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Marikana Workers Chase Away Dlamini-Zuma

Wednesday, August 23,2017
Published by Molebogeng Lebea
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Inset : Dlamini-Zuma and Cyril Ramaphosa

ANC presidential hopeful Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and her supporters were chased away from the Marikana workers, where 34 mine workers were killed by police in 2012. Marikana workers were commemorating the day that their beloved colleagues, friend and family had passed on.

Dlamini-Zuma and her supporters were at the site of the massacre on Tuesday to lay a wreath when men in Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) T-shirts chased them away

Dlamini Zuma and her supporter had to make a quick getaway after a small group of mine workers blocked them from initiating the ceremony, hurling insults and gesturing the group to leave

Marikana activist Napoleon Webster said they could not allow Dlamini to exploit the tragedy, "she is trying to use our pain to get presidency support just like Cyril Ramaphosa."

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, who is also in the running to take over the leadership of the ANC at its December conference, was barred from attending an event last Thursday commemorating the deaths of the mine workers.

The 34 were shot dead on August 16 2012 after a violent protest during a strike by the workers over pay increases.

A total of 47 people were killed during the protests five years ago, including four security The families had to at least be informed of developments in the case. It was unclear how many police officers involved in the shooting were investigated by Ipid, Zondo said. Guards and two policemen.

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