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South Africa Mine Violence

12,000 Striking Miners Set To Be Fired

AP | Posted 12.24.2012 | World

JOHANNESBURG — A spokesman for AngloGold Ashanti says the company is set to fire about 12,000 South African workers who have been striking at th...

Man Set Ablaze In Fresh Mine Violence

AP | RODNEY MUHUMUZA | Posted 12.11.2012 | World

JOHANNESBURG — Striking miners killed one man by setting him on fire Thursday while another was fatally shot, apparently by police, in rekindled...

South Africa Mine Protests Spread

AP | CARLEY PETESCH | Posted 11.21.2012 | World

JOHANNESBURG — Strikes in South Africa have spread in the gold mining industry, inspired by an illegal and violent work stoppage that netted wor...

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...

South African Miners Demand Higher Wages After Police Shootout

AP | THOMAS PHAKANE and MICHELLE FAUL | Posted 08.22.2012 | World

MARIKANA, South Africa -- South African President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday told striking miners the nation's leaders are mourning with them but he refu...

White Supremacist Murderer Gets Life Sentence

AP | EMOKE BEBIAK | Posted 10.22.2012 | World

JOHANNESBURG -- A black farmworker was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday for the brutal murder of South African white supremacist leader Eugene Te...

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...