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  1. Anglo ponders staff cuts to please its shareholdersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Iol.co.za

    Anglo American chief executive Mark Cutifani needs to address more strategic matters, including group structure, an Investec fund manager says. File photo: Simphiwe Mbokazi Anglo American was planning to cut between 5 percent and 20 percent of staff at head offices around the world, sources close to the matter said, in an effort to keep shareholders on side and respond to a commodity price rout that had hit profits.

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  2. Anglo plans major job cuts, sources say, as investors push for bolder overhaulRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Reuters

    Anglo American is planning to cut between 5 and 20 percent of staff at head offices around the world, sources close to the matter said, in an effort to keep shareholders on side and respond to a commodity price rout that has hit profits. The mining company, which employs some 151,200 staff globally, is likely to announce the cutbacks, which could affect thousands of employees, in its first-half results on July 24, they said.

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  3. I'll #BreastfeedAnywhereAnytimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Iol.co.za

    We have been inundated with posters in medical centres urging mothers to breastfeed, yet when it is done publicly then that is an issue, says the writer. Thousands of rands have been spent promoting breastfeeding for babies, so why do we treat mums who do like criminals, asks Sizile Makola.

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  4. Atlatsa AnnouncementRead the original story

    Wednesday | Sys-Con Media

    The letter of support was subject to certain terms and conditions, certain of which were to be met by , the Company advises that the following conditions to the letter of support have not been met within their prescribed time frame: Definitive agreements in respect of the purchase by Rustenburg Platinum Mines Limited of at least a further 25% in the Kwanda North prospecting rights and at least 60% in the Central Block prospecting rights, have not been executed; and Given the depressed price of Atlatsa shares and potential dilution to existing shareholders as a result of the share subscription, Atlatsa executives have been restricted from subscribing for Atlatsa remains in discussions with Anglo Platinum surrounding the future sustainability of Bokoni Mine as well as potential alternative financial support for the Company, having regard to current challenges within the South African ... (more)

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  5. Illegal gold rush turns deadlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Iol.co.za

    Sophisticated gangs that are armed with semi-automatic weapons such as R5s and AK47s and explosives are at war over the control of illegal mining operations in Gauteng, Free State and Northern Cape - but the situation in Gauteng is getting out of hand. And the police appear to be unable to deal with underground shootings as they fear for their lives - they have not been trained to deal with such situations.

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  6. Foot soldiers end up carrying the can - againRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Iol.co.za

    Striking Lonmin mineworkers make their way to the famous koppie at Marikana during their wage strike. Many found their demand for a basic salary of R12 500 incredulous.

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  7. South Africa: Zuma Did Not Want Further Delays On Marikana ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | AllAfrica.com

    President Jacob Zuma sought to explain on Friday why he did not give the Marikana miners and their families 48 hours' notice before he released the Marikana report. He did not want to delay the release of the report even further, according to a statement issued by the presidency.

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  8. Mbombo's role at Marikana under scrutinyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Mail & Guardian

    Marikana commissioners have hinted that there may be some criminal liability on the part of those who let the police actions on August 16 take place. Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa with national commissioner Riah Phiyega and provincial commissioner Zukiswa Mbombo on August 17 2012 in Rustenburg.

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  9. S.Africa's mine massacre town sees little change three years onRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | AlertNet

    A miner returns from his shift in Nkaneng township outside the Lonmin mine in Rustenburg, northwest of Johannesburg, June 26, 2015. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko MARIKANA, South Africa, June 26 - Almost three years after South African police shot 34 striking miners dead outside platinum producer Lonmin's Marikana mine, little has changed in this hardscrabble town that has become a symbol of post-apartheid hardship and inequities.

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  10. South Africa: Telling the Marikana Story - an Invitation to Look More ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | AllAfrica.com

    Platinum , a collaboration between London-based writer Jack Shenker and British photographer Jason Larkin , seeks in both content and presentation of text and photographs to remind us that we are after all privileged observers of the events leading up to the massacre of at least 34 mine workers in South Africa's platinum belt. Larkin has spent a great deal of time thinking about how to make books and get them into the world.

