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.
Lawyers for the union argued at the Farlam commission that it was a myth perpetuated by Lonmin that union rivalry was the main cause of the slaughter.
The Farlam commission of inquiry heard that Amcu acted responsibly, and that Lonmin was "not equipped" to deal with the strike.
The recommendations of the Farlam commission's evidence leaders are very clear and SAPS would do well to start implementing them right away.
NEWS ANALYSIS: Why did the mining company move millions of rands in revenue to no-tax Bermuda?
Three years of labour upheaval and a political push for safety and better wages have set in motion a drive to mechanise platinum mines.
Advocacy group agrees not to make statements that will adversely affect company’s share price
No one is claiming Lonmin broke any formal rules or acted unlawfully; the issue is a moral one.
Lonmin announced a huge housing deal, publicly and in its social and labour plans. But the deal was never signed.
Lonmin found funding to build its workers housing, it has been revealed, but now it doesn't know what happened to the funding agreement.
Having recently blasted corporate tax evaders, the deputy president now has egg on his face after Lonmin's Bermuda tax avoidance tactics surfaced.
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has declared R76-million in personal wealth, but it is just the tip of the iceberg in the politician's bank balance.
Former Lonmin executive admits that the deadly 2012 strike called for extraordinary negotiations that didn't fall within the company's structures.
As Anglo disposes of its Rustenberg mines, other companies are betting that the troubled metal will yield dividends further down the line.
Despite tough times of late for South Africa's platinum sector the Public Investment Corporation is betting on the precious metals' comeback.
Marikana strike leader Xolani Nzuza said he did not owe an apology to the families of Lonmin employees killed for reporting for work in August 2012.
The mine insists that it would not be logical to incorporate concerns regarding social conditions into the cross-examination of witnesses.
While the Farlam commission continues, the Marikana massacre has influenced everything from the families to art and politics. Let's take a look.
A senior police officer has told the Farlam commission that an "excited" Lonmin employee instructed police to confront a peaceful protest group.