “concomitant action” after  people had been […]

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The revolution is brewing

Blacks remain marginalised 23 years after apartheid as the mainstream economy, markets and resource capabilities are very much still in the clutches of whites. The State of the Nation address and every political campaign thereafter’s undertone was and is that of radical economic transformation.  A cliché linked to this rhetoric is “white monopoly capital”. White monopoly […]

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ICC considering investigation into human trafficking in Libya

JOHANNESBURG, May 9 – The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has told the United Nations Security Council that her office is considering launching an investigation into alleged migrant-related crimes in Libya, including human trafficking. “My Office continues to collect and analyze information relating to serious and widespread crimes allegedly committed against migrants attempting […]

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Ramaphosa heads to Lesotho

JOHANNESBURG, May 9 – Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, who is also the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Facilitator is expected to pay an official visit to the Kingdom of Lesotho on Tuesday. The Presidency said the visit was in pursuance of decisions of the SADC Summit of Heads of State and Government held in Swaziland […]

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Coligny in tense situation

COLIGNY – Coligny was on a knife edge on Monday afternoon, after two farmers accused of the murder of a teenage, were granted bail. A farm house was torched, photographer attacked and a confrontation ensued between the protesters and farmers. A group of farmers attacked a journalist after a farm house was looted and torched, […]