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Activist Napoleon Webster’s murder case postponed in Rustenburg

RUSTENBURG, June 9 – Marikana activist Napoleon Webster and 13 other men charged with murder briefly appeared in the Rustenburg Magistrate’s Court on Friday. The case against them was postponed to June 19, because there was no water and electricity supply at the court building. Aubrey Seitsang, Sibonile Sobopha, Mdlondozi Fundiwo, Herbert Baqhesi, Napoleon Webster […]

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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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Stop glorifying Ramaphosa and focus on mineworkers, says Marikana activist

RUSTENBURG, April 4 (ANA) – Murder accused Napoleon Webster, a well known political activist in Marikana believes that the State’s case against him and his co-accused is politically motivated because of their relentless fight for justice for the families of 34 mineworkers who were killed in the August 2012 Marikana Massacre.   “I am being punished for my involvement […]

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Marikana activist held for 62 days without bail, tells supporters to remain strong

Napoleon Webster appeared in the Rustenburg Magistrate’s Court earlier today for the continuation of his bail hearing with respect to his alleged involvement in a mob murder that took place on 8 December 2016 in Marikana West. On Monday, the State announced that they would be charging a further three people for their involvement in this murder, bringing […]