South Africa's Mining Inquiry Focuses on Muti

The Farlam Commission of Inquiry into the deaths of 34 miners at Marikana in August last year has heard from a union member, who is being questioned on his knowledge of muti (herbal medicine) before fights. It's reported that post mortem results revealed fresh incisions on the deceased's bodies.

Police on standby if violence erupts at Lonmin's troubled Marikana mine in the North West, Tuesday, 14 August 2012

A memorial service for miners killed by police.

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