A board of inquiry into Riah Phiyega's fitness to hold office has been set up, President Jacob Zuma announced on Tuesday.
Far from excoriating the report and defaming its author, Dumisa Ntsebeza ought to show some gratitude for its findings.
The Mail & Guardian recounts events in the days leading up to the Marikana massacre, as recorded by the Farlam commission of inquiry.
The DA said it would take steps to have National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega dishonourably discharged from the SA Police Service.
Records show how the National Prosecuting Authority had felt Riah Phiyega "did not keep the confidentiality that was so obviously required of her".
As police minister he provided the political guidance that framed the SAPS's actions.
Readers write in about the Farlam commission's report, and Egypt.
Analysts and academics have said most of the Farlam commission's recommendations are simple, obvious and commonsense, but likely to run into trouble.
It's been a grim few weeks of mounting evidence of this impunity Zuma believes he is entitled to, while evidence is not suffered to stand in his way.
The Farlam commission inquiry should have found that a gross failure of leadership caused the Marikana massacre.
The Marikana report revealed more than just operational unaccountability, it revealed a web of lies designed to keep the commission in the dark.
Jacob Zuma released the report into the 2012 Marikana massacre. Africa Check compares his claims and what the Commission’s report actually said.
Mineworkers in Marikana have blasted the Farlam Commission of Inquiry report for its findings against Amcu.
The M&G visited Marikana where families of the slain miners scrambled at the last minute to hear Zuma’s report into the death of their loved ones.
Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union president Zizamele Cebekhulu says Riah Phiyega could not have committed a crime in "absentia".
The president will "prioritise" consideration of the report when he returns to SA - but rights groups want the findings to be made public quickly.
The SAPS wants Ian Farlam to leave the ‘policing of the police’ to Ipid, but he says he can make recommendations on who should be prosecuted.
Vested interests have conspired to keep the truth about the Marikana massacre buried and the curse of unchecked mining goes on.
The Farlam inquiry has heard that Lonmin miners took their cue from the violent, but effective, protests at their neighbouring platinum firm.