“Legal help for Marikana miners will cost the poor”

Pretoria – Legal Aid South Africa has announced that it will provide funding for the legal representation of the injured and arrested miners in the Farlam Commission of Inquiry. On Monday, the South Gauteng High Court ruled that Legal Aid SA should provide legal funding for the miners in the Farlam commission, which is looking … Continue reading ““Legal help for Marikana miners will cost the poor””

Marikana killed’s families “want to attend hearings”

Rustenburg – The families of the mineworkers killed in Marikana in August should receive financial assistance from the state to attend the hearings, the Commission of Inquiry in the tragedy heard on Monday. Advocate Dumisa Ntsebeza, who represent about 20 families, said the families had indicated that they would want to be part of the … Continue reading “Marikana killed’s families “want to attend hearings””

Marikana negotiations postponed

Pretoria – Stakeholders in the Marikana Lonmin Platinum mine on Monday postponed negotiations to allow parties more time to peruse the report-back presented by unions and Lonmin Platinum mine workers’ representatives. The stakeholders that were set to meet include the Department of Labour (DoL) and the Commission for Conciliation Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA). The parties … Continue reading “Marikana negotiations postponed”