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Lonmin Shooting

When the Future Goes Off the Rails

Dave Logan | Posted 11.25.2012 | Business
Dave Logan

Over the past several weeks, dozens of people have asked me to comment on Lonmin. A long-running strike turned violent last month, and police opened fire on protestors, killing 34 and injuring another 78. People are asking: how could things go so badly so fast?

Police Kill 2 More In S. Africa Mine Strike Crackdown

AP | CARLEY PETESCH and MICHELLE FAUL | Posted 11.20.2012 | World

RUSTENBURG, South Africa — Days after soldiers were deployed, South African President Jacob Zuma announced Thursday that he has ordered the mili...

Striking Miners Accept Offer

AP | CARLEY PETESCH and MICHELLE FAUL | Posted 11.18.2012 | World

MOOINOOI, South Africa — Striking platinum miners in South Africa have signed a wage deal ending a bloody 5-week strike at the Lonmin PLC mine t...

South African Police Kill Over 30 Striking Miners (GRAPHIC PHOTOS, VIDEO)

AP | By MICHELLE FAUL and JON GAMBRELL | Posted 10.16.2012 | World

MARIKANA, South Africa (AP) — President Jacob Zuma rushed home from a regional summit Friday and announced an official inquiry into a police shootin...

Police Open Fire On Striking Workers

AP | JON GAMBRELL | Posted 10.16.2012 | World

JOHANNESBURG — South African police opened fire Thursday on a crowd of striking miners that charged a line of officers trying to disperse them, ...