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Marikana celebrates ‘heroes’

MARIKANA, August 16  -The Marikana commemoration at Wonderkop near Rustenburg started on Thursday morning with performances from local artists. The performances ranged from cultural and choral acts to hip-hop. Local group Zayamtefela Cultural Group performed their song called ‘’lalani kahle maqawe akuthi’’ which is Xhosa for ‘’rest in peace our heroes’’. Group members Vuyiswa Mnqinya, Simphiwe Bongo and […]

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No minutes taken at meeting planning to kill Amcu members, court hears

BRITS, April 13  – No minutes were taken at meetings allegedly plotting to eliminate Association of Mineworkers and Construction (Amcu) members, the Brits Magistrate’s Court heard on Friday. “Several meeting were held at different places, no minutes were taken at such meeting. Several items were discussed including liquidating Amcu at Lonmin. One meeting was held […]

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Former Amcu members resolved to kill union leaders after election bid failed

BRITS, April 11  – Disgruntled Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) members resolved to kill union leaders after their national office did not respond to their complaints, the Brits Magistrate’s Court heard on Wednesday. Warrant Officer Johannes Montsho, told the court that the disgruntled members closed branch offices and called for election of new leaders, but […]

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Sibanye-Stillwater says reaches agreement to buy Lonmin

JOHANNESBURG, December 14 – Mining group Sibanye-Stillwater said on Thursday it had reached an agreement to acquire the entire issued ordinary share capital of platinum producer Lonmin. “The proposed combination with Lonmin positions the enlarged Sibanye-Stillwater Group as a leading mine-to-market producer of PGMs (platinum group metals) in South Africa,” Sibanye-Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman said. “The […]