Tag: platinum belt

AMCU deeply concerned by spike in violence within the platinum belt

AMCU deeply concerned by spike in violence within the platinum belt

Protests test tribal authority on South Africa’s platinum belt

A new power struggle is unfolding in South Africa’s old homelands between global mining giants, traditional leaders and an impoverished rural populace. Parts of an industry long used to labour unrest are now...

Op-Ed: What the lack of accountability for Marikana says about Zuma’s government

Bill Dixon | University of Nottingham   Five years ago this week 44 people were killed in the course of an industrial dispute at a platinum mine in South Africa’s North West Province owned by...
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