Thousands of mine workers facing the chop at Sibanye Platinum Mine, formally known as Lonmin in Marikana, say they will not sit back, while the company embarks on mass retrenchments.
Sibanye-Stillwater has announced its intention to retrench more than 5000 workers at its Marikana mine in the North West.
Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema says it is up to the people of Marikana in the North West to decide whether or not they want President Cyril Ramaphosa to visit them.
Cosatu says it will support the NUM rally in Marikana in the North West and make sure that President Cyril Ramaphosa attends.
The trial of former North West Deputy Police Commissioner and three other senior officials will resume on Thursday after hitting a snag at the North West High Court sitting in Mogwase.