British TV news airs footage refuting South African police claims about murdered Marikana miners. Where was the South African media?

From Africa is a Country Mon Jan 28 2013, 14:30:53

Five months after the Marikana Massacre in South Africa, footage of police action at the 'killing koppie' ["hill"] has finally reached the public. This footage somewhat predictably wasn't brought to our attention by the local media, who have long since moved on to other things since the Marikana story stopped selling. Rather, it was Channel [...]

[view whole blog post ]
 See More    |     Report Abuse


You might also be interested in the following news stories:

Nigeria:   Elections 'Too Close to Call' in Nigeria, Says Major Survey (news)
allAfrica.com
28 January 2015

Nigeria's upcoming elections are likely to be the most competitive in the country's history, with the parties running neck-and-neck and the outcome "too close to call", according to a major survey of ... [read more]

Libya:   Attack On Libyan Hotel Leaves Ten Dead (news)
Deutsche Welle
27 January 2015

After hours of stand off with security forces, two assailants who entered a hotel in Tripoli have taken their own lives. They killed five guards and four foreign guests in a popular hotel among ... [read more]

Ghana/South Africa:   Black Stars Late Strike Sends Bafana Home (news)
allAfrica.com
27 January 2015

Ghana secured a place in the African Nations Cup quarter-finals with a dramatic 2-1 victory over South Africa in Mongomo that gave them top place in Group C. [read more]



blogAfrica is allAfrica.com's platform to help you keep an ear on the African blogosphere. We draw diverse voices from around the world who post regularly and insightfully about African issues. Bloggers, submit your blog's rss-feed!