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‘Myeni obstructed the work of the Zondo commission’ — Hofmeyer

Advocate Kate Hofmeyr submitted that deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo should direct the secretary of the commission to lay a charge against Dudi Myeni for revealing the identity of secret witness ‘Mr X’

Marikana families gain closure from the ‘X files’

The testimony of Mr X has dealt with the 10 killings leading up to the Marikana massacre of 34 miners. The M&G spoke to their families this week.

Miner implicated by Mr X in cops’ deaths found murdered

A miner implicated by Mr X's testimony as one of those responsible for the death of police officers and security guards, has been killed.

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 converts to Christianity

The Farlam commission has heard that police witness Mr X would be discarding muti, to follow the prescripts of Christianity.

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.

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.

Farlam: Anguish as Mr X tells how workers, cops were killed

The Marikana Commission was the stage for more scenes of anguish on Tuesday as the testimony of Mr X continued.

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