Cops must halt Marikana linked murders - Farlam

2014-07-23 13:15

Police must stop the murders of people linked to the Marikana Commission of Inquiry, commission chairperson retired Judge Ian Farlam says.

Mr X's testimony has backfired - Mpofu

2014-07-22 12:36

The witness known as Mr X was called to testify at the Marikana inquiry as a public relations exercise for the police, but it has turned into a public relations nightmare, advocate Dali Mpofu says.

Mr X lashes out at Mpofu during inquiry

2014-07-21 19:14

The cross-examination of a police witness, known only as Mr X, has become intense as the mineworker insisted he had been insulted.

Marikana Mr X discards muti for Christ

2014-07-21 14:27

A police witness, known only as Mr X, has converted to Christianity, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

We apologised for Marikana - Mthethwa

2014-07-15 20:16

The government has repeatedly apologised for the death of Marikana miners, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Ramaphosa, Mthethwa 'should explain Marikana'

2014-07-15 16:01

Families of Lonmin mineworkers killed at Marikana want Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and former police minister Nathi Mthethwa to explain how their relatives were slain.

Mr X a competent witness, Farlam rules

2014-06-23 15:48

An application for a witness known only as Mr X to be referred for mental observation has been dismissed by the Farlam Commission of Inquiry.

More media as 'Mr X' about to testify

2014-06-19 11:45

Media presence at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has increased ahead of the testimony of "Mr X".

Bishop defends EFF's strike involvement

2014-06-09 11:19

The EFF got involved in the North West platinum belt strike to help miners arrested after the Marikana shooting, Anglican Bishop Jo Seoka says.

Marikana negotiator questioned

2014-05-22 19:19

A police officer negotiating with violent strikers in Marikana had no prospects of success, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Mpofu: EFF is government in waiting

2014-05-17 17:05

The EFF is South Africa's future ruling party, the party's Dali Mpofu has said at a post-election celebration in Sandton.

EFF storms out of The New Age breakfast

2014-05-15 09:34

The EFF has walked out of a breakfast briefing hosted by The New Age because it was "hoodwinked" into attending, the party's Dali Mpofu says.

EFF: South Africans liberated themselves

2014-05-04 15:48

No political party liberated South Africans, the Economic Freedom Fighters' Gauteng premier candidate Dali Mpofu has said.

Political activity peaks as election nears

2014-04-30 10:01

Election events are set to take place in different parts of the country, with Gauteng in particular a hot bed of political activity.

The rich will pay - Mpofu

2014-04-24 22:14

The EFF in Gauteng will focus all its energy on improving the lives of the poor, the party's premier candidate Dali Mpofu says.

Mpofu attackers found guilty

2014-04-23 18:26

Two men have been convicted of assaulting human rights lawyer Dali Mpofu by the East London Regional Court.

Strict cover for Marikana's Mr X

2014-04-15 16:23

Stringent process will have to be followed at the Marikana Commission of Inquiry when a key police witness, dubbed Mr X, testifies, retired Judge Ian Farlam has ruled.

Malema: Kliptown a symbol of poverty

2014-04-06 16:09

Kliptown township in Soweto is the symbolic definition of what poverty looks like, EFF leader Julius Malema has said.

EFF marquee torched before rally

2014-04-05 11:00

The EFF says the stage and marquee set up for a rally in Thokoza has been petrol bombed, but the event will still go ahead, starting later in the day.

I will expose Marikana's Mr X - Mpofu

2014-04-01 14:36

Photographs and details of a protected Marikana witness, dubbed Mr X, will be widely distributed among mineworkers, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

EFF supporters await Dali Mpofu's arrival

2014-03-22 14:17

Hundreds of EFF supporters have gathered at the Soshanguve hostel outside Pretoria, awiting the arrival of their Gauteng premier candidate Dali Mpofu.

Marikana Mr X a murderer - Mpofu

2014-03-17 21:01

An SAPS protected witness, identified as Mr X, is a murderer, liar and habitual criminal, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Marikana cop quizzed on 'tampering'

2014-03-13 17:53

Police evidence suggesting traditional weapons were removed from dead and injured Marikana miners at the request of paramedics has come under scrutiny.

IEC has capitalist tendencies - Malema

2014-03-04 18:30

The EFF won’t pay the IEC the R600 000 deposit required when submitting candidates’ list for the upcoming national elections, party leader Julius Malema says.


