Govt plays with fire trying to ban 'Marikana union' Amcu – experts

- | 3 months ago

The government’s intention to ban the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) could provoke the militant organisation, which accuses President Cyril Ramaphosa of working with mine management to break a strike at Sibanye Gold’s mines.

It was Amcu members who were gunned down in the Marikana massacre in 2012. Amcu president Joseph Mathunjwa said earlier this month the union had evidence of the strike-breaking campaign.

“[The government and the mining company] have this toxic relationship as if they have never learnt anything from Marikana.

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