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Former provincial top cop and others back in court for 2012 Marikana Lonmin strike incidents 2018-06-19 [ANA/The Citizen]

Marikana mineworkers in court for 2012 Lonmin strike murders 2018-06-19 [ANA/The Citizen]

Negotiations under way in province to restore health services 2018-06-01 [News24]

Found not guilty by court, Marikana activist warns of cops pursuing ‘political agendas’ 2018-05-23 [Daily Maverick]

Nehawu issues ultimatum for North West public servants strike 2018-05-19 [The Citizen]

Nehawu extends ultimatum to govt by 2 weeks to tackle NW problems 2018-05-18 [Eyewitness News]

Nehawu gives task team 24 hours to respond to demands 2018-05-18 [News24]

Mineworker falls to his death at Harmony Gold mine 2018-05-18 [ANA/The Citizen]

Union wants Ramaphosa to prevent 'new lows' 2018-05-10 [The Times]

Allow those who are sick to receive medical attention, provincial health dept begs protesters 2018-05-10 [News24]

Hospersa calls on members to return to work 2018-05-10 [ANA/The Citizen]

North West strike: Nehawu to announce way forward 2018-05-08 [The Independent]

Nehawu assesses 2-month-long strike 2018-05-08 [ANA/The Citizen]

Fatal strike: ‘Innocent people being denied healthcare’ 2018-05-08 [City Press]

Unpaid Thari bus drivers call on government to intervene in matter 2018-05-03 [Eyewitness News]

Protesters chase doctors, nurses out of hospital 2018-05-03 [News24]

Sibanye-Stillwater vows to start on a clean slate at Marikana 2018-05-03 [Fin24]

NEHAWU says go slow continues until grievances resolved 2018-05-01 [Eyewitness News]

We welcome placement of NWest DoH under administration 2018-04-28 [NEHAWU]

More shops looted and hospital invaded as violence spreads 2018-04-26 [News24]

Doctors plead for help as strike cripples North West health services 2018-04-25 [City Press]

Union vows to intensify North West health sector strike 2018-04-25 [The Citizen]

Saftu vows to help ANC remove provincial premier Mahumapelo 2018-04-25 [IOL]

'This could be worse than Life Esidimeni' - Doctors on health crisis 2018-04-25 [TimesLive]

SAFTU calls on members in province to down tools until Mahumapelo goes 2018-04-21 [Eyewitness News]

Military medical practitioners arrive in province 2018-04-21 [ANA/eNCA]

Union asks Ramaphosa to intervene in North West health crisis 2018-04-19 [The Times]

Health department considers military aid in strike-hit North West 2018-04-17 [Business Day]

AMCU lashes out at Ramaphosa 'courting' Malema with Marikana widows visit 2018-04-17 [News24]

Speed up mining killings probe, NUM asks cops 2018-04-17 [ANA/The Citizen]

Municipal boss 'beats up union leader' 2018-04-16 [The Sowetan]

Patients go home empty-handed due to ongoing Nehawu strike 2018-04-16 [TimesLive]

R1m Denel bursary to Supra's son: Solidarity threatens action 2018-04-16 [News24]

Ramaphosa vows to go visit Marikana widows at Madikizela-Mandela's funeral 2018-04-16 [BusinessLive]

Patients go home empty-handed due to ongoing Nehawu strike 2018-04-14 [TimesLive]

Province's health on its knees due to strike 2018-04-14 [The Citizen]

Amcu killings plot bail hearing postponed till Friday 2018-04-12 [ANA/The Citizen]

Team of MECs appointed to resolve Nehawu strike 2018-04-06 [News24]

Mathunjwa protects corrupt union leaders, Brits court hears 2018-04-04 [eNCA]

Shortage of medical supplies, clinic services affected as North West strike drags on 2018-03-29 [City Press]

Another miner killed at Sibanye Stillwater: NUM 2018-03-27 [eNCA]

Public servants demand to see the back of ‘corrupt’ Supra 2018-03-22 [ANA/The Citizen]

NEHAWU to march against corruption, better pay 2018-03-21 [Eyewitness News]

NEHAWU calls on Provincial Premier to resign 2018-03-21 [Eyewitness News]

NPA says police officer lied to Marikana inquiry about order to shoot miners in the back 2018-03-19 [BusinessLive]

SAFTU welcome Marikana arrests but demands action against all culprits 2018-03-16 [SAFTU]

Marikana killings: Saftu welcomes arrest of former top cop Mpembe 2018-03-16 [Eyewitness News]

Former top cop Mpembe among six men facing Marikana murder charges 2018-03-16 [TimesLive]

9 senior police officials to appear for Marikana massacre 2018-03-15 [News24]

Operations at NW medical stores come to standstill over pay, Lekalakala saga 2018-03-14 [Eyewitness News]

This month in labour history

6-06-1988 A general strike was declared by black unions and anti-apartheid groups. Up to 3 million took part in the stoppage, in protest at the 2-year-old state of emergency restrictions on the right to strike. They held out against police shootings. [more]

10-06-1918 African workers rallied in Johannesburg to protest the jailing of all 152 striking municipal workers. who had gone on strike for a shilling a day increase in pay. Radicals attempted to organise a general strike which was called off. [more]