Striking Marikana mineworkers had performed muti rituals and believed they were unassailable before the massacre, heard the Farlam commission.
A senior police officer has fielded questions about the communication difficulties during the intervention to end the Marikana protest last year.
Legal Aid SA will decide whether to comply or appeal the high court's instruction that it has to fund the legal costs of the miners.
African countries will decide whether they will continue to participate in the International Criminal Court at a special summit.
The withdrawal of charges against former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli has "undermined the integrity" of the police, says the high court.
Premier Nomvula Mokonyane has responded to the release of crime statistics, saying some law enforcement officers were evidently involved in crime.
A review of the Richard Mdluli case should be handled by the national director of public prosecutions, argued a representative of the organisation.
In solidarity with the families' lawyers pulling out of the Farlam commission, Amcu says it will temporarily withdraw representatives from the case.
Lawyers representing the Marikana mineworkers wounded and arrested last year have provisionally pulled out of the Farlam commission's proceedings.
Referring to Jacob Zuma's recent Cabinet reshuffle, King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo has said that the president has a way of flushing out his opponents.