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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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Kirk Whalum, Stoddart set to blow away SA fans

Wednesday 23 July 2014 10:30

Grammy Award winner Kirk Whalum returns to South Africa with fellow artist John Stoddart.

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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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 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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Military Health Services laid wreathes in tribute to their fallen countrymen.
South Africa’s Delville Wood sacrifice remembered

Monday 21 July 2014 14:40

Military veterans have paid tribute to the more than 1000 South African soldiers who lost their lives over a period of about three days in Delville Wood in France.

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President Jacob Zuma
  Zuma calls for safe return of missing child

Sunday 20 July 2014 14:57

President Jacob Zuma is calling on the public to help police find a child who went missing when his father's car was hijacked, the presidency said on Sunday.

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The five-year-old Mongezi Phike was kidnapped on Thursday during a hijacking.
Kidnapped Pretoria boy still missing

Saturday 19 July 2014 17:17

A five year old boy, Mongezi Phike, kidnapped during a hijacking in Bronkhorstspruit, east of Pretoria is still missing.

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Mandela is still a beacon of hope: Zuma

Saturday 19 July 2014 06:46

The President was speaking at the unveiling of the Mandela statue and the official opening of the Komkhulu museum at Mvezo in the Eastern Cape.

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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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Former President Thabo Mbeki is testifying at the Arms Procurement Commission in Pretoria.
Arms deal decisions were not taken by individuals: Mbeki

Thursday 17 July 2014 12:19

Former President Thabo Mbeki has stressed that all decision taken during the controversial 1999 Arms-deal were made by the Inter Ministerial Committee.

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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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Urgent application for Somali girl's surgery

Wednesday 16 July 2014 16:56

An urgent application has been brought before the High Court in Pretoria to ensure a 12-year-old Somali girl receives life-saving surgery, Lawyers for Human Rights (LHR) said on Wednesday.

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Mthethwa defends police action in Marikana

Tuesday 15 July 2014 12:43

Former Police Minister, Nathi Mthethwa, has defended the police's actions during the August 2012 Marikana shootings.

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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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Barbra Creecy says that the ANC needs to address problems people encounter.
ANC Lekgotla aims to improve service delivery in Gauteng

Saturday 12 July 2014 20:16

Leaders of the African National Congress (ANC) in the Gauteng government are meeting for a three-day Lekgotla outside Pretoria.

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South Africans clean up for Madiba

Saturday 12 July 2014 09:45

The Arts and Culture Department in conjunction with the Tshwane Gospel Choir and the Pretoria Heart Hospital have started with a build-up campaign in preparation of Nelson Mandela Day next week.

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Bulls aim to maintain spotless home record

Thursday 10 July 2014 18:06

After their playoff chances were dealt a death blow last weekend, the Bulls would be excused for a lack of motivation in their final Super Rugby match against the Rebels in Pretoria on Friday.

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Eugene de Kock was sentenced to two terms of life imprisonment.
De Kock parole decision expected on Thursday

Wednesday 9 July 2014 12:14

Justice Minister Michael Masutha will announce on Thursday whether former apartheid-era police colonel Eugene de Kock will be granted parole.

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SABC Chief Operations Officer, Hlaudi Motsoeneng.
Hlaudi Motsoeneng appointed SABC COO

Wednesday 9 July 2014 05:18

Acting South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) Chief Operations Officer, Hlaudi Motsoeneng, is now the public broadcaster’s COO.

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