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Ramaphosa's Marikana commemoration snub

11 August 2017 7:59 AM

The families of the victims of the Marikana massacre say the the deputy president isn't welcome at the commemoration.

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Marikana Classic 10

24 January 2022 12:15 AM

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[LISTEN] Marikana miners remembered

16 August 2019 2:10 PM

Thousands of people gathered at the koppie on Friday to commemorate the 7th anniversary of the Marikana massacre.

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Marikana miners legal aid matter is moot

22 September 2015 10:13 AM

Stephen Grootes speaks to Gia Nicolaides about the latest development in the Marikana High Court ruling on legal aid.

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Marikana miners' families want compensation

12 August 2015 10:32 AM

Stephen spoke to Gia Nicolaides who reports that Marikana lawyers have laid charges against police, in a bid to get compensation

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A Marikana widow speaks out

25 June 2015 3:42 PM

Ahead of the release of the Marikana report, Xolani speaks to a lawyer of the Marikana miners and a widow of a gunned-down miner

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Marikana Support Campaign protests at Mogwase court

12 August 2019 11:46 AM

Right to Know wants the Farlam Commission report into the massacre to be made public.

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Marikana: Phiyega, Mbombo face criminal charges

2 February 2016 4:14 PM

Ipid has registered criminal cases against four police officials, including suspended National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega.

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Ramaphosa clears the air on Marikana apology

11 May 2017 3:04 PM

Cyril Ramaphosa told Parliament that he's prepared to pay a visit to Marikana and reconcile with the families of the victims.

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Remembering Marikana tragedy 5 years on

16 August 2017 11:11 AM

EWN reporter Gia Nicolaides says not much has changed for the families of the mine workers over the last five years.

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Government reaches out to Marikana claimants

8 December 2015 1:43 PM

The Presidency has issued a statement saying they'd like to reach a consensus on the way forward with Marikana claimants.

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Marikana massacre: 'There must've been political pressure'

17 August 2015 10:38 AM

Relatives of slain miners plan on charging Ramaphosa and Phiyega for their roles in Marikana shootings, Stephen explores this.

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Tension persists in Marikana - Bishop Seoka

13 December 2016 10:51 AM

The Anglican Church Bishop said promises made of proper housing by Lonmin remains a contentious issue.

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[Cartoon] Cyril washes his hands of Marikana

9 May 2017 6:14 AM

EWN's Dr Jack and Curtis take a dig at Cyril Ramaphosa's recent apology for using inappropriate language post Marikana.

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Marikana survivors deny government's R100 million settlement

24 July 2018 11:46 AM

Survivors claim government only wants to settle parts of their claim for the tragedy that claimed the lives of 44 people in 2012.

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Marikana massacre 4 years on and no justice, no reparations

16 August 2016 11:02 AM

16 August 2014 was a moment of shame for all South Africans says lawyer of Marikana families, and nothing has been done about it.

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Reporting from the Frontline. Untold Stories from Marikana

4 November 2014 1:54 PM

Senior EWN reporter Gia Nicolaides shares her #WEBSTORY.

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WATCH: #EWNDebate on Marikana live at Primedia Broadcasting

29 June 2015 6:44 AM

Eyewitness News is turning up the heat with a live Marikana debate between 10am and 12pm today. Watch the live stream here.

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'State must apologise and compensate Marikana families' - legal representative

12 December 2016 7:15 PM

SERI's Nomzamo Zondo describes the process the families of injured and killed Marikana miners have gone through to get compensation from the state.

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Ramaphosa told to stay away from Marikana commemoration next week

10 August 2017 3:49 PM

Families of the Marikana massacre victims apparently do not want deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa to be part of Wednesday's event.

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The chilling tale of Marikana told through song

18 August 2017 10:26 AM

'Marikana - The Musical' Aubrey Sekhabi's adaptation of a novel by journos entitled “We are going to kill each other today".

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Too late for ANC to redeem itself on Marikana - analyst

23 August 2017 11:46 AM

On Tuesday Dlamini-Zuma was denied entry to lay a wreath on the Marikana koppie where 34 striking miners were shot dead in 2012.

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[LISTEN] Evidence emerges from the new Marikana report

15 August 2018 12:24 PM

EWN correspondent Jean-Jacques Cornish gives details of the new Marikana massacre report.

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Profile Interview | Gregory "Greg" Marinovich

15 October 2017 3:29 PM

#WeekendBreakfast host Phemelo Motene profiles Gregory "Greg" Marinovich, a South African photojournalist, filmmaker, photo editor and member of the Bang-Bang Club.

