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18 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Orchids: Gold in the Green Age

"Dubbed the Orchid Olympics, this show promises to be one of the most extraordinary botanical events and floral extravaganzas ever held in South Africa, and we encourage the public to attend," says Anthony Grohovaz, who led the initiative to bring the conference back to South Africa and win the bid for Joburg.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

AllAfrica.com

South Africa: Govt Honours Women in Water

Fifty women, who risk life and limb to pick up litter on the banks of the Swartkops River in the Eastern Cape, have been recognised for their efforts to improve their community.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Mail & Guardian

Marikana: Surrender spelt death at 'scene two'

Members of the Marikana commission inspect the smaller koppie known as Scene Two, where several miners were killed by the police.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Union Asks South African Government To Intervene In Planned Shutdowns Of Mines

JOHANNESBURG, Aug 20 -- The National Union of Mine Workers is calling on the South African government to intervene and stop what it calls yet another jobs bloodbath in the mining industry.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

AllAfrica.com

South Africa: Marikana Dead Remembered at Two-Year Commemoration

The second anniversary of the shooting at Lonmin's Marikana mine, near Rustenburg in the North West was commemorated on Saturday at the koppie where miners were shot.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Iol.co.za

Profit bloodbath at Implats after protracted strike

PROFIT at Impala Platinum was expected to slump by up to 75 percent in the year to June following a five-month wage strike at its Rustenburg operations, the company said on Friday.

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Iol.co.za

Miners' debt up after Amcu strike

Striking mineworkers gather at Wonderkop stadium outside the Lonmin mine in Rustenburg, northwest of Johannesburg, in January.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Iol.co.za

Impala Platinum forecasts profit plunge

Impala Platinum, the world's second-biggest producer of the metal, said full-year profit declined as much as 75 percent after a five-month strike at its biggest South African operation crippled output.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Mail & Guardian

Marikana: Cop says protesters were peaceful

A senior police officer has told the Farlam commission a that an "excited" Lonmin employee instructed police to confront a peaceful protest group.

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Iol.co.za

ANC 'humbled' by by-election results

The ANC on Thursday said it was humbled after scooping three wards previously held by other political parties in Wednesday's by-elections.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Iol.co.za

From bush bash to major fest

It was when I looked up that famous Oppikoppi hill and saw the horde of people coming down, laughing and shouting and greeting each other, all clutching some form of alcohol, that I knew.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

AllAfrica.com

South Africa: Deputy President Called 'Killer' at Marikana Inquiry

Several protesters yelled at Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa again on Tuesday afternoon as he gave evidence at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry.

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Tri-cityherald.com

South African deputy president tells of killings

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday was questioned about whether he could have done more to prevent the violence, which shocked South Africans and reminded some of mass killings during the era of white minority rule that ended in 1994.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

In-depth Africa

N West communities join fight against crime

Rustenburg Communities living around the Lonmin mining area in the North West say they are committed to helping police combat crime.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Mail & Guardian

Cyril 'likely to emerge unscathed' from Marikana probe

Accusations Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa faces at the Farlam commission are unlikely to affect his political career and presidential aspirations.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Iol.co.za

Sibanye eyes Amplats mines

Sibanye Gold remains on the hunt for a platinum asset and has Anglo American Platinum's mines in its sights, ready to make a move if the owner decides on either a straight sale or a separate listing for the assets.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

News24

.com | Lonmin responsible for Marikana deaths - Mpofu

South Africa should be 'at war' with Mozambique because they doing nothing to stop its criminal citizens from plundering our wild natural resources, says Ron Thomson .

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Iol.co.za

Amplats sales 'can test nationalisation'

THE DISPOSAL of key assets by Anglo American Platinum was likely to be highly politically sensitive, a test of what "mineral resource nationalism" really meant as a policy, Peter Attard Montalto, a London-based executive director and emerging markets economist at Japanese investment bank Nomura, said yesterday.

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Iol.co.za

Sibling rivalry with a hilarious twist

MARCH 12: Reneilwe Letsholonyane of Kaizer Chiefs during the Absa Premiership match between Platinum Stars and Kaizer Chiefs at Royal Bafokeng Stadium on March 12, 2014 in Rustenburg, South Africa.

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