Marikana on edge after miner shot dead

2014-07-23 11:24

Mineworkers in Marikana fear for their lives after a colleague who was mentioned in testimony by Mr X was shot dead, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Farlam Commission continues

2014-07-22 06:26

The cross-examination of a police witness known as Mr X is expected to continue at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry in Pretoria.

Mr X insulted by Mpofu's accusations over mental state

2014-07-21 16:35

A police witness, known only as Mr X, has hit back at lawyers casting aspersions on his mental state at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry in Pretoria.

Marikana lawyers rake in R5.13m

2014-07-20 12:29

Lawyers representing hundreds of miners injured and arrested during the 2012 Marikana shooting have received about R5.13m in legal fees.

Ramaphosa 'used' Mthethwa at Marikana

2014-07-15 18:57

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa used former Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa to exert political pressure on the police to act against protesters in Marikana, the Farlam Commission has heard.

Behind the Amcu deal

2014-07-08 10:53

The ANC was keener to avoid losing political points than resolve SA's worst strike.

Bid for mental observation for Mr X

2014-06-23 13:04

A lawyer for the miners arrested and wounded at Marikana has brought an application for the witness known as Mr X to undergo mental observation.

Mpofu attackers jailed

2014-06-10 20:04

Two men convicted of assaulting human rights lawyer and politician Dali Mpofu a year ago have been jailed by the East London Regional Court.

We were able to disarm Marikana strikers - cop

2014-05-27 14:37

Police had a 100% success rate when they asked striking mineworkers to put down their weapons at Marikana, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Hey, you may have wasted your vote

2014-05-20 10:32

Those people who did not vote for the ruling party are now sitting with an election hangover, says Sibu Mgudlwa.

ANC should be worried about EFF - Mpofu

2014-05-15 12:02

The ANC should be worried by the EFF winning 10% of the votes in Gauteng in the general election, the EFF's Dali Mpofu says.

Mpofu will not represent EFF at Gauteng legislature

2014-05-12 19:12

The Economic Freedom Fighters' Dali Mpofu will not be going to the Gauteng legislature.

ANC has transformed SA - Makhura

2014-05-01 08:15

The ANC has transformed South Africa over the last 20 years, Gauteng provincial secretary David Makhura says.

Corruption impacts all - EFF

2014-04-29 17:52

The EFF says that corruption affects not only government but public institutions as well.

Former SABC CEO attacks 'his master's voice'

2014-04-26 08:51

A former CEO of the SABC has accused the public broadcaster of being a slave to the ruling party during a Icasa hearing about an EFF advert .

EFF will ensure Gauteng serves the poor - Mpofu

2014-04-24 14:45

Gauteng is a province of plenty but its wealth does not benefit the majority of residents, EFF Gauteng premier candidate Dali Mpofu says.

No DA, EFF coalition

2014-04-23 13:31

The DA and the EFF have denied reports of a possible coalition between them after the 7 May elections.

Farlam to rule on Marikana's Mr X

2014-04-14 20:05

Clarity will be given on whether a Marikana police witness, dubbed Mr X, will be allowed to testify in camera, from an undisclosed location.

Arson attack: EFF points fingers at ANC

2014-04-05 12:43

The EFF says it suspects that ANC members could be behind the arson attack on the stage and marquee set up for its rally in Thokoza, saying it received a tip-off about threats of disruption.

EFF launches Gauteng election campaign

2014-04-04 22:35

Job creation and inequality are central to the EFF’s plan for Gauteng, its candidate for premier Dali Mpofu says.

EFF introduces candidates

2014-03-31 14:54

The EFF has introduced their list of candidates for the national election in Johannesburg.

Miners didn't know reason for arrest - Mpofu

2014-03-18 18:18

Protesting Marikana miners were not told why they were being arrested in August 2012, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

We were high on drugs - Mpofu attackers

2014-03-17 21:01

Two men accused of assaulting human rights lawyer Dali Mpofu have told the East London Regional Court that they abused drugs and may not have been fully aware of what they were doing.

Marikana 'shooter' comes under fire

2014-03-13 14:50

Counsel for Marikana miners wounded and arrested in August 2012 got the opportunity to question a police officer who fired shots during the strike-related unrest.

2 appear for Mpofu stabbing

2014-02-24 21:25

Two men accused of robbing and stabbing lawyer Dali Mpofu have appeared in the East London Regional Court.

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