EFF stood the test of time - Mpofu

2014-12-16 12:18

The EFF has stood the test of time and survived, claims party chairperson Dali Mpofu of the party, which is just over a year old.

EFF top six re-elected unopposed

2014-12-15 07:22

The Economic Freedom Fighters top six have been elected with Julius Malema retaining his position as party president.

Marikana hearings conclude after 300 days

2014-11-14 17:25

The public hearings of the commission of inquiry into the events at Marikana, near Rustenburg in North West, in August 2012 have closed after a sitting lasting 300 days.

Ramaphosa is Marikana accused No 1 - Mpofu

2014-11-12 18:15

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa should face main criminal liability for his role in the August 2012 Marikana shooting, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Lonmin worker admits link to killings

2014-09-10 18:37

A senior Lonmin employee has admitted he was causally connected to the deaths of 44 people in Marikana in 2012, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Phiyega back at Farlam Commission

2014-09-10 05:33

National police commissioner Riah Phiyega is expected back at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry.

Lonmin responsible for Marikana problems - Shabangu

2014-08-26 19:59

Former mineral resources minister Susan Shabangu has accused platinum miner Lonmin of being responsible for the problems at Marikana.

Marikana causes need second inquiry - Mpofu

2014-08-19 22:49

It would be unfeasible for the Farlam Commission of Inquiry to embark on a second phase probing the 2012 Marikana unrest, a lawyer says.

Capitalists are using you, protests tell Ramaphosa

2014-08-12 19:50

Protesters have repeatedly howled at Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa as he concluded his testimony at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry.

Mpofu asked me to pull strings - Ramaphosa

2014-08-12 14:42

Dali Mpofu asked Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to intervene and help him advance his career, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Lonmin, police co-operation questioned

2014-07-30 21:42

Lonmin security officers should not have been allowed to participate in the police's joint operations centre, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Lonmin responsible for Marikana deaths - Mpofu

2014-07-30 14:08

Lonmin should be held responsible for people killed at its Marikana mining operations in August 2012, advocate Dali Mpofu has told the Farlam Commission of Inquiry.

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.

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.


EFF back in assembly after day of disruption

2014-12-16 09:34

EFF members have returned to plenary for the final day of the party's first national assembly, following a disruptive day for leader Julius Malema.

No vendetta against EFF, says Botswana govt

2014-11-21 16:00

The Botswana government does not have a vendetta against members of South Africa’s EFF, Labour and Home Affairs Minister Edwin Batshu says.

Marikana cops looking for supernatual cause - Mpofu

2014-11-13 05:05

Claims that protesting Lonmin mineworkers used muti, believing that it would make them invincible against police, are nonsensical, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Mpofu: Marikana cops influenced by politics

2014-11-12 15:13

Police acted on "political considerations" and ignored their constitutional obligations when they dispersed protesting Marikana miners on 16 August 2012, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Lonmin admits exerting political pressure

2014-09-10 18:24

A senior Lonmin employee admitted that he wanted Cyril Ramaphosa to influence politicians to intervene during the strike at Marikana in August 2012, the Farlam Commission of inquiry has heard.

Farlam inquiry accused of NUM alignment

2014-09-09 13:00

Lonmin mineworkers have accused the Farlam Commission of Inquiry of being affiliated to the National Union of Mineworkers, a commissioner says.

Lonmin did not care - Marikana miner

2014-08-25 14:42

The violence at Lonmin's platinum mine in Marikana occurred because mine bosses did not care, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Maimane: No change in Marikana

2014-08-16 12:59

Nothing has changed in Marikana two years after 34 striking mineworkers were shot dead, DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane says.

Ramaphosa sold out for financial gain - Mpofu

2014-08-12 16:34

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa should have addressed the causes of the August 2012 Marikana unrest before attempting to curb its consequences, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Ramaphosa in 'incestuous' relations with roleplayers

2014-08-12 13:33

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has objected after Dali Mpofu said he was caught up in "a cesspool of incestuous relationships" with roleplayers at Marikana.

'Disproportionate' force used at Marikana

2014-07-30 14:49

The force used against protesting Marikana miners, leading to 34 deaths, was "disproportionate and heinous", advocate Dali Mpofu has told the Farlam Commission of Inquiry.

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.

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.

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