Farlam Commission

Police defence on Marikana falls flat

A report highlights inconsistencies that demand that the police should scrutinise their actions

Six years on, still no justice or closure for Marikana victims

As thousands of mining jobs are cut, families of striking workers slain in 2012 still await compensation and justice

‘Miners did not shoot at police’ – new Marikana report

New details about the infamous ‘Scene 2’ have emerged a day shy of the sixth anniversary of the Marikana massacre

Police to finally appear in court for Marikana murders

Nine police officers will appear in court on a number of charges including murder, attempted murder and defeating the ends of justice.

Web archives open up the truth about Marikana

New web archives give the public access to the full range of evidence from the Farlam commission.

Phiyega files review application against Claassen inquiry

The inquiry found that the suspended police commissioner was not fit to hold office and that she lied to the Marikana Commission of Inquiry.

Phiyega mustn’t be spared testimony by Marikana survivors and widows – lawyers

The Claassen inquiry failed to adequately cross-examine the suspended police commissioner, victims’ representatives argue.

First big blow for Phiyega at Claassen inquiry

The commission of inquiry into Riah Phiyega's fitness to hold office began on Tuesday after the police commissioner was suspended last year.

Zuma sets up inquiry into Phiyega’s conduct

A board of inquiry into Riah Phiyega's fitness to hold office has been set up, President Jacob Zuma announced on Tuesday.

Three years after Marikana the legal fraternity still bristles with accusations of bias

Far from excoriating the report and defaming its author, Dumisa Ntsebeza ought to show some gratitude for its findings.

Remembering Marikana: Three years on

The Mail & Guardian recounts events in the days leading up to the Marikana massacre, as recorded by the Farlam commission of inquiry.

DA wants dishonourable discharge for Phiyega

The DA said it would take steps to have National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega dishonourably discharged from the SA Police Service.

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The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

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Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history