The Marikana mine killings in August 2012 showed that South Africa's problems are no longer specific to the apartheid legacy, but about more global issues of poverty and inequality.
The mineworkers were active agents who sought to control their own destinies in the midst of plutocratic mine-owners and their “pocket trade union’s.”
The lesson of Marikana: neoliberalism has undergone a process of democracy-proofing that reached its zenith in South Africa
The astonishing lengths to which the South African state went to demean and diminish Marikana miners, dead and living, and their loved ones.
When the widows of Marikana tried to wake up their husbands from their graves by yelling at them.
Whether the union that organized the strike will unify and rally workers outside of the ruling alliance is the first question we should ask.
The National Arts Festival, that celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2014, is the second biggest arts festivals in the world.
"Miners Shot Down," by director Rehad Desai, is a haunting and emotional documentary of the Marikana massacre in August 2012.
William Gumede, who wrote a book about the ANC, makes a strange and careless argument--without recourse to evidence--about the ruling party's fortunes.
The Tokoloshe emerges from its secret lair. Like a thief in the night, it creates a
Jacob Zuma says out loud what most South Africans believe about themselves: South Africa isn’t in Africa. It’s somewhere else. Somewhere better.
This time last year, platinum workers (all black) at a mine in South Africa’s North West
I have no idea why I was thrilled to see a debate on the chief maladies
South African actress/singer/writer Masello Motana has had a career in the entertainment business that many would
The Pistorius' murder trial is a good time to review how New York Times reported on another South African killing: Marikana.
Rewriting history from below in South Africa by utilizing the voices of workers and their survivors themselves.
Motsepe was named South Africa’s first black dollar billionaire by Forbes Magazine.
To get the pulse of a country journalists usually go for political elites or the “man
British TV news airs footage refuting South African police claims about murdered Marikana miners.
The divorce between social reality of post-apartheid South African and White South Africa.