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South Africa Mine Strike

South African Gold Miners Refuse To Go Underground

Reuters | Posted 11.03.2013 | World

By Ed Stoddard JOHANNESBURG, Sept 3 (Reuters) - A strike in South Africa's gold mines began on Tuesday with some workers failing to ...

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?

South African Police Crackdown On Striking Miners

Posted 09.15.2012 | World

By: THEMBA HADEBE, The Associated Press MARIKANA, South Africa -- Police firing rubber bullets and tear gas sent men, women and children scattering ...

Controversial Politician Calls For Nationwide Mine Strike In South Africa

AP | MICHELLE FAUL | Posted 11.11.2012 | World

DRIEFONTEIN, South Africa — In a speech punctuated by the cheers of thousands of miners and the blowing of whistles and vuvuzelas, firebrand pol...

New Wave Of Striking Miners In South Africa

AP | MICHELLE FAUL | Posted 11.04.2012 | World

MARIKANA, South Africa (AP) — Striking miners in South Africa threatened to kill workers and managers in a nearby mine Wednesday unless they joined ...

Defense Minister Apologizes For South Africa Mine Shootings

AP | NQOBILE NTSHANGASE and MICHELLE FAUL | Posted 10.21.2012 | World

MARIKANA, South Africa — South Africa's defense minister apologized Tuesday to angry miners who held up plastic packets of bullet casings, the f...

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, ...