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Amcu to remember regional secretary

Wednesday 30 July 2014 11:05

Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) members at Lonmin Mine in Marikana in the North West are to hold a memorial service for the union's regional secretary at Wonderkop stadium.

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Marikana Inquiry hears of Lonmin influence on SAPS

Wednesday 30 July 2014 06:35

Lonmin unduly influenced the SA Police Service to act against protesting Marikana miners, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard on Tuesday.

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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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Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko says police remain committed to fighting crime on the platinum belt in Rustenburg, North West.
Police boss aims to curb crime in N West platinum belt

Friday 25 July 2014 14:05

Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko says police have intensified their efforts to arrest suspects in the continuing attacks on the platinum belt in Rustenburg, North West.

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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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 The suspects are facing charges of murder and attempted murder
Four murder suspects expected to appear before court

Friday 25 July 2014 05:45

Four suspects arrested in connection with the murder of a Samancor Chrome miner in Rustenburg are expected to appear before the Rustenburg Magistrate's court in the North West on Friday.

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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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 Suspects expected to appear before the Rustenburg Magistrates’ Court
Samancor mine and Marikana shooting not linked: Police

Thursday 24 July 2014 12:15

Police in North West say they can't link the shooting of a miner from Samancor Chrome mine in Rustenburg to another incident earlier this week at Marikana.

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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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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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Bongani Mehlenkomo was gunned down by an unknown assailant while on his way back from work.
Mineworker's murder in Marikana sends shockwaves

Wednesday 23 July 2014 11:30

The Farlam Commission of Inquiry has learnt with shock of the murder of one of the mineworkers and secretary of Rowland shaft at Marikana on Tuesday.

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Lonmin executive to give evidence at Marikana Commission

Wednesday 23 July 2014 06:35

Lonmin executive Michael da Costa is expected to give evidence at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry in Pretoria on Wednesday.

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“Mr X” stands down from Marikana Commission after stomach problem

Tuesday 22 July 2014 18:49

The evidence by controversial police witness, Mr X, at the Marikana Commission of Inquiry, has been stood down until Friday after he complained of a stomach problem.

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 The lawyer for the injured and arrested Marikana mineworkers ,advocate Dali Mpofu (R).
Mr X defends police

Tuesday 22 July 2014 12:34

The crucial witness known only as Mr X has come to the defence of the police.

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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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Mr X is expected to conclude his testimony on Tuesday.
Mpofu to grill ‘Mr X’ at Marikana inquiry

Sunday 20 July 2014 16:52

The lawyer for the injured and arrested Marikana mineworkers ,advocate Dali Mpofu, is expected to grill police witness Mr X when the Marikana Commission of Inquiry resumes on Monday morning.

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Malema goes to court over Parliament ejection: Report

Sunday 20 July 2014 12:40

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has taken National Council of Provinces (NCOP) chairperson Thandi Modise to court in a bid to have his ejection from Parliament declared unlawful.

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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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The Marikana commission is investigating the deaths of 44 people killed during the Lonmin strike in North West.
Mr X identity questioned at Marikana inquiry

Thursday 17 July 2014 11:39

Evidence leaders at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry asked controversial police witness, Mr X, about his identity when he resumed his testimony on Thursday.

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