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South Africa: Understanding the turmoil
After two decades of rule, the ANC's African nationalist calls are vulnerable to counter-claims of betrayal.
Last updated: 03 May 2014 07:31 GMT
Mining while female: The perils of Marikana
Women miners in South Africa say they are often subjected to sexual harassment - and worse - while on the job.
Last updated: 24 Jan 2014 17:08 GMT
Lonmin unionist murdered in South Africa
Union leader shot dead at Lonmin mine stoking fears of renewed tensions in troubled town of Marikana.
Last updated: 18 Oct 2013 11:38 GMT
The meaning of Marikana
On the anniversary of a police massacre, many South Africans are asking tough questions about economic inequality.
Last updated: 16 Aug 2013 18:08 GMT
S African police head testifies at enquiry
South African police commissioner expected to provide evidence on the role of police at Marikana massacre last year.
Last updated: 14 Mar 2013 10:25 GMT
Zuma addresses rape in State of Nation speech
South African president calls for "unity in action" to end rape in his annual state of the nation address in Cape Town.
Last updated: 14 Feb 2013 19:29 GMT
South Africa miners protest mass sacking
Workers rally to press Anglo American Platinum to revoke its decision to fire 12,000 wildcat strikers.
Last updated: 06 Oct 2012 11:52 GMT
Q&A: Understanding the Marikana strikes
What wider implications will ongoing strikes after the "Marikana massacre" have for South African politics?
Last updated: 09 Sep 2012 12:04 GMT
S Africa miners complain of 'living hell'
As a bitter strike continues, workers in informal settlements face poverty, crime and inadequate housing.
Last updated: 08 Sep 2012 15:33 GMT
Marikana on edge after S Africa killings
After police killed 34 striking miners, residents worry about the effect of unrest on the local economy.
Last updated: 07 Sep 2012 11:50 GMT
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