Marikana remembered

JOHANNESBURG - It’s been five years since the Marikana massacre.

Forty-four people were killed in the country deadliest wage strike in post-apartheid South Africa.

On 12 August 2012,  34 miners were gunned down by the police. Ten people had been killed in the 10 days before the massacre.


The unrest at Marikana not only shook the world but changed wage negotiations in the mining sector.

eNCA journalist Xoli Mngambi was at Marikana on the fateful day. Bongiwe Khumalo covered the widows' stories and the subsequent Farlam commission of inquiry:




Have the families of the dead been compensated fairly?



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