Thursday 17 July 2014 – 9:40am
The Farlam Commission of Inquiry continues this morning with the examination of Mr X. Miners injured and arrested during the 2012 unrest in Marikana want enigmatic police witness, identified only as Mr X, to testify in person.
Mr X may not be named to protect his identity. He previously testified at the commission in Pretoria via video link from an undisclosed location and is scheduled to resume testifying on Thursday. Mr X claims he was part of a group of striking Lonmin mineworkers at Marikana, near Rustenburg, North West, who underwent traditional rituals and participated in the killing of Lonmin security guards Hassan Fundi and Frans Mabelani on August 12, 2012.
Watch the Charity Showdown LIVE as Bloemfontein Celtics, Black Aces, Bidvest Wits & AmaZulu compete in this pre-season one day one tournament.
The National Prosecuting Authority has declined to prosecute President Jacob Zuma’s son Duduzane following an accident in which one person was killed, due to insufficient evidence.
It’s an uncertain time for South Africans with the Reserve Bank to make its interest rates announcement this afternoon.