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The recent conflict at Lonmin Marikana platinum mine saw 44 people killed in violence sparked by a union membership turf war between the dominant National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and the newer Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU). Strike action in the gold and...

Recent conflict at Lonmin’s Western Platinum operations in the Rustenburg area has claimed the lives of at least 44 people, including two policemen as tension spiralled out of control. The violence marks an escalation of pressure that has rocked Lonmin’s Marikana mine since last Friday,...