Watch: The touching video – Remembering Marikana

On 16th August 2012, 18 years into the dawn of the democratic South Africa, police shot dead 34 striking workers at Lonmin mine, Marikana, setting off a wave of protests. In what has been described as “South Africa’s first post-apartheid massacre,” the miners were killed after demanding a living wage of R 12 500. It…

Remembering Marikana, 8 years on

On 16th August 2012, 18 years into the dawn of the democratic South Africa, police shot dead 34 striking workers Lonmin, a platinum mine in Marikana, setting off a wave of protests. In what has been described as “South Africa’s first post-apartheid massacre,” the miners were killed after demanding a living wage of R 12…