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South African trade unionist shot dead at troubled mine

3-6-2013A trade union leader was shot dead and another wounded at South Africa's Lonmin platinum mine in South Africa on Monday, in ongoing union rivalry at the troubled site, which suffered deadly strikes and police clashes last year. A shop steward from South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers

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Causes of Death

MEDIA INVITE 22 March 2018 Stats SA to release Mortality and causes of death report The Statistician-General of South Africa, Risenga Maluleke, will release the Mortality and causes of death in South Africa, 2016 report at a media briefing to be held on Tuesday, 27 March 2018 in Pretoria.

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The Truth About South Africa: ANC's black on black killing

ANC's black on black killing spree Politically Motivated Murders in South Africa from 1948 to 1994: This blog is mine. I post about stuff that I feel strongly about. If you don't like it, go to a different site. You are free to start your own blog, with your own opinions.

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South African Police Open Fire On Striking Miners, More

16-8-2012South African Police Open Fire On Striking Miners, More Than 30 Killed : The Two-Way The shooting followed an attempt by police to disperse striking workers at Marikana, the world's third-largest platinum mine, about 40 miles northwest of Johannesburg.

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[Letter from South Africa] The Myth of White Genocide

T o the extent that news about land reform in South Africa has reached international audiences at all, it's been refracted through the lens of a narrative promoted by white conservatives about a supposed "white genocide"—killings of mostly Afrikaner farmers—equating land redistribution with race war.

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South Africa opens mine shootings inquiry

1-10-2012South Africa opened an inquiry into the police killing of at least 34 miners during a day of violence in August, hoping to find out how a dispute over pay ended in a bloodbath. The commission, appointed by President Jacob Zuma, began proceedings at

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Mali passenger bus hits landmine killing 14 in central

4-9-2019A makeshift bomb exploded under a passenger bus travelling in the violence-plagued central Mali region of Mopti on Tuesday, killing at least 14 people and wounding 24, the security minister said. The vehicle hit the landmine while carrying 60 passengers through an area where ethnic militias

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Dozens killed in South Africa mine shooting

17-8-2012Dozens killed in South Africa mine shooting. Killing Field and Mine Slaughter, with graphic photographs of heavily armed police officers walking casually past the bloodied corpses of men lying crumpled in the dust. In a front page editorial,

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South Africa Mine Killing Highlights Tensions

3-6-2013JOHANNESBURG—Two National Union of Mineworkers officials were shot at the union's office at platinum producer Lonmin PLC on Monday, threatening to further inflame tensions at the country's mines. The union's chairman for the Lonmin mine

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Mining Safety

In 2008, the total fatality figure amounted to 168 workers, and a safety audit showed mine safety compliance in South Africa was below target at just 66%. In 2009, the total fatality figure amounted to 169 workers. In 2010, according to figures released by the Department of Mineral Resources, 128 people were killed in mines in South Africa.

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Mine Bloodbath Shocks South Africa

18-8-2012Mine Bloodbath Shocks South Africa. MARIKANA, South Africa - The police killing of 34 striking platinum miners in the bloodiest security operation since the end of white rule cut to the quick of South Africa's psyche on Friday, with searching questions asked of its post-apartheid soul.

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South Africa`s Zuma to release Marikana mine massacre

25-6-2015President Jacob Zuma was on Thursday due to release the official report into the police killing of 34 South African striking workers at the Marikana mine in 2012, his office said. Juba: President Jacob Zuma was on Thursday due to release the official report into the police killing of 34 South

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South Africa judge drops charges in mine tycoon killing

25-11-2010South Africa judge drops charges in mine tycoon killing 2 Min Read JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A South African judge on Thursday dropped murder charges against convicted drug dealer Glenn Agliotti over the 2005 killing of mining tycoon Brett Kebble, who was closely linked to the ruling ANC's youth wing.

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Violence erupts at new South Africa mine

3-9-2012At least four people were injured at a South African mine on Monday when police and security guards opened fire on dismissed miners attacking reinstated colleagues. The incident comes after last month's clashes at a platinum mine left 34 miners dead. AP - Mine unrest spread in South Africa

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Mine 'bloodbath' shocks post

19-8-2012The killing by police of more than 30 striking miners in the bloodiest security operation since the end of white rule has cut to the quick of South Africa's psyche with people and the media questioning its post-apartheid soul. Warning: Video to the left is extremely graphic. Contains scenes of death

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South Africa Lonmin mine massacre evokes

18-8-2012South Africa Lonmin mine massacre evokes memories of apartheid. SOUTH Africans believed police massacres were for the history books and museums, but the shocking killing of 34 miners has stirred dark memories and new fears. AFP August 19, 2012 12:40am.

