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Marikana inquiry postponed 20121003

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The Marikana commission of inquiry has been delayed until October 22 so that victims' families can travel to the hearing.
Marikana inquiry postponed 20121003

Striking miners listen to a speaker after they secured a 22 percent pay hike from London-listed Lonmin platinum mine in Marikana on September 18, 2012. The miners will resume work on September 20, ending a deadly six-week wildcat strike which started on August 10 and spread to other platinum and gold mines in the country, triggering growing concerns that the industrial action would dent the economy of Africa's wealthiest country.

ALEXANDER JOE