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Union hostage drama blasted as ‘fake news’ by NUMSA 2020-02-14 [ANA/The South African]

NUM members allegedly being ‘held hostage’ at Rustenburg mine 2020-02-14 [Mining Weekly]

NUM to oppose the retrenchment of chrome mine workers 2020-02-05 [SABC]

COSATU condemns the violence directed at workers in their workstations 2020-02-03 [Polity]

COSATU calls for harsher action against those who assault workers 2020-01-29 [Polity]

Miners speak out against Sibanye 2020-01-28 [Mail & Guardian]

Numsa mourns death of worker at Tau Lekoa mine 2020-01-27 [ANA/Mining Weekly]

Commuters protest to stop bus company from closing 2020-01-26 [GroundUp]

Glencore to restructure SA ferrochrome following “material losses” at Rustenburg smelter 2020-01-18 [MiningMX ]

Mamusa council has a huge task ahead to fix province - Samwu 2020-01-17 [ANA/IOL]

Nehawu threatens mass protest over lack of security in hospitals 2019-12-31 [ANA/IOL]

Numsa negotiates wage agreement with mine 2019-12-20 [SABC]

Mine company shoots unpaid workers 2019-12-18 [New Frame]

NUM deeply angered by decision allegedly taken by Lily-white proto team at Tau Lekoa mine 2019-12-10 [Polity]

NUM blasts management over rockfall fatalities 2019-12-09 [Business Report]

Names of Tau Lekoa mine disaster victims released after last body recovered 2019-12-09 [News24]

NUM raises questions over Orkney mine evacuation procedures 2019-12-09 [SABC]

NUM calls for drastic action as probe into Tau Lekoa deaths underway 2019-12-08 [Eyewitness News]

NUM demands justice for miners 2019-12-08 [eNCA]

NUM calls for forensic investigation following death of miners 2019-12-08 [SABC]

Bodies of 3 trapped miners recovered from gold mine near Orkney 2019-12-08 [News24]

Orkney mining rescue operation expected to take three days 2019-12-07 [News24]

Four mine workers trapped, feared dead in Orkney 2019-12-07 [News24]

 VIDEO Four miners trapped underground 2019-12-07 [eNCA]

Arrests and rubber bullets after chrome mine fails to pay wages 2019-12-04 [Daily Maverick]

Two unions vie for power in Marikana and the result can be murder 2019-11-21 [Daily Maverick]

The difficult life of Marikana sex workers 2019-11-19 [GroundUp]

Marikana victims' families recall the deaths of their loved ones 2019-11-18 [ANA/IOL]

COSATU condemns violence among Lonmin miners after 15 deaths 2019-11-18 [Eyewitness News]

NUM holds its Marikana rally, vows to regain lost platinum belt ground 2019-11-18 [Daily Maverick]

'It seems our loved ones deserved to die' says relative of cop killed in lead-up to Marikana massacre 2019-11-18 [News24]

Cosatu rally to remember lives lost before Marikana massacre, rebuild NUM 2019-11-17 [SABC]

Cosatu attempt to bring Ramaphosa to Marikana rally fails 2019-11-17 [News24]

Organiser of Marikana rally murdered, says NUM 2019-11-17 [eNCA]

Cosatu, NUM gears for rally in Marikana 2019-11-16 [ANA/IOL]

Cosatu, Num gears for rally in Marikana 2019-11-16 [Polity]

NUM to hold first rally in Marikana since massacre 2019-11-13 [IOL]

Political opportunism led to Marikana tragedy, says Cosatu 2019-11-13 [IOL]

Mineworkers face eviction from Kroondal Hostel 2019-11-05 [New Frame]

No arrest following NUM member's murder in Marikana 2019-11-05 [OFM]

COSATU statement on the killing of an NUM member in Marikana 2019-11-04 [COSATU]

NUM: Members ‘to defend themselves’ following Marikana miner’s death 2019-11-02 [JacarandaFM]

NUM rally to proceed in Marikana, despite a hit on union member 2019-11-02 [Africa News 24/7]

NUM outraged over member's murder in Marikana this morning 2019-11-02 [Polity]

NUM member shot dead in Marikana as Platinum Belt tensions heat up 2019-11-01 [Daily Maverick]

Former top cop back in the dock over shooting of 30 mine workers at Marikana 2019-10-31 [ANA/Engineering News]

Unpaid Bojanala municipal workers allegedly assault DA councillor 2019-10-24 [ANA/IOL]

Numsa protests outside court against alleged sexual assault suspect 2019-10-08 [The South African]

Suspect in court for allegedly harassing mineworker 2019-10-07 [OFM]

Sanco wants government to intervene to halt looming job cut in Marikana 2019-09-30 [Mining Weekly]

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