Marikana cops' competency questioned

2014-02-18 16:55

Senior police officers' expertise came under the spotlight at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry as North West police chief Lieutenant General Zukiswa Mbombo gave evidence.

Cop: We failed at Marikana

2014-02-06 21:14

North West police chief Lieutenant General Zukiswa Mbombo has conceded that police intervention in a mine strike at Marikana, North West, was a failure.

Phiyega defends NW police chief

2013-04-02 12:23

Police commissioner Riah Phiyega has defended the North West police chief for statements made before the shootings at Marikana, including "Today, we are ending this matter".

Song and dance at Marikana hearing

2012-11-28 21:02

A crowd of Amcu supporters have broken into song and dance when proceedings at the Farlam Commission in Rustenburg were adjourned.


Top cop: Marikana decision not diarised

2014-02-11 18:38

A decision to disarm and arrest Marikana miners in August 2012 did not warrant a diary entry, North West police chief Lieutenant General Zukiswa Mbombo has said.

Cops provoked Marikana miners

2013-04-02 14:04

Crowd-control experts would testify that police conduct had provoked striking Marikana miners, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Union boss grilled over Marikana evidence

2012-11-29 20:01

Amcu president Joseph Mathunjwa has been taken to task at the Farlam Commission over alleged "untruths" in his evidence.

Top cop left before shooting, hearing told

2012-11-28 19:18

North West police chief Lieutenant General Zukiswa Mbombo attended an ANC torch-lighting ceremony hours before the Marikana shooting, the Farlam Commission has heard.

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