Court ruling shows EFF has 'superior knowledge'

2015-04-15 14:50

The EFF’s victory in the Western Cape High Court proves that the party has a “superior” understanding of the rules of Parliament, the party says.

Riah Phiyega faces the axe

2015-04-05 15:48

National police commissioner General Riah Phiyega is against the ropes - she’s facing recommendations from four reports that say she should face charges or “remedial action”.

Zuma receives official Marikana report

2015-03-31 18:35

The presidency has received the report by the Farlam Commission of Inquiry into the violence at Marikana, it says.

Modise's Marikana order unlawful - Malema lawyer

2014-11-24 20:20

Counsel for EFF leader Julius Malema has argued that his eviction from Parliament by Thandi Modise for saying the ANC "murdered" miners at Marikana is unlawful.

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.

Semenya: Marikana protesters' action treasonous

2014-11-13 21:06

An attack on police officers by protesting Lonmin miners at Marikana was tantamount to treason, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Nothing wrong with Ramaphosa's calls - lawyer

2014-11-13 14:18

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa did nothing wrong when he phoned former police minister Nathi Mthethwa for police intervention at Marikana, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

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.

Ramaphosa's motives at Marikana questioned

2014-11-12 14:57

The intervention of Cyril Ramaphosa during the unprotected strike at Lonmin's Marikana mine in August 2012 was driven by ulterior motives, the Farlam inquiry has heard.

Lawyer: Marikana strikers posed no threat to police

2014-11-11 20:18

Strikers never posed a threat to the police tactical response team (TRT) on 16 August, when 34 miners were killed at Marikana in 2012, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.


EFF wins Marikana fair comment case

2015-04-15 11:05

The Western Cape High Court has ruled that it was fair comment by the EFF to say the ANC government killed people in Marikana.

Foul play suspected after Marikana cop stabbed to death

2015-04-04 15:58

The SA police Union suspects that foul play may have been involved in the murder of Gauteng public order policing head Colonel David Hlanganani Makhubela, who previously provided a statement to the Marikana commission of inquiry.

Doctors shocked by Basson's Marikana remarks

2015-01-19 14:47

Medical practitioners were shocked by remarks by apartheid-era chemical warfare expert Dr Wouter Basson about labour unrest at Marikana platinum mine in the North West, the HPCSA has heard.

‘Little has changed since Marikana’

2014-11-18 13:19

Very little has changed in the mining industry since the events at Marikana in August 2012, the Bench Marks Foundation says.

Consensus needed on public order, inquiry hears

2014-11-14 13:35

SA needs to develop a universally accepted notion of what constitutes appropriate forms of public protest, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard on its final day of public hearings.

Lawyer reminds Farlam of his limits

2014-11-13 17:40

The outcome of the Farlam Commission of Inquiry will have several limitations because it is not a court of law, Ishmael Semenya SC, for the SA Police Service, 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.

Marikana families want police prosecuted

2014-11-11 21:09

Families of 34 striking miners shot dead in 2012 has called for police who fired on them to be prosecuted as the inquiry into the "Marikana massacre" neared its end.

Lonmin spread misinformation - Marikana lawyer

2014-11-11 18:46

Lonmin spread misinformation about striking mine workers and Amcu's role in the strike at Marikana in August 2012, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

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