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Ramaphosa holds on to directorship in retail businesses

DEPUTY President Cyril Ramaphosa is holding on to his shareholding and directorship in McDonald’s SA, a meat abattoir, a sports car maker and a property firm.

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema  Picture:  SAPA

Malema sent out of National Assembly for Marikana murder comment

EFF leader Julius Malema and his Chief Whip Floyd Shivambu were ordered to leave the National Assembly today after accusing Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa of “murdering” 34 Marikana mineworkers.


Lonmin employee defends ‘faceless’ comment

A SENIOR Lonmin employee had to defend calling Marikana strikers “faceless”, at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry earlier today.

20120816AMU/NEWS. Workers from Marikana Mine in Rustenburg during their Strike .PHOTO : ANTONIO MUCHAVE.

Insults at Marikana, Farlam tells miners to ‘cut the nonsense’

MINERS shouted obscenities at a woman wearing a red National Union of Mineworkers T-shirt when she joined the Farlam Commission of Inquiry’s inspection in loco in Marikana, North West, today.


Marikana video evidence shock

Commission hears about contradictions to police version. AVIDEO presented at the Marikana commission yesterday, taken on August 16 2012 when police killed 34 striking miners, appears to contradict the police version of events.

Marikana, North West - Thousands of striking miners armed with weapons. They are requesting triple their salary in a pay increase from Lonmin Mine in Rustenburg. 16/8/12. PHOTOGRAPH: ALON SKUY/THE TIMES

Farlam to visit Marikana

SEVERAL areas linked to the August 2012 shooting of Lonmin mineworkers will be inspected next week, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry announced today.


Miner testifies about traumatic call to Bishop Seoka

THE mineworker who called Bishop Johannes Seoka to say his colleagues were being killed at Marikana testified at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry today.


Ramaphosa never influenced me, says Shabangu

FORMER mineral resources minister Susan Shabangu denied that Cyril Ramaphosa influenced her into seeing the Marikana strike as a criminal issue.

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