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Finweek English Edition - - IN BRIEF - MARIKANA CLAIM

Three years af­ter the Marikana mas­sacre, the fam­i­lies of ar­rested and in­jured minework­ers were lodg­ing a claim amount­ing to R1bn against the Na­tional Union of Minework­ers, Lon­min and the po­lice min­is­ter, iol.com re­ported. Claims were made for 336 in­di­vid­u­als. For­mer gen­er­alsec­re­tary of Cosatu

Min­ers sit on the kop­pie in Marikana on 15 Au­gust as they mark the third an­niver­sary of the mas­sacre, which claimed the lives of 34 strik­ing min­ers.

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