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  11. South Africa: Phiyega to Respond to Marikana Findings Next MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | AllAfrica.com

    National police commissioner Riah Phiyega has received a letter from President Jacob Zuma informing her of the outcomes of the Marikana Commission of Inquiry, the SA Police Service said on Thursday. "The President has invited General Phiyega to respond no later than July 31, 2015.

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  12. South Africa Blames Police for 2012 Miner KillingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Voice of America

    A miner returns from his shift in Nkaneng township outside the Lonmin mine in Rustenburg, northwest of Johannesburg, June 26, 2015. South Africa's president has released a long-awaited report on the police-led killing of 34 striking miners in 2012.

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  13. President Zuma releases Marikana Commission reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Bizcommunity

    PRETORIA: The Report of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry into the events at the Marikana Mine in Rustenburg has recommended that there be an enquiry into National Police Commissioner, General Riah Phiyega's, fitness to hold office. President Jacob Zuma, who addressed the nation during a live broadcast from the Union Buildings in Pretoria on Thursday evening, said he had written to the National Commissioner to inform her of the recommendations pertaining to her.

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  14. Marikana: Lonmin hails 'milestone'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Iol.co.za

    Lonmin, the world's fourth-largest platinum producer by value, responded on Friday to a report condemning its role in the massacre of striking workers at its Marikana mine in South Africa by saying it had worked hard to improve safety and wellbeing for its workers, but still had a long way to go. The 640-page report into South Africa's worst police killing since the end of apartheid was released by President Jacob Zuma on Thursday and blamed Lonmin, police and unions for the "horrendous tragedy".

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  15. A huge mining company says it has 'lessons to learn' from the death of 44 of its minersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Miners chant slogans during the one-year anniversary commemorations to mark the killings of 34 striking platinum miners shot dead by police outside the Lonmin Marikana platinum mine in Rustenburg. South African platinum miner Lonmin responded to a damning investigative report into the death of striking workers at its Marikana mine in 2012 by saying it has "lessons to learn."

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  16. South Africa: Marikana - What You Should KnowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | AllAfrica.com

    The battle lasted from August 11 and came to blows on August 16, and claimed not just lives, but left many injured. 2. When President Jacob Zuma on Thursday evening read his summary of the almost 600-page long finding by the Farlam Commission of Inquiry, it was the culmination of hard-fought battles, even through the courts, to have the report released.

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  17. Marikana: Lonmin is found wantingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Iol.co.za

    The Farlam Commission of Inquiry has found that platinum mining company Lonmin had failed in a number of areas when it came to the Marikana massacre of August 2012, President Jacob Zuma said on Thursday night. Zuma appointed the commission in August 2012 to investigate the deaths of 44 people during a platinum mine strike in Rustenburg in the North West.

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  18. South Africa: Vusimuzi's Helicopter Inspiration Foils RobberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | AllAfrica.com

    The Bidvest Protea Coin helicopter that helped an unemployed man achieve his dream of one day flying in a chopper was involved in the chasing down of wanted suspects in a foiled robbery attempt. "Earlier this week one of Bidvest Protea Coin's clients released a circular expressing concern about laptop thieves operating in the Midstream, Centurion area.

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  19. South African probe blames Lonmin, police, unions for 'Marikana massacre': reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Reuters

    An inquiry into South Africa's worst police killing since the end of apartheid blamed a mining company, police and unions for the "horrendous tragedy", President Jacob Zuma said on Thursday. The 2012 "Marikana massacre", where 34 miners were gunned down, shocked the world.

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  20. Phiyega's job on the lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Iol.co.za

    The long-awaited report from the Marikana commission of inquiry has lambasted police for the 2012 shooting that left 34 striking miners dead, raised the spectre of criminal charges against officers and put the jobs of the national and North West police commissioners in the balance. However, the report found that nobody in President Jacob Zuma's cabinet, including then police minister Nathi Mthethwa, could be held responsible for the biggest loss of life in a single police operation in post-apartheid South Africa.

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