NEW INITIATIVES : Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan speaks to the media with World Bank newly-appointed President in Pretoria. The World Bank is funding a programme to boost Eskom's capacity and fund solar and wind plants. (AFP)

NEW INITIATIVES : Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan speaks to the media with World Bank newly-appointed President in Pretoria. The World Bank is funding a programme to boost Eskom's capacity and fund solar and wind plants.

Mining giant Lonmin has signed a peace deal with main labour unions but a breakaway union and the strikers themselves rejected it.

Protesting Lonmin mine workers in Marikana, Rustenburg, grew so aggressive after they took muti from a renowned traditional healer that they believed the muti had made them invincible, it was reported on Tuesday.

Marikana massacre.     Is this Sharpeville?

South Africa shocked by police shootings at mine

South Africa Mine Clash: The violence was the latest incident in the six days since miners demanding higher pay walked out in what management said was an illegal strike.

VICTORY DANCE: Lonmin miners celebrate the pay hike that brought to an end the violent strike that has claimed the lives of 45 people since August 10. (AP)

VICTORY DANCE: Lonmin miners celebrate the pay hike that brought to an end the violent strike that has claimed the lives of 45 people since August (AP)

Trouble at Marikana mine

Trouble at Marikana-myn Skietery

Lonmin shares have fallen to 9-year lows as workers began marching at its operations near the spot where 34 of their colleagues were shot dead by police.

Lonmin shares have fallen to 9-year lows as workers began marching at its operations near the spot where 34 of their colleagues were shot dead by police.

Police have been unable to stop hundreds of miners from entering Marikana, as well as hundreds marching on Lonmin's Karee mine.

Marikana crowd prepares for Malema address - Times LIVE

BBC News - South Africa remembers dead at Lonmin's Marikana mine

SA memorials for Lonmin mine dead

Memorial services take place in South Africa for 44 people killed in clashes at the Marikana platinum mine, amid reports of spreading industrial action.


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