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President Jacob Zuma, addressing the national congress of South Africa's largest trade union federation, appealed for peace to return to the Marikana mining area in North West province, adding that violence should not be part of the country's labour relations.
President Jacob Zuma has announced the composition and terms of reference of the judicial commission of inquiry into the Marikana tragedy, calling for cooperation from all parties involved so that the country can come to a full understanding of the causes behind the tragedy.
President Jacob Zuma, during a visit to Marikana near Rustenburg on Wednesday, told striking mine workers that a commission of inquiry would uncover the truth behind the clashes with the police that led to the deaths of 34 of their colleagues last week.
President Jacob Zuma has appointed an inter-ministerial committee to coordinate and lead all support for the families and relatives of those killed during last week's violence in Marikana.