Central & South Asia
People & Power
This month on Al Jazeera
city > Marikana
1 - 10
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
Mourning in S Africa over mine deaths
President calls for mourning over shooting of dozens outside mine, as community searches for loved ones.
Last updated: 20 Aug 2012 13:42 GMT
Featured on Al Jazeera
The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
Surviving the post-employment economy
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
join the #freeajstaff campaign
South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
Crimea, Nagorno-Karabakh and the Gordian Knot
Diba Nigar Goksel
Antagonising Iran: A strategic miscalculation?
Seyed Mohammad Marandi
Spain's rightward plunge
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
In Pictures: Recounting horror of Rana Plaza
Suffering continues for survivors and victims’ families a year after the building collapsed in Dhaka.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
People & Power
Fabulous Picture Show
Frost Over The World
One on One
Counting The Cost
Talk to Al Jazeera
Work for us
Terms & Conditions