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Cattle and goats graze near the infamous koppie where 34 mineworkers were gunned down by police during a strike for higher wages at Lonmin’s Marikana platinum mine in August 2012. On the eve of its 10th anniversary, the tragedy — which made global headlines — remains etched in memory, a black mark on labour relations in post-apartheid SA.

In 2019 Sibanye-Stillwater acquired Lonmin, which was on the brink of bankruptcy, along with 24,400 employees and contractors at the Marikana operation; it’s the largest employer in the area. For some, very little has changed. High unemployment, low expectations of service delivery and rising crime remain major concerns in the community...

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