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Exhibition traces migrant workers’ journey

South Africa was built on mining, and its mines were built on migrant workers. Millions of black men across southern Africa were forced by economic circumstance and taxes to travel to the city of gold, leaving their families at home. Here they toiled long hours underground in dangerous conditions. Wits Art Museum lays bare their lives.

Zuma pledges friendlier

Zuma welcomes end of platinum strike

President Jacob Zuma has welcomed the conclusion of the five-month long strike in South Africa's platinum mining industry, adding that the government is looking forward to working with companies and unions to implement measures "to revitalise mining towns and restore labour stability in the sector".
SA to push UN development goals

Zuma calls for end to mining strike

Endless strikes, and bargaining tactics characterised by violence and intimidation, are damaging both to workers' own interests and to the economy, President Jacob Zuma told a Workers' Day rally at the Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane on Thursday.


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