Socialist Worker

Miner out on bail in South Africa

Issue No. 2395

Striking South African platinum miner and leading AMCU union activist Makhanya Siphamandla was released on bail on Friday of last week. Makhanya and another militant are charged with attempted murder. 

Makhanya says he was speaking at a strike rally when the alleged attack took place. He said, “Thanks to all the progressive forces outside from AMCU, your support has been great for us. United we are strong. Divided we fall.”

If you enjoy Socialist Worker, please consider giving to our annual appeal to make sure we can maintain and develop our online and print versions of Socialist Worker. Go here for details and to donate.

Mobile users! Don't forget to add Socialist Worker to your home screen.