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Marikana Commission to resume on Monday morning

Monday 28 July 2014 05:18

It is not clear when controversial police witness, Mr X, will resume his testimony at the Marikana Commission of Inquiry in Centurion, south of Pretoria.

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Police Minister, Nkosinathi Nhleko
Amcu leader's murder not linked to Marikana Inquiry: Nhleko

Saturday 26 July 2014 07:55

Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko has dismissed reports that the murder of a Amcu leader at the Lonmin Mine could be linked to the names that are being mentioned at the Marikana Commission.

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Lonmin security guards take the stand at Marikana inquiry

Friday 25 July 2014 19:26

Lonmin security guards continued their testimonies at the Marikana Commission of inquiry on Friday.  

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Lonmin security guard, Mogomotsi Masibi takes the stand in  the Marikana Commission of Inquiry.
Lonmin workers acted in a militant way: Security guard

Friday 25 July 2014 12:38

Lonmin security guard, Mogomotsi Masibi, says the striking mineworkers who attacked and killed two of his colleagues on August 12, 2012, were acting in a militant way.

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Lonmin's security boss recounts how they escaped death

Thursday 24 July 2014 12:48

Lonmin's security boss, Dewald Louw, has told the Marikana Commission of Inquiry in Pretoria that he and his colleague were on one occasion compelled to arm themselves.

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Lonmin security boss continues testimony at Marikana Inquiry

Thursday 24 July 2014 08:11

Lonmin security boss, Dewald Louw, will continue giving evidence at the Marikana Commission of Inquiry in Centurion on Thursday morning.

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Lonmin says it is focussing on restarting production after the five-month Amcu strike
Lonmin plays down retrenchment speculations

Wednesday 23 July 2014 19:32

Platinum producer Lonmin says it has not decided to retrench any of its 35 000 employees just yet.

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The slain Bongi Mhlenkomo was Amcu’s branch Secretary at Western Platinum mine.
Amcu sends condolences to slain member's family

Wednesday 23 July 2014 17:23

Amcu has passed their condolences to the family of one of its members who was gunned down near Wonderkop playground in Marikana on Tuesday.

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 The Commissioner of the Marikana Commission of Inquiry, Judge Ian Farlam.
Judge Farlam urges police to end Marikana violence

Wednesday 23 July 2014 12:20

The Commissioner of the Marikana Commission of Inquiry, Judge Ian Farlam, has appealed to the police to put more effort into preventing violence from taking place at Marikana.

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Mr X back in hot seat at Marikana Inquiry

Monday 21 July 2014 05:34

The legal representative for trade union Amcu is expected to cross-examine a police witness, known only as Mr X, when the Marikana Commission of Inquiry resumes on Monday morning.

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The commission is investigating the deaths of 44 people in Marikana.
Mr X recalls how guards were hacked to death

Friday 18 July 2014 06:42

The Marikana Commission of Inquiry has heard how two Lonmin security guards were hacked to death despite pleading for mercy during an unprotected strike in Marikana in August 2012.

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40% drop in Amplats output

Thursday 17 July 2014 13:52

The five-month-long strike in the platinum sector led to a 40% decrease in production at Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) in the second quarter, the company said on Thursday.

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Advocate Dali Mpofu wants Mr X to come and testify in the auditorium and not from an undisclosed location.
Mr X to testify at Marikana inquiry again

Thursday 17 July 2014 05:47

The mysterious police witness 'Mr. X' is expected to continue testifying at the Marikana Commission of Inquiry in Pretoria on Thursday.

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Production delayed due to extended induction: Lonmin

Wednesday 16 July 2014 18:09

The world's third largest platinum producer, Lonmin, says advances in preparing to pick up production have been delayed by extended induction and assessment processes.

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Former Police minister is back in the hot seat at the Marikana commission of inquiry in Pretoria.
Mthethwa back at Marikana inquiry

Tuesday 15 July 2014 05:05

Cross-examination of former police minister Nathi Mthethwa was expected to continue at the Marikana commission of inquiry, sitting in Centurion, on Tuesday.

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Former police minister Nathi Mthethwa is testifying at the Marikana Commission of Inquiry.
Mthethwa denies political pressure at Marikana

Monday 14 July 2014 12:47

Former police minister Nathi Mthethwa says he did not use his political influence while giving directives to the police's operational team during the illegal strike at Lonmin platinum mine.

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Amcu members still celebrate strike victory

Sunday 13 July 2014 14:31

Amcu members in various shafts of the Anglo American, Impala and Lonmin mines are still celebrating what they term victory in the platinum belt.

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Amcu to hold victory celebrations in N West  

Saturday 12 July 2014 10:10

Thousands of Amcu members are expected to converge on Anglo platinum's Thembelani shaft in Rustenburg in the North West to celebrate what they claim to be a victory.

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Marula platinum strikers set to resume work on Tuesday

Monday 7 July 2014 14:12

About 2 000 striking workers at Marula Platinum mine outside Burgersfort in Limpopo have agreed to go back to work on Tuesday.

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Mineworkers robbed of their salaries: Reports

Saturday 5 July 2014 11:55

The world’s third-largest platinum producer, Lonmin, has appealed to the North West police and security officials to continue patrolling the mining areas which saw recent labour unrest.

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