Government: Millions paid to Marikana claimants

Government says it's already paid millions of rands to Marikana claimants and is assessing further appications for compensation. eNCA's Govan Whittles is following this story. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Government says it has already started paying compensation for the Marikana massacre and it wants to wrap up the outstanding claims urgently.

READ: Marikana massacre | WATCH | Community struggling 9 years on

This was after legal representatives for some of the affected miners and families claimed that government had left them without any support.

Monday marked nine years since 34 mineworkers were shot dead by police.


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