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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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1537767/skunk-pepper-spray-drone-riot-control-south-african-mine-stirs-outrage
  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. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1519699/jacob-zuma-appoints-south-africas-first-black-finance-minister
  3. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1412519/striking-south-african-miners-open-talks-platinum-firms
  4. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1456491/im-scared-you-phone-texts-pistorius-girlfriend-reveal-conflict-between
  5. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Thousands of South African truckers end strike

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 05:47pm by Reuters in Johannesburg

    ... Reuters in Johannesburg About 15,000 striking South African truckers agreed to return to work on Wednesday, easing pressure on Africa’s biggest economy where two weeks of labour unrest ... Workers Union (SATAWU), which represents about 28,000 workers, to reach a deal and suspend its calls to widen the strike to ports and rails. It also eased investors’ concerns about widening ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1057049/striking-s-africa-truck-drivers-hold-new-wage-talks
  6. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    South African police kill 2 more in crackdown on strike

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 03:04pm by Associated Press in Rustenburg

    ... Associated Press in Rustenburg South African police have killed two more people in a crackdown on striking miners, the Congress of South African Trade Unions and a strike leader said on Thursday. COSATU condemned the brutality of police who have been harshly criticised for the August 16 shootings of 112 striking miners that left 34 dead at London-registered Lonmin PLC platinum ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1041434/south-african-police-kill-2-more-crackdown-strike
  7. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1447187/south-african-prosecutors-recreate-fatal-shooting-oscar-pistorius-trial
  8. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    South African police gun down striking platinum miners at Marikana mine

    Posted Aug 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Reuters in Marikana Volley of gunfire from assault rifles kills several workers involved in ongoing feud between unions Riot police open fire on striking platinum miners South African riot police opened fire on striking miners armed with machetes and sticks at Lonmin's Marikana platinum mine yesterday, killing several men in the deadliest episode of a week of union violence. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1016596/south-african-police-gun-down-striking-platinum-miners-marikana-mine
  9. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Striking SA miners sign deal to end 5-week strike

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 12:32pm by Associated Press in Mooinooi

    ... Associated Press in Mooinooi Striking platinum miners in South Africa have signed a wage deal ending a bloody 5-week strike at the Lonmin PLC mine that had spread to the gold and chrome sectors of the industry which anchors the economy of Africa’s richest economy. The agreement for the company’s 28,000 miners ends a strike with political and economic repercussions, but does ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1040528/striking-sa-miners-sign-deal-end-5-week-strike
  10. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    South African miners pressure ANC with new strike call

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 09:23pm by Reuters in Rustenburg

    ... Reuters in Rustenburg A leader of a major protest by South African platinum miners called on Thursday for a national strike in the sector, deepening an industrial crisis that is evolving ... into a grass-roots rebellion by black South Africans who have seen little improvement in their lives since apartheid ended 18 years ago. “On Sunday, we are starting with a general strike here in Rustenburg,” ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1036144/south-african-miners-pressure-anc-new-strike-call

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