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#ConsideredView: Will there be a fundamental change post Marikana tragedy?

29 June 2015 9:22 AM

In his Considered View, Stephen asks if there will ever be any fundamental changes (especially in mining) after Marikana

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Strike A Rock: A story about the women of Marikana

2 June 2017 3:10 PM

The documentary screening at Encounters, follows two inspiring women who are fighting for justice in the mining town of Marikana.

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'Government has not acted on all recommendations by Marikana Commission'

16 August 2019 6:39 AM

Commission inquiry chair, Judge Ian Farlam weighs in on what has happened since the dreadful massacre seven years ago killing 34.

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Sibanye-Stillwater to shed over 5000 jobs in Marikana

26 September 2019 11:19 AM

Department of Mineral Resources DG Advocate Thabo Mokoena says it is working on helping the company with cost-saving measures.

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[LISTEN] Marikana survivors still waiting for an apology from Ramaphosa

16 August 2018 8:43 AM

Lawyer of the wounded and arrested miners Andries Nkome says their clients feel discouraged about the justice system in SA.

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'Charge Marikana miners when you charge the police'

22 October 2015 8:26 AM

The NPA has decided to charge 17 Marikana miners for the deaths of 10 people who were killed before the massacre.

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"Reporting from the Frontline: Untold Stories from Marikana"

24 November 2014 6:09 PM

This week's Book of the Week is journalist, Gia Nicolaides' book that tells the story of Marikana from her perspective.

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TRC public policing proposals could have averted Marikana says commissioner

8 June 2016 11:26 AM

Veteran journalist Pippa Green talks to Yasmin Sooka about lessons learned from the TRC and its impact on the country today.

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Did media fail in its coverage of the Marikana massacre?

16 August 2016 7:33 PM

Professor Ylva Rodny-Gumede looks at the manner in which the media covered the Marikana massacre and its aftermath.

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Police Minister visits Marikana informal settlement in Cape Town

3 October 2017 10:58 AM

Phillipi East residents have appealed to police to strengthen their presence in the area after 11 people were killed on Friday.

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Listeners: Dlamini-Zuma should have addressed Marikana issue long ago

23 August 2017 9:50 AM

CapeTalk/702's listeners weigh in on Dlamini-Zuma being chased out of Marikana on Tuesday.

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Inquiry: Phiyega avoided responsibility for Marikana massacre, should be fired

3 February 2017 5:57 AM

Claassen Board of Inquiry found 34 miners deaths at Marikana may have been avoided if Riah Phiyega had paid attention to details.

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[LISTEN] Ramaphosa: I vow to help atone for Marikana tragedy

20 February 2018 1:11 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa in Parliament on Tuesday afternoon says he will play whatever role he can, in the process of healing.

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Mixed reaction to the findings of Marikana Commission of Inquiry

25 June 2015 5:27 PM

The long-awaited findings of the Marikana Commission of Inquiry have been announced, to very mixed public reaction.

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Cosatu wants Ramaphosa to attend rally in Marikana - report

29 August 2019 2:35 PM

The trade union federation is planning to host a workers' rally in the North West town.

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Advocate Ismail Jamie says it's strange that Phiyega hasn't testified

1 June 2016 2:06 PM

Jamie told the Claassen Board of Inquiry that the National Police Commissioner, Riah Phiyega, is not fit to hold office.

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Medical marijuana study a first for SA

24 November 2016 12:08 PM

Medical Research Council to host workshop on the use of dagga for medical purposes, ahead of health dept guidelines.

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No more witnesses will be called to testify at the Phiyega inquiry

6 May 2016 2:08 PM

Legal teams in the Phiyega inquiry have closed their cases in four days, and what happens to Phiyega is based on what they said.

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Morning Digest - EFF found guilty, Marikana final arguments, wind power for CPT

6 November 2014 5:03 AM

A round up of stories to start your day.

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Someone must be held responsible for what happened at Marikana - Amcu

13 December 2016 11:24 AM

Amcu wants independent commission of inquiry, not happy with results of Farlam Commission, believes State should be implicated.

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Mbalula to deploy newly resurrected TRT to Marikana after 11 killed

3 October 2017 6:14 AM

The Minister will also meet and engage with the community of Marikana in Philippi and families who lost loved ones.

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Medicinal marijuana draft guidelines for SA published

8 March 2017 11:10 AM

A draft to guideline growth, process and use of medicinal cannabis has been published by the Medicines Control Council.

