PROCEEDINGS at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry were postponed today after police witness, known only as “Mr X”, fell ill.
A POLICE witness, known only as Mr X, hit back at lawyers casting aspersions on his mental state at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry in Pretoria today.
The government has repeatedly apologised for the death of Marikana miners, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard on Tuesday.
FORMER police minister Nathi Mthethwa denied that police killing of 34 miners at Lonmin’s Marikana platinum mine on August 16 2012 happened because he brought undue influence on national police commissioner General Riah Phiyega.
Former police minister Nathi Mthethwa denied on Monday he was under political pressure to intervene in the deadly mining strike at Marikana in Rustenburg two years ago.
TWO politically explosive musicals Marikana – The Musical and Protest! headlined at the Grahamstown National Arts Festival.
CONCERNS of violence in the metals and engineering strike prompted employers to write to national police commissioner Riah Phiyega twice, Seifsa said on Thursday.
POLICE use excessive force during the deadly strike in Marikana, North West, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard today.