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South Africa Miners Strike

12,000 Miners Given The Boot After Strikes

AP | RODNEY MUHUMUZA | Posted 12.05.2012 | World

JOHANNESBURG — Anglo American Platinum fired 12,000 striking miners Friday for staging an unlawful strike that is one of several that are slowly...

South Africa Wage Deal Fails To Quell Violence

AP | CARLEY PETESCH | Posted 11.19.2012 | Business

MARIKANA, South Africa (AP) — Lonmin Platinum's miners celebrated a wage deal Wednesday that ended a deadly strike, but labor unrest at a different ...

'Lonmin Can Just Shut Down Its Mine If It Doesn't Want To Give Us What We Want!'

AP | MICHELLE FAUL | Posted 11.13.2012 | Business

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's government and striking miners hardened their stances Friday, with miners rejecting a Lonmin plati...

PHOTOS: 41,200 Miners Strike In South Africa

AP | THOMAS PHAKANE | Posted 11.09.2012 | Business

MARIKANA, South Africa (AP) — Chanting miners wielding machetes, clubs and spears marched from shaft to shaft of South Africa's beleaguered Lonmin p...

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 ...

GROWING CONTROVERSY: South Africa Chargers Miners Instead Of Police For Murders

AP | MICHELLE FAUL | Posted 08.31.2012 | World

JOHANNESBURG -- South Africa's justice minister Friday challenged the top prosecutor's decision to charge 270 miners with the murders and attempted mu...