commission of inquiry

Marikana trial finally got underway

On 16 August, 2012, a week of bloody clashes at the Lonmin platinum mine in the North West’s Marikana ended with police opening fire on a crowd of striking workers and killing 34 of them. The most lethal use of state force in post-apartheid South Africa’s history, the Marikana massacre[…]

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It’s Z-Day at state capture inquiry for Jacob Zuma

Former president Jacob Zuma is expected to appear at the judicial commission of inquiry into allegations of state capture on Monday, with the City of Johannesburg’s metro police at the ready for the crowds of supporters and detractors who usually show up. “The JMPD’s role … is to monitor the[…]

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State Capture Inquiry to resume on Thursday

The Commission of Inquiry into State Capture is expected to resume in Parktown, Johannesburg on Thursday. The Commission will hear the testimony of former ANC MP, Dennis Bloem, who is expected to clarify some issues in former ANC MP Vytjie Mentor‘s evidence. Mentor told the commission that after she met[…]

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