Never again can we allow such a tragedy to befall our nation – Ramaphosa on Marikana massacre

- | 6 months ago

A “tragedy” like the Marikana massacre should never happen again, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said in a tweet.

This as the country commemorates the killings seven years ago at Lonmin’s Marikana mine. A total of 44 people lost their lives at the mine in August 2012, with 34 being killed by police on August 16.

Ramaphosa, who was a director and shareholder at Lonmin at the time, shared a message to South Africans via his personal Twitter page.

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