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Marikana: We need to explore the broader legal and economic problem

26 June 2015 9:12 AM

Redi spoke to Harvard Masters of Law graduate, Brad Cibane who wrote research around problems with the Marikana Massacre

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#ConsideredView: Why is the ANC so quiet about the Marikana tragedy?

29 June 2015 12:49 PM

In his Considered View, Stephen asks why the leading party is so quiet about the Marikana tragedy

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Putco Gauteng crisis, Nersa on rejecting Eskom hikes, Marikana as tourism site

30 June 2015 6:58 AM

The big issues out of 702's John Robbie Show and CapeTalk's Breakfast with Kieno Kammies

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Ipid's plans to charge 72 cops over Marikana massacre encouraging - APCOF

20 March 2017 4:08 PM

Civil group African Policing Civilian Oversight Forum (APCOF) says it's encouraging to see developments in the Ipid probe.

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Rea Moeti sheds light on her Marikana massacre-inspired film 'Mma Moeketsi'

11 August 2018 1:33 PM

Award-winning writer, director and filmmaker Rea Moeti chats about the inspiration behind her Marikana massacre-inspired film.

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'There was no actual findings of what had happened at Marikana scene two'

15 August 2018 3:20 PM

Independent researcher David Bruce speaks about the Marikana massacre report which he recently released.

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Marikana widow: 'Priority given to 34 victims but 10 families being ignored'

16 August 2018 11:30 AM

Widow Of Lonmin security guard at Marikana says life is hard now that she has to live off one salary.

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Murder at Small Koppie: The Real Story of the Marikana Massacre

28 June 2017 3:20 PM

Redi Tlhabi says Greg Marinovich's book about Marikana reflects everything that is wrong with our society.

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Inquiry on Phiyega's fitness to hold office begins tomorrow

2 May 2016 1:53 PM

The Claasen board of inquiry was appointed by President Jacob Zuma to look into suspended General Riah Phiyega's leadership.

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'Our rights are being trampled even in the new dispensation of our democracy'

21 March 2019 11:36 AM

The Human Rights Institute of South Africa says the country still has a long way to go in terms of human rights issues.

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Mpofu on Marikana report, WCape govt ending red tape, Tovey's new Safa role

29 June 2015 7:20 AM

The big issues out of 702's John Robbie Show and CapeTalk's Breakfast with Kieno Kammies

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Call for re-convening of Commission on Marikana heard at #EWNDebate

29 June 2015 10:37 AM

The Midday Report - where you won't miss a thing

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Suspect nabbed in Marikana killing is nephew of an ANC leader - Paul O'Sullivan

2 November 2017 12:22 PM

Four Marikana miners told EWN that several people have been killed for demanding that Amcu President appoint a deputy.

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'Ramaphosa must apologise to families of Marikana miners if he is sincere'

8 May 2017 11:09 AM

Seri litigation director Nomzamo Zondo speaks about Ramaphosa's apology for using inappropriate language during the 2012 massacre.

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Amcu adamant Lonmin is at fault seven years after Marikana massacre

15 August 2019 2:56 PM

The deaths of 34 miners killed in 2012 will be commemorated on Friday.

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Senior Saps officers finally charged for their role in Marikana massacre

15 March 2018 4:16 PM

Former North West deputy police commissioner William Mpembe is one of 9 people who appeared in the Rustenburg Magistrates Court.

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Strong controls to be enforced for medical marijuana

16 November 2017 6:36 AM

The Medicines Control Council has briefed Parliament on its framework for medicinal cannabis.

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Canada has legalised marijuana, could South Africa follow suit?

22 June 2018 1:55 PM

Independent Journalist Kevin Bloom says its part of a global movement towards the recognition of the plant's properties.

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Four years later and still no compensation for injured Marikana miners

16 August 2016 6:04 AM

Little has improved to expedite the matter between the state and 200 miners who were injured at the 2012 Marikana massacre.

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Lonmin's CEO (and others) discusses the Marikana massacre, 4 years on

16 August 2016 4:37 PM

Bruce Whitfield interviews Lonmin CEO Ben Magara, EWN’s Gia Niccolaides and researcher David van Wyk.

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Govt to fork out R1bil for Marikana victims, Popcru defends Phiyega

12 December 2016 6:22 AM

Compensation towards families of those affected by the August 2012 massacre is expected to be consolidated by end of January 2017.

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Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma visit to Marikana was a rude awakening - Karima Brown

23 August 2017 5:39 AM

Dlamini-Zuma was chased away from the koppie at Marikana as she tried to lay a wreath to commentate the massacre of mineworkers.