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Miners strike at Lonmin mine in South Africa after worker

Miners strike at Lonmin mine in South Africa after worker shot dead. The incident follows the killing of a leader from NUM's rival union, the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU), last month. South Africa accounts for 75% of world PGM output.

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Top Stories – News South Africa

In a state as racialised as South Africa, it is a must to look at the correlation between race and gender in poverty and inequality. In the absence of this, National Treasury's economic paper risks being reduced to an academic exercise that does not address the underlying factors in the country's economic status quo.

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Congo Mine Collapse Kills at Least 19, Glencore Says

27-6-2019A mine partially owned by Glencore GLNCY 1.11% PLC collapsed in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday, killing at least 19 people who were mining illegally, the London-listed company said. Illegal mining is a significant problem in parts of Africa

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SA mine workers killed after earthquake

Officials in South Africa have confirmed the death of four mine workers who were trapped following an earthquake. 10 of the initial 13 workers who were trapped were rescued but officials of the mining company, Sibanye-Stillwater mine have said that four of those rescued died from their injuries.

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Blacks killing blacks in South Africa : Sierra Leone

Blacks killing blacks in South Africa April 23, 2015 By Alusine Sesay For the past few days the international media has been dominated with news of black South Africans killing black Africans on the flimsy excuse that they are jobless as a result of the presence of African economic migrants.

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1985 in South Africa

17 – A limpet mine explodes at 03h00 and damages eight PUTCO buses at the Fleetline depot in Umlazi, Durban. 19 – A farmer is injured when his vehicle hits an anti-tank mine in the Weipe area. 20 – The South African Army carries out a raid into Maseru, Lesotho. 21 – A limpet mine attached to minibus injures 8 or 13 people.

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South Africa Probes Police Killing of 34 Miners

1-10-2012A South African judicial commission has launched an investigation into the police killing of 34 striking mineworkers. South Africa's Mining Industry The three-member panel was due to visit the Lonmin platinum mine in Marikana township, where the deadly shooting took place August 16. The commission, headed by retired Judge Ian Farlam

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South Africa's murder rate climbs 4.9 per cent to 51

3-9-2016South Africa's murder rate increased by 4.9 per cent in the last year, to more than 50 people killed every day. In total, there were 18,673 homocides in the 12 months to March 2016, official statistics show. This is up from 17,805 in the previous year. The police minister said the country was struggling with "a prevalent culture of

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Roots of Apartheid: South Africa's Mining Industry

The development of South Africa's mining industry, and how it laid the foundations for Apartheid Although some mining had taken place in what is now South Africa centuries before Europeans arrived, 1 the modern mining industry emerged as the major shaper of South Africa's economy and race relations in the latter half of the 19 th century.

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About 30 killed in landslide at Chad gold mine

26-9-2019A landslide at an illegal gold mine in Chad has killed about 30 people, a government minister said on Thursday. The mine in the Tibesti region near the Libyan border collapsed early on Tuesday and more victims might still be buried in the rubble, defense minister Mahamat Sala told Reuters. Tibesti

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South African police massacre striking miners

17-8-2012South African police massacre striking miners By Bill Van Auken 17 August 2012 South African police opened fire with automatic weapons on striking platinum miners in the country's North West province on Thursday, killing at least 30.

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South Africa mine

16-11-2014More than two years after 34 protesters were killed in the deadliest police action in South Africa since the end of apartheid, the state is completing South Africa mine-killing probe draws to close after 2 years. The new feasibility study takes into account updated mine capital equipment and mining costs. Jackson

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Vaal Reefs Great Noligwa Mine

Posts about Vaal Reefs Great Noligwa Mine. Sakkie Olivier was at Vaal Reefs Great Noligwa Mine. South Africa Vaal Reefs Great Noligwa Mine. Mining Company Orkney, South Africa. 1,556 people checked in here. Maseko Ngcamane Mzukul S'celo was thinking about thinking about killing someone with Gugu Mkhwanazi and 4 others at Vaal Reefs

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After South Africa's Mine Massacre, Will the ANC's Grip

24-8-2012After South Africa's Mine Massacre, Will the ANC's Grip on Power Unravel? Last week's grisly slaughter of dozens of striking miners at the Marikana mine marks the slow unraveling of the South African government's traditional basis of support

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