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  1. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    The Skunk, a pepper spray drone for riot control at South African mine, stirs outrage

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 05:10am by GDN

    ... to shower pepper spray on unruly crowds. Desert Wolf claims it wants to help in "preventing another Marikana"- a reference to a protest in August 2012 at which 34 striking mineworkers were ... outrageous. Using pepper spray like ammunition to scatter the crowd. People are entitled to be on strike. Who would make the decision? It's absurd." He added: "What we know about drones ...

  2. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Jacob Zuma appoints South Africa’s first black finance minister

    Posted May 26th 2014, 10:24pm by AFP

    ... the country's first strike in the financial sector. He does not have a high public profile, being best known previously for tumbling off a broken chair during a television interview in 2008. ...

  3. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    'I'm scared of you': Phone texts from Pistorius' girlfriend reveal conflict between couple

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 10:52pm by AP

    ... the toilet cubicle. It insists that some neighbors who testified mistook the sound of the cricket bat striking the door for gunshots. Pistorius' camp also maintains that he fired with quick ...

  4. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    South African prosecutors recreate fatal shooting at Oscar Pistorius trial

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 06:37pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Pretoria Bullet-marked toilet door through which Oscar Pistorius shot and killed his girlfriend set up in Pretoria courtroom at athlete’s murder trial A South African forensic analyst has said at the Oscar Pistorius murder trial that a cricket bat was used to strike the toilet door at the athlete’s home, in testimony focusing on the events of the night when ...

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    Striking South African miners open talks with platinum firms

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 04:17pm by Reuters in Rustenburg

    ... Reuters in Rustenburg Striking miners demanding a 150 per cent wage increase have entered into negotiations with the world's top three platinum producers in Johannesburg South Africa’s main platinum union started government-brokered talks with the world’s top three platinum companies on Friday to end a wage strike that risked turning violent. As many as 100,000 members ...

  6. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Eight South African police officers arrested over taxi driver's death

    Posted Mar 01st 2013, 08:19pm by AFP

    ... Africa’s much maligned police force back in the dock. The country’s beleaguered police service has been pilloried for the shooting deaths of 34 striking miners last August. It was also humiliated ...

  7. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    President Jacob Zuma scores landslide win in ANC elections

    Posted Dec 19th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... the ANC as out of touch, incompetent and corrupt. Criticism of his administration reached a crescendo earlier this year when police killed 34 striking miners in one day and it emerged that around ...

  8. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Zuma wins ANC leadership vote by landslide

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 06:44pm by AFP

    ... eroded amid a series of scandals. Criticism of his administration reached a crescendo earlier this year when police killed 34 striking miners in one day and it emerged that around US$27 million ... have been hobbled by strikes over low wages and are struggling to modernise and reduce reliance on masses of cheap labour. Credit ratings agencies have warned that further rating downgrades ...

  9. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    South African President Jacob Zuma faces ANC leadership challenge

    Posted Dec 15th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... mismanagement which critics say borders on gross negligence. The August day which saw 34 striking miners killed by police may be the nadir, but thanks to Zuma's reluctance to get involved it may ...

  10. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Police say Marikana miner killings may have been disproportionate

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Rustenburg, South Africa

    ... Agence France-Presse in Rustenburg, South Africa Police 'regret' killing striking miners South African police have expressed their "deep regret" over 34 miners who were shot dead in August and acknowledged that the force's response may have been disproportionate. "The situation got out of control," admitted police lawyer Ishmael Semenya while ...




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