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EFF Chief Whip, Floyd Shivhambu, later said he had withdrawn the middle finger gesture, but not his comments.
Shivhambu facing charge of misconduct over middle finger gesture

Friday 31 October 2014 06:33

EFF Chief Whip, Floyd Shivhambu, is facing a new charge of misconduct over a gesture he made to Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa in Parliament.


Economy in Marikana still hurting from strike

Friday 24 October 2014 13:59

Mamsi Ngobeni sat alongside the main road of the South African platinum belt town of Marikana, hunched over a table with a pile of onions, apples, loose cigarettes and tomatoes.


Dlamini to visit Marikana victims’ families

Friday 24 October 2014 07:26

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini will on Friday meet families of the Marikana victims in Nyandeni Great Place in the Eastern Cape.


The commission has been given until Tuesday to reach a conclusion.
Marikana Inquiry to revisit scene of killed miners

Tuesday 30 September 2014 07:20

The Marikana Commission of Inquiry will on Tuesday revisit the scene where 34 Lonmin mineworkers were shot and killed in 2012 during an unprotected strike in Marikana, North West.


Tirade leads to Malema, Shivambu ordered out of parly

Wednesday 17 September 2014 20:55

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema and his Chief Whip, Floyd Shivambu, were sent packing from the sitting of the National Assembly on Wednesday.


Reopening wage negotiations illegal: Lonmin employee

Monday 15 September 2014 12:44

Lonmin was unwilling to reopen wage negotiations in 2012 because it would have been illegal and set the wrong precedent, a senior employee told the Farlam Commission of Inquiry on Monday.


Family members want the commission to continue to probe the killing of their loved ones.
Marikana mine workers families granted permission to make submissions

Friday 12 September 2014 12:22

The Marikana Commission of Inquiry in Centurion, south of Pretoria, has once again allowed family members of the mine workers to make written and oral submission.


Phiyega can't recall details of Marikana meeting

Wednesday 10 September 2014 11:30

National Police Commissioner, Riah Phiyega says she can't remember some of the details discussed during a meeting to find ways to deal with striking Lonmin miners in 2012.


Phiyega back at Marikana Inquiry

Wednesday 10 September 2014 08:45

National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega is expected back at the Marikana Commission of Inquiry.


National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega.
Marikana Commission recalls Phiyega

Tuesday 9 September 2014 19:41

Police Commissioner, Riah Phiyega, will be recalled to give evidence at the Marikana Commission of Inquiry in Centurion on Wednesday.


34 people, mostly striking mineworkers, were shot dead in a clash with the police during a Lonmin workers' strike in 2012.
Cosatu condemns attack on NUM member

Tuesday 9 September 2014 06:01

Cosatu on Monday condemned the intimidation of a National Union of Mineworkers member during an inspection in Marikana by the Farlam Commission of Inquiry.


Judge Farlam issues strong warning to mine workers

Monday 8 September 2014 14:17

A woman wearing a t-shirt with a NUM logo was almost assaulted by Lonmin mine workers at Marikana in the North West.


 The commission is investigating the deaths of 44 people during unrest at Lonmin's platinum mine in Marikana in August 2012.
Farlam Commission inspects Marikana

Monday 8 September 2014 12:28

A large crowd of lawyers, police officers, journalists and evidence leaders gathered in Marikana, North West, on Monday for an inspection "in loco" by the Farlam Commission of Inquiry.


Expert criticises AMCU for role in Marikana tragedy

Thursday 4 September 2014 13:38

International policing expert Cees de Rover has criticised workers' union, Amcu, for not taking cautious control of its members.


The commission is investigating the deaths of 44 people at the mine in Marikana in the North West during an unprotected strike in August 2012.
Henry Blou back on stand at Marikana Inquiry

Tuesday 2 September 2014 06:15

Lawyers for the families of the deceased will cross-examine Lonmin Platinum Mine head of security Henry Blou when the Marikana Commission of Inquiry resumes in Centurion.


The Farlam Commission is probing the deaths of 44 people at Lonmin mine, on August 12, 2012
Lawyer wants jail term for killers of Marikana police officer

Thursday 28 August 2014 12:12

Lawyers representing the family of one of the police officers whom striking Lonmin workers allegedly murdered near a railway line in Marikana in 2012, want his killers to face a jail term.


No reason to apologise: Striker

Wednesday 27 August 2014 14:15

There is no need to apologise to the families of Lonmin workers killed at Marikana in August 2012, one of the strike's leaders told the Farlam Commission of Inquiry on Wednesday.


Suzan Shabangu will shed light to the commission about her role during the violent strike by Lonmin mineworkers in August 2012.
Former minister of Minerals to take the stand at Marikana Inquiry

Tuesday 26 August 2014 06:50

Former minister of Minerals and Energy, Suzan Shabangu, is expected to take the stand at the Marikana Commission of Inquiry hearing in Centurion on Tuesday.


‘Lonmin did not care’: Miner  

Monday 25 August 2014 14:09

The violence at Lonmin's platinum mine in Marikana occurred because mine bosses did not care, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard on Monday.


The miners were arrested during the Marikana tragedy at Lonmin.
Charges against 270 Lonmin miners withdrawn

Wednesday 20 August 2014 14:51

The charges against 270 Lonmin miners who were arrested after the Marikana shootings two years ago have been withdrawn.


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