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Pretoria - A potential donor was still deciding whether to fund lawyers for miners wounded and arrested in Marikana last year, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard on Monday.
“The final decision of the possible donor will be made tomorrow (Tuesday),” commission chairman retired judge Ian Farlam said.
Earlier, the Constitutional Court dismissed the application for State funding by Dali Mpofu, who represents the miners.
Mpofu had applied for the State to pay the fees of his legal team.
Farlam said this was not the end of the road in terms of the funding issue.
The commission, sitting in Centurion, is investigating the circumstances that led to the deaths of 44 people during strike-related unrest at Lonmin's platinum mining operations in Marikana, North West, last year.
Police shot dead 34 striking mineworkers on August 16, 2012. Ten other people, including two police officers, were killed in the preceding week.