Massacre still haunts the people of Marikana 10 years after the tragedy

Little has changed for a community scarred by unemployment, lack of service delivery and crime

17 July 2022 - 00:03

Cattle and goats graze near the infamous koppie where 34 mineworkers were gunned down by police during a strike for higher wages at Lonmin’s Marikana platinum mine in August 2012. On the eve of its 10th anniversary, the tragedy — which made global headlines — remains etched in memory, a black mark on labour relations in post-apartheid SA...

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