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Marikana miners fear for their lives, claim Amcu is responsible for killings

2 November 2017 5:33 AM

Four Marikana miners have told Eyewitness News that they believe union Amcu is enabling killings on the platinum belt.

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'We are almost done with the Farlam Commission recommendation on Marikana'

16 August 2018 11:24 AM

Police Minister Bheke Cele says all recommendations by the Farlam Commission of Inquiry will be honoured and implemented.

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Rights institute to take Marikana general damages dispute with state to court

16 August 2019 10:03 AM

Seri believes that the families are entitled to more than what the state is willing to give.

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First witness at Riah Phiyega inquiry testifies about Marikana shooting orders

4 May 2016 10:44 AM

Judge Neels Claassen has welcomed new witnesses to provide evidence in the inquiry into Riah Phiyega’s fitness to hold office.

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Police watch from afar as miners pay tribute to victims of Marikana

16 August 2016 11:04 AM

There’s a hive of activity in Marikana as miners and community members remember those who died fighting for a living wage.

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Mineworkers are better off now than before events at Marikana - Chamber of Mines

17 August 2015 5:08 PM

It’s been three years since the events at Marikana shook SA. We spoke to the Chamber of Mines about how mining has changed.

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Land expropriation and Marikana are key issues for Ramaphosa's Sona response

20 February 2018 11:05 AM

President Cyril Ramaphosa will respond to MPs questions on his State of the Nation Address delivered in Parliament on Tuesday.

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"Phiyega will always be remembered for her involvement in Marikana massacre"

12 June 2017 11:15 AM

ISS's Gareth Newham says suspended Phiyega, whose contract ends on Monday, is one of a number of top cops associated with scandal.

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Amcu: building of homes for families of Marikana victims set to move faster

25 June 2017 10:51 PM

Amcu leader Joseph Mathunjwa says it has taken five years to hand over the first home due to red tape and lack of resources.

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'Victims of Marikana shouldn't be used to mend ANC-EFF broken relations'

16 April 2018 11:42 AM

Amcu President, Joseph Mathunjwa says Marikana should not be used as a PR exercise to mend fenced between these two parties.

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We have made progress in delivering on our promises to Marikana – Lonmin CEO

16 August 2018 5:27 PM

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Lonmin CEO Ben Magara.

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The Science Inside: Mass Trauma & Mining

4 July 2015 6:39 AM

The tragedy at Marikana haunts many South Africans and on this episode The Science Inside looks at mass trauma and mining.

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Miners Shot Down Emmy award: 'A victory for those who have lost loved ones'

24 November 2015 11:19 AM

Rehad Desai’s haunting film has both received critical acclaim and made a strong impact on viewers overseas, though not aired by local broadcasters.

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[LISTEN] 'Six years on...Surely there can be no closure if no-one is punished?'

16 August 2018 7:09 AM

Breakfast Show host Bongani Bingwa shares his thoughts on the Marikana massacre commemoration.

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Riah Phiyega: 'I am ready for the NPA'

3 February 2016 3:34 PM

Suspended National Police Commissioner, Riah Phiyega spoke to Xolani Gwala on the Afternoon Drive, in a bid to clear her name.

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'Makana dissolution judgment did not pay attention to government interventions'

4 February 2020 10:04 AM

The Eastern Cape Provincial government explains why it is appealing a ruling summarily dissolving the Makana Municipal Council.

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Government one step closer to legalising medical marijuana

20 February 2017 8:45 AM

The Medical Control Council says it will soon publish proposed guidelines on cannabis production for medicinal use.

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Gigaba told Malikane to 'keep quiet' after nationalisation comments

19 April 2017 10:45 AM

Finance Minister will attend IMF and World Bank meetings in the US and tells media he will assure them SA economy is stable.

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Dagga lobby group explains court ruling on marijuana usage

3 April 2017 11:25 AM

Fields of Green for All welcomes Western Cape High Court ruling on legal use of marijuana for adults.

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SA companies selling marijuana oil to treat illnesses

5 December 2016 11:45 AM

A number of online companies are offering medical marijuana to treat medical conditions despite marijuana being illegal in SA.

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Nigeria collapse, Shivambu's middle finger, Scottish referendum - Today's Big 3

18 September 2014 7:56 AM

Catch your morning round-up of stories freshly served up, to get you going for the day.

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Watch: Miners Shot Down

3 December 2015 11:31 AM

EWN brings you a special online screening of Miners Shot Down, the gripping story of what went down in Marikana on 16 August 2012.

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