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Grief as Marikana victims remembered

Two years on, the families of the Marikana victims are still waiting to hear who killed their loved ones, what exactly happened, and why.

Blood on his hands? ‘McCyril’ testifies at Marikana inquiry

The deputy president’s grilling about the part he played in the Lonmin tragedy was interrupted by a crowd calling him a bloody-handed killer.

Marikana: Mr X denies being a police informer

A miner turned police witness, testifying about the actions of the miners in the lead up to the Marikana massacre, says he was not a police informer.

Cyril ‘likely to emerge unscathed’ from Marikana probe

Accusations Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa faces at the Farlam commission are unlikely to affect his political career and presidential aspirations.

Marikana: Police were absent when miners clashed with NUM

A Lonmin security officer has told the Farlam commission that security forces had been frustrated by the lack of police ahead of the Marikana strike.

Marikana: Security warning not heeded, with fatal results

Had the Lonmin security guards observed a radio security warning they might never have confronted the enraged miners and suffered fatalities.

Marikana: Mr X insists SAPS, Lonmin are innocent

A miner who is testifying at the Marikana commission says both the police and mining company Lonmin were innocent in the events at Marikana in 2012.

Marikana hearing stalls as Mr X accuses Mpofu of disrespect

The police’s key witness refused to answer further questions after the miners’ advocate brought his mental and emotional state into question.

Marikana: Mr X apologises to families of victims

Mr X on Thursday apologised to the families of the people he claims he had a hand in killing in the days leading up to the Marikana massacre.

Gordimer: A leader quite prepared to grubby herself in struggle politics

It was 1988, Salman Rushdie had been 'disinvited' from the Weekly Mail Book Week and SA literature ­giants were at loggerheads, recalls Anton Harber.

Nathi Mthethwa takes responsibility for Marikana

While accepting responsibility for police operations on August 16 2012, the former police minister pointed out he wasn’t personally to blame.

Farlam: Mr X testimony adjourned for family death

The Marikana Commission has once again adjourned before hearing the end of Mr X's testimony.

Marikana’s Mr X called a liar

Mr X became visibly agitated on Tuesday as an evidence leader accused him of lying to the Marikana commission.

Mr X: Amcu’s Mathunjwa told us to kill NUM boss

Mr X, testifying at the Marikana Commission, claims that Amcu president Joseph Mathunjwa told some strikers to kill NUM president Senzeni Zokwana.

Mr X’s gory Marikana testimony draws tears

Stabbing, hacking, shooting and burning were "necessary" to make miners aware of the strike.

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SANDF hid R200m expenditure on ‘Covid’ drug it can